Drum Instructor/ Audio Mixing Consultant
Manager of Next Level Drums, LLC
Although self-taught on drum set, J. Jones studied rudiments with Jack Bell, former principal percussionist of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and professor at Georgia State University. Her experiences include playing with Jazz Combos, Gospel Choirs, Youth Choirs, Praise Teams, Male Quartets, and Worship Bands. She has also spent many years serving in both music ministry and sound/media ministry at local churches.
The mission of Next Level Drums, LLC is two-fold: to provide affordable, high quality drum instruction to beginning to intermediate church drummers, and to equip church sound techs with resources needed to improve their sound ministry. The goal is to provide a solid foundation in the technique, groove theory, pocket development, music notation and all other aspects needed to become successful musicians in the church. Next Level Drums, LLC also provides resources to help churches transform their live stream audio mixes into a professional broadcast sound.