Saxophonist De’Sean Jones is an artist who is on a path to becoming a part of Detroit’s great musical legacy. Mentored by the legendary jazz trumpeter Marcus Belgrave and electronic music pioneer “Mad” Mike Banks of UR (Underground Resistance), De’Sean is well versed in the tradition of jazz as well as the experimental sounds of the future. Since graduating from the Detroit School of Fine and Performing Arts, De’Sean has gone on to tour the world, perform and record with notable names in Gospel: Karen Clark Sheard & Kierra "KiKi" Sheard, Jazz: Christian McBride, and HipHop: Rick Ross. In addition to performing alongside music Icon Stevie Wonder for New Years Eve 2011, De’Sean continues to assert his musical voice with his 2011 album release entitled “De’Sean Jones: Septet" and follow up 2013 release "The Knomadik Project".
De'Sean is best known for having a colorfully rich tone coupled with a powerful sound that renders high energy musical experiences. Featured in De’Sean’s music is the essence of Jazz, Heavy Metal, Hip-Hop and Electronic Music. Having debuted at the 2008 Detroit International Jazz Festival, Jones continues to actively perform across the country with his band “De’Sean Jones & Knomadik”.
As a member of UR (Underground Resistance) since 2007, he performs globally with experimental electronic music groups “ÐIII” w/(DJ Mark Flash & Jon Dixon), Time Line w/(“Mad” Mike Banks & Jon Dixon) and “Galaxy2Galaxy”, which completed a world tour in 2011. More on De'Sean Jones.