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Steve Jones

Instructor, Music Management    
Biography

Coordinator of Music Management

Steve Jones started playing in the school orchestra in the 4th grade. In the 7th grade, he sold his sax, bought a guitar and has been rockin’ ever since. He played in a band called “The Jades” during high school. Two years of radio followed seven years of college. Then, after a stint producing the weekly syndicated radio show “Rock ‘N Roll Roots,” he went to work for a major label – 1978 saw the start of a 26 year run with Atlantic Records. The first 10 years were in radio promotion, where he worked with The Rolling Stones, AC/DC, Chic, U2, INXS, Bette Midler, Genesis, Foreigner, The Spinners, Yes, Laura Branigan and Debbie Gibson, among others. In 1988, he moved over to the marketing/sales side of Atlantic and was instrumental in the development of the careers of Hootie & The Blowfish, Edwin McCain, Seven Mary Three, Matchbox Twenty, Collective Soul and Tori Amos, among others. In 2004, Jones joined Brash Music. In his role as president of Brash, he has aided in the development of the careers of Anthony David, Aaron Shust and Chris Sligh.