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Jones 'n' Markin Classic Rock Duo from Herndon, VA


$150 - $1000 per event
Jones 'n' Markin is an acoustic-electric musical duo. We perform our own originals, blues, classic rock, and folk rock standards. Our originals range in style from blues to light jazz, country rock to rockabilly, folk rock to classic rock. Our influences include The Beatles, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Crosby-Stills-Nash-and-Young, Eric Clapton, Jackson Browne, and Van Morrison. Jones 'n' Markin play parties, coffeehouses, bookstores, restaurants, corporate functions, and any occasion where an acoustic-electric duo meets the musical need.

Lee Gordon Jones is a guitarist and a singer-songwriter. He began playing the guitar in 1966. The first songs he learned were the contemporary/folk tunes on the air at the time. They were songs performed by Bob Dylan, Peter, Paul, and Mary, the Kingston Trio, and others. He then learned some Beatles, Rolling Stones, and Creedence Clearwater Revival tunes. Over the last 45 years, he has steadily added enough tunes to have many hours' worth of material. Lee began writing songs as an early teen and continues writing them as the inspiration comes. He also began performing as an early teen, first in church groups and soon thereafter providing mood music for parties and assorted social gatherings. He started playing in his first rock'n'roll band in high school and sat in with other bands during the same period. During college, he played mostly solo and in some duos, performing primarily acoustic blues and folk-rock; although, he did occasionally sit in on lead guitar with other groups. Since college. he's continued to perform solo, in duos, and in bands of various configurations. He plays primarily in the DC metro area in the Jones 'n' Markin acoustic-electric duo and The MSJ Project power-trio, but his solo gigs have taken him to Aspen, San Diego, San Antonio, Denver, Houston, Jacksonville, Fort Myers, and Austin. Lee has written many of the songs performed by Jones 'n' Markin.

Kelly taught himself to play acoustic guitar at age 16, when he rescued an abandoned guitar from his neighbor's trash. Later, he learned to play bass with some friends at work, who together formed a band, Res Ipsa. Influences include the Beatles, Steely Dan, the Eagles, Dire Straits, Funk Brothers, and Cream. Over the years, he has played with the Herndon Town Square Singers, for special musical events at work, with the seven-piece Frontal Bluesotomy and The Idylwood Band. Aside from his duties on the bass and vocals for Jones 'n' Markin, he also currently holds down the bass and vocals for the band Top Shelf, a five piece classic rock band, and the MSJ Project, a classic rock power-trio.
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Annandale, VA
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Ain't Playin' That Game
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Better Off Without You
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Boulevard of Broken Dreams
Green Day
Brown Eyed Girl
Van Morrision
Cleana Mae
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Down to the Waterline
Dire Straits
Found Out About You
Gin Blossoms
Go To Pieces
Del Shannon
Got a Line on You
Heart Full of Soul
Honky Tonk Woman
Rolling Stones
House of the Rising Sun
I'm Lookin' Through You
I've Just Seen A Face
In My Life
Tommy TooTone
Knockin' On Heaven's Door
Bob Dylan
Lady Writer
Dire Straits
Little Wing
Jimi Hendrix
Creedence Clearwater Revival
Mary McLean
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Midnight In Kansas City
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Mindless Woman
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Van Morrison
My Ring Is Getting Looser
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Payday Shuffle
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Please Let Me Back In
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Pretty Woman
Roy Orbison
Redneck Friend
Jackson Browne
Rock this Town
Stray Cats
Del Shannon
Secret Agent Man
Johnny Rivers
Slant Six
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Classics Four
Standin' On the Corner
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Stray Cat Strut
Stray Cats
Southern Man
Neil Young
Sultans of Swing
Dire Straits
Take All the Time You Need
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That Don't Sound Like You
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The Glow
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Those Days Are Gone
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To Her Door
Paul Kelly
Too Many Moments
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While My Guitar Gently Weeps
Who'll Stop the Rain
Creedence Clearwater Revival
Wild Horses
Rolling Stones
Wild Night
Van Morrison
Wind Cries Mary
Jimi Hendrix
Wonderful Tonight
Eric Clapton
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Acoustic Duo
Folk Duo
60's Hits Duo
70's Hits Duo
Classic Rock Duo
Variety Duo
Happy Hours
Bachelor Parties
Halloween Parties
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Christmas Parties
Grand Openings
Graduation Parties
High School Reunions
Holiday Parties
Trade Shows
Cocktail Parties
Private Parties
Super Bowl Parties
Commitment Ceremonies
Kentucky Derby Parties
Retirement Parties
Divorce Parties
Mardi Gras Party
Please note Jones 'n' Markin will also travel to Reston, Sterling, Dulles Airport, Great Falls, Ashburn, Philomont, Chantilly, Fairfax, Arcola, Lincoln, Oakton, Vienna, Greenway, West Mclean, Centreville, Mc Lean, Aldie, Dunn Loring, Merrifield, Potomac, Clifton, Falls Church, Poolesville, Bethesda, Cabin John, Catharpin, Gaithersburg, Springfield, Annandale, Arlington.
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