Josh Jones, marimba

June 5, 2024, 12:15 pm

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Percussionist Josh Jones

A native of Chicago, Illinois, Josh Jones earned his Bachelor’s in Music from DePaul School of Music and was the orchestra fellow of both the Detroit and Pittsburgh symphonies. In 2022, Josh joined the Grant Park Festival Orchestra as Principal Percussionist. Josh has been featured at Carnegie Hall, on radio and television, and has had two short documentaries made about his musical development and experience. He also authored a percussion method book series, “Spatial Studies for Hitting Things”, and writes musical and philosophical blogs on his website,


Alexander Scriabin; arr. Stephen Karukas – Poeme op 32, no. 1

Jacob Druckman – Reflections on the Nature of Water: Fleet

Paul Smadbeck  – Rhythm Song

Evelyn Glennie – A Little Prayer

Claude Debussy – Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum and Serenade of the Doll

Keiko Abe – Michi

Pius Cheung – Etude in D major