"MORE GROOVE THAN GRAINS OF SAND IN THE DESERT", "LOCKET IN THE POCKET JONES"
CASEY JONES -Currently plays drums for, THE CASEY JONES REGGAE TRAIN, THE ISLAND PASSION BAND, BETTER CHEMISTRY, INTENT featuring Eric Walsh, DAS BEAT, ALTERNATE ROOTS, JAHMARK AND THE SOULSHAKERS, PAN ON DE RUN, FAT TUESDAY, GREGG YOUNG AND THE 2ND STREET BAND , THE GARY GORDON MAIN STREET BAND, ZUMEGA MUSIC, URBAN DREAD, RAIN PEOPLE, THE G ALL STARS, UNKLE MONKEY, SHENANIGANS , THE BLUE NILE X-PRESS . Having a deep love for all that is music and extensive travel throughout China, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East has blessed him with the opportunity to study and play music from many different cultures.Studying from such great masters as Changuito, Billy Moore,Kenny Clarke, Tony Columbia,Efran Toro and Long John Oliva. Casey worked with the Universal Studios Hollywood band Tropical Wave for 10 years, played USO shows for the troops in Iraq, Germany, Kosovo and Bosnia, produced his own recording projects like "Devil In the Canyon" " Roots Raga Reggae" "The Natives Are Restless" and Big Yards "Don't Worry Be Happy"and his popular single with Tafar Watkis" Reggae Soul Train". His latest release is a live Cd with the band Fat Tuesday recorded live at The Skylark in Seattle. Currently Casey is in the studio producing tracks for Pan on de Run and the world beat music of Alternate Roots Studios. Casey has been band leader and musical director for groups like Spliff, Ray-Gun, Alternate Roots , Pan on DeRun and Das Beat. His passion for world music is quite evident in his playing as his rhythms and sixth sense is uncanny. Casey’s versatility as an artist is clear whether he’s playing reggae, Latin, calypso or jazz, he rocks! He’s worked and recorded with with some of the greatest including Joe Cocker, Etta James , Tupac Shakur, film composer Michel Columbier, jazz legend Eric Gale, The Bonedaddys, composer Earl Robinson, Linda Hopkins, Seal, Robert Greenidge, Indya, Papa Michigan and Shinehead , Margaret Young, Planet 10, Costa Rican composer Luis Munoz & Pelin, the LA Desperados, Einstein & Sapadilla, , Fat Tuesday, & Spliff... ”but being given the chance to play such intelligent, heartfelt, funky ass, New Orleans swamp bucket, beautiful music with Alfred Johnson is a true highlight of my life and makes me feel at home! Life is all about love....and I feel the love in de house...”------------
All the songs listed on this site are songs i have played drums on. Many i have produced or co-produced. And many I am playing most of the instruments, singing lead and background.Many of these tracks are available for sale on I-
Tunes.,Amazon.com,Zumega music.com and cd Baby. The tracks i do have for sale on this site are tunes from Ray-Gun and Das Beat and Pan on de Run. Thanks so much for stoppng by and listening to the music!!