Jazz Strings: Mimi Jones, Bassist
This is the fourth concert in the Institute of Jazz Studies series "Jazz Strings." These concerts feature artist who specialize in playing jazz on a stringed instrument. This concert features bassist and singer Mimi Jones. New York native Mimi Jones (aka Miriam Sullivan) is a multi talented bassist, vocalist and composer. In 2009 she released her debut CD, “A New Day”, and she is currently working on her second. Mimi has performed or recorded with, the great Lionel Hampton, Kenny Barron, Tia Fuller and Terri Lyne Carrington. She has studied with Lisle Atkinson, Ron Carter, and Milt Hinton. Mimi toured extensively throughout Europe, the United States and has performed on five continents as a U.S. Jazz Ambassador.