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Wayne Jones AUDIO, bass guitar powered bass cabinets, direct from manufacturer, 100% satisfaction guaranteed. Speakers for bass guitars.

Wayne Jones Audio - 1000 Watt 2x10 Powered Bass Cabinet

Powered Bass Cabinet

1000 Watt 2×10 – Single Cabinet

 

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Wayne Jones Audio - 1000 Watt 1x10 Stereo/Mono Bass Cabinets

Stereo/Mono Bass Cabinets

1000 Watt 1×10 – 500 Watts per side

 

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Wayne Jones Audio - 1000 Watt 2x10 Powered Bass Cabinet

Studio Monitors passive/active

1000 Watt 1×10 – 500 Watts per side

 

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Wayne Jones Audio - WJBP Stereo Valve Bass Pre-Amp

Stereo Valve Bass Pre-Amp

Incredible EQ point separation

 

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Fodera Guitars & Wayne Jones AUDIO – Play a Fodera bass guitar through a Wayne Jones AUDIO bass rig

 

Powered Bass Cabinet

1000 Watt 2x10 Powered Bass Cabinet / 2000 Watts in 4x10’s

Wayne Jones AUDIO, bass guitar powered bass cabinets, direct from manufacturer, 100% satisfaction guaranteed. Speakers for bass guitars.The WJ 2×10

Now you can have a 1000 Watt Compact, Portable  High End, High Powered, Crystal Clear, Full Range 2×10 Bass Cabinet (40 Hz – 20 KHz & does the job of a 4×10) that only requires a pre-amp, your bass & yourself. Or spoil yourself with 2 cabinets & have 2000 watts in 4×10’s.
    • Now lighter & more portable. The cabinet is made from lightweight poplar ply which is internally braced & is finished with a lush slightly thicker black carpet than most manufactures use.
    • I still use the same 10” driver design that was in my previous model (if it aint broke don’t fix it) with air dried Kevlar Impregnated cones, a 70mm voice coil, massive ferrite magnets (in preference to Neo).
    • All bass cabinets in the new range now have JBL tweeters.
    • The cabinet has a separate rear section for the pull out handle & to allow air flow to cool the heat sink. A state of the art switch mode D Class power amp with amazing dynamics, 20Hz to 20KHz frequency range (see specs) is built into the rear panel of the cabinet with a grill to protect it. I could have used what most other companies are using but this power amp far surpasses them with specs & amp quality.

It’s a 500 Watt per side stereo amp (2 individual mono amps) that is bridged giving 1000Watts RMS into 8 Ohms. Perfect for my cabinets as they need the power to move those drivers to give you all those frequencies. As opposed to other cab companies where their speakers do not deliver all the frequencies as present & as balanced as mine.

  • The rear handle is a rugged road case pull-out handle by Penn Elcom. The castors are also rugged & take far more weight than is needed.
  • It also has 2 recessed bar handles for alternative carrying
  • Standard plastic interlocking corners
  • 1.6mm perforated powder coated front & rear grills
  • Foam padded covers with a special cut out to protect the control panel come with all cabs at no extra cost.

 

How to use

  • Make all mains & pre amp connections. (output from pre-amp to Input of WJ powered cab) with volume down on bass & pre amp. Turn on the mains, then your pre, then the power-amp. Then turn up your volumes to set your sound. Reverse process to shut down

 

Attenuators

  • Set the mid around 3 o’clock & the high approx.  12 O’clock.

 

Dimensions

  • H 65cm W42cm D57cm
  • Weight 30kg
  • Heavy duty pull-out road case handle
  • 2 side bar handles
  • Heavy duty castors
  • Rear Grill to protect & allow air to the heat sink

Cabinet Specs

  • Power Amp – State of the art D Class switch mode stereo power amp 1000 Watts bridged into 8 ohms with heat sink plate mounted into the rear of the cabinet.
  • Internally the power amp mains cable has a heavy duty ferrite on it to shield from RF interference.
  • Power Amp frequency –  20 Hz – 20 KHz
  • High Pass Filter – 30Hz roll off
  • Cabinet tuning – 40 Hz to 20KHz (speakers will actually reproduce below 30Hz thus the need for the HPF)
  • Drivers – 2 custom made Wayne Jones 10” drivers with Aluminum cast frames, Kevlar impregnated cones with specially formulated Eucalyptus pulp
  • Voice coil – 70mm
  • Magnet – Massive Ferrite.
    Individual driver specs. 40 Hz to 4.5 KHz
  • Tweeter –  JBL, 1.75” Voice coil
  • Crossover point 3.5Khz
  • Control plate-  Brushed Stainless Steel
  • Mains in Power – IEC
  • XLR balanced Input
  • LED readout for thermal & amp; clip Indication
  • Attenuators
    • High -12Db cut
    • Mid  -12Db cut @ 300Hz to 600 Hz range

 

Product Videos

Demonstrating the 1000 Watt WJ 2×10 Powered Cabinet with the WJBP Valve Stereo Bass Pre-Amp

Demonstrating 2000 Watts using two WJ 2×10 1000 Watt Powered Bass Cabs

Features of the WJ Powered Bass Cabinet range

 

Stereo/Mono Bass Cabinets

1000 Watt 1x10 / 500 Watts per side

Wayne Jones AUDIO, bass guitar powered bass cabinets, direct from manufacturer, 100% satisfaction guaranteed. Speakers for bass guitars.The WJ 1×10’s

Are Extremely light weight (no more back trouble) great for small rooms. 500 Watt a side, 4 ohm cabinets that are used as a pair in stereo or parallel mono.

 

 

These will blow you away. I would only be using these if I was doing smaller gigs.

They are so light but sound so full & clear, 40 Hz- 20 KHz
You can also use the powered one by itself as a 500 Watt cabinet. It will only use one side of the power amp which operates totally separate from the other.
Besides all that you can pop them up on stands & use them for monitors in your home studio.

 

 

Cabinet Specs: For a pair

  • Power – 1000 watts. 500 Watts per side into 4 Ohms per side
  • Power Amp – D Class switch mode stereo power amp with heat sink plate mounted into the rear of one cabinet.
  • Power Amp frequency – 20 Hz – 20 KHz
  • High Pass Filter – 30Hz roll off
  • Cabinet tuning – 40 Hz to 20KHz (speakers will reproduce below 30Hz so thus the need for the HPF)
  • Drivers – 2 custom made Wayne Jones 10” drivers with Aluminium cast frames, specially formulated cone pulp, Kevlar impregnated cones.
  • Voice coil – 3”
  • Magnet – Massive Ferrite
  • Tweeter –  JBL, 1.75” Voice coil
  • Crossover point – 3.5KHz

Control plate – Brushed Stainless Steel

  • Mains Power in- IEC
  • 2 XLR balanced Inputs with parallel mono (link) or stereo selection switch.
  • LED readout for thermal & amp; clip Indication.
  • Attenuators
  • High -12Db cut
  • Mid attenuator -12Db cut @ 300Hz to 600 Hz range

 

 

Dimensions

  • H 47cm W35cm D52cm
  • Weight
  • Active   18.2kg
  • Passive 17.2 kg

 

 

Product Videos

Discussion about the 1000 Watt WJ 1×10 Powered Stereo System

Demonstrating the 1000 Watt WJ 1×10 Powered Stereo Bass Cabinet System

Features of the WJ Powered Bass Cabinet range

 

Studio Monitors (Coming Soon)

1000 Watt 1x10 Studio Monitors / Passive & Active
Now in final Testing Phase - Dec 2015

Wayne Jones AUDIO, bass guitar powered bass cabinets, direct from manufacturer, 100% satisfaction guaranteed. Speakers for bass guitars.The WJ studio monitors

  • They use the same 10”driver as the 1×10 bass cabs with the highly acclaimed Italian Faital tweeter & a specifically designed crossover.
  • The finish is a stunningly lush 2 Pak gloss black with a clear on top.
  • As are all good high end studio monitors these are made from 19mm MDF for the high density properties of the wood.
  • The accurate representation of bass & drums is Incredible.
  • They also make great home stereo or home theater speakers.

 

Cabinet Specs:

  • Power – 1000 watts. 500 Watts per side into 4 Ohms per side
  • Power Amp is mounted into one cab only.
  • Power Amp – D Class switch mode stereo power amp with heat sink plate mounted into the rear of one cabinet.
  • Power Amp frequency – 20 Hz – 20 KHz
  • High Pass Filter – 30Hz roll off
  • Cabinet tuning – 40 Hz to 20KHz (speakers will reproduce below 30Hz so thus the need for the HPF)
  • Drivers – 2 custom made Wayne Jones 10” drivers with Aluminium cast frames, specially formulated Eucalyptus cone pulp, Kevlar impregnated cones.
  • Voice coil – 3”
  • Magnet – Massive Ferrite
  • Tweeter –  Faital, 1.” Voice coil
  • Crossover point – 3Khz
  • Control plate – Brushed Stainless Steel
  • Mains Power in – Speakon connection
  • 2 XLR balanced Inputs with parallel mono or stereo selection switch.
  • (use Input 1 only for parallel mono) Not recommended for Studio set up.
  • Mute & Standby switches
  • LED readout for standby, thermal & clip Indication.
  • Attenuators
  • High -12Db cut
  • Mid attenuator -12Db cut @ 300Hz to 600 Hz range

 

Dimensions

  • H 33cm W45cm D50.5cm
  • Weight
  • Active   18.2kg
  • Passive 17.2 kg

 

WJBP Stereo Valve Bass Pre-Amp

High End Pro Bass Player Designed

Wayne Jones AUDIO, bass guitar powered bass cabinets, direct from manufacturer, 100% satisfaction guaranteed. Speakers for bass guitars.WJBP Bass Guitar Pre-Amp

My perfect sound was an Avalon 737 studio pre through my WJ powered cabs. So I set out to design a bass pre-amp that truly reproduced your bass sound & thus enabled you to tailor your sound. Also the tone controls had to work in the right areas & the pre had to have all the bells & whistles we need to do our job. Again no expense spared, just the highest quality components I could get for everything we need on stage & in the studio. These were my Instructions to my Engineer.

I have achieved that with the WJBP

This pre will also make front of house engineers happy as what goes in comes out.

The WJBP is designed with a no compromise attitude in Cost, Quality, Components & Features just as are WJ High End High Powered Bass Cabinets.

Features

  • Input 1/4” Phono Jack
  • Input Gain For both Passive & Active basses
  • -10 Db pad with overload light that Light up Orange when overloading starts
  • Tone controls are critically set by Wayne & are extremely accurate in the attack points of each string.
    You can set them by one for each string on your bass All +15Db -20 Db
  • Incredible separation between the tone controls
  • There is also a 30 Hz boost for those that may like it ( not really needed at all as the Bass control gives
    such a great bottom end with ultimate attack)
  • In/out button for selection
  • Compressor: Optical, automatically senses & is very effective even with a very small amount
    engaged.
  • In/out button for selection
  • Balance This is a balance control for stereo operation EG 2 WJ 2×10 or Stereo WJ 1×10 Powered
    cabs.
  • Master volume Controls out put
  • Clip LEDS tell you if you are overdoing the WJBP output
  • Mute – Puts the WJBP in standby mode. LED Indicates when in use. The Mute mode should also be
    used for power up of the WJ Powered cabs, otherwise a very loud 1000watts will sound when WJ
    Powered cab (or separate power amp) is turned on.
  • It also operates the built in Tuner. For standard tuning for 4, 5 & 6 string basses
  • Foot switch mutes all output for silent tuning.

 

Master Outs 2 balanced XLR (recommended) outs for connection to WJ powered cabinets or to separate power amps Balance control on from panel will affect these outputs.

Also a choice of 2 Unbalanced 1/4’ outputs for same function. (not recommended as output is lower)

All master outs can be used together as a pair or Individually with balance control set to the respective output

FX Send & Return – Stereo or mono with a blend balance control for wet or dry. “Set in Centre for best blend”

Foot switch – Mutes all output

DI Output – Balanced XLR out with Level control & ore or post EQ button

Aux Input – Stereo input, both 6.3mm & 1/4” Phono. You an use this to plug items such as iPad, iPhone backing tracks etc. to play along with.

Headphone With Volume Control – Plug in your headphones to practise with. You can use the WJBP by itself without plugging into a power amp.

Specifications

  • Input 1/4” Active Unbalanced
    Impedance 220K
    Max Level +20dBu
  • Outputs
    Balanced XLR
    Impedance 300 Ohm
    Max Level +27dB
    1/4” TRS Unbalanced
    Max Level +22dB
    Frequency Response 10 hZ to 20 KHZ
    THD+Noise@1KHz 2.5 %
    Signal to noise ratio >80dB Limit 2
    Total Gain 62dB
    Universal Line Voltage 115/240 VAC, 50/60Hz
  • Shipping size
    40.5 cm x 32.5 cm x 18 cm
    Weight 5.8kg
  • Rear Panel
    Inputs 1/4” & 3.5mm TRS Active Stereo
  • Impedance 20K
    Max Level +15 dBu
  • EQ Band frequencies:
    Band 1 20-300Hz, Centre set at 80Hz
    Band 2 60-1KHz, Centre set at 160 Hz
    Band 3 150-2.5KHz, Centre set at 500Hz
    Band 4 450-8KHz, Centre set at 1.6KHz
    Band 5 1KHz-20KHz Centre set at 2.2KHz
  • Size 6.6 cm x 27.8 cm x 24 cm
    Weight 2.4kg

 

Product Videos

Wayne Jones describes features of the new WJBP Valve Stereo Bass Pre-Amp

How a Front of House engineer thinks about your sound

 

play a fodera bass guitar

Play a Fodera bass guitar
through a Wayne Jones AUDIO bass rig


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Wayne Jones AUDIO & Fodera  Guitars are both privileged & happy to announce that they will be working in conjunction with each other, in their respective countries, providing a place where you can see, play & hear the highly respected state of the art, beautifully crafted Fodera basses & the highly acclaimed & awarded Wayne Jones AUDIO high end, high powered bass cabinets & amplifiers.

 

Australia – Melbourne
Contact Wayne Jones AUDIO to arrange an appointment to experience the Fodera basses.
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USA – Brooklyn
Contact Fodera Guitars to arrange an appointment to try the Wayne Jones AUDIO High End, High Powered Cabinets & Stereo Valve Pre-Amp.
68 34th Street, 3rd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11232
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About Wayne Jones AUDIO

I am sure you’re going to enjoy my new range of High End, High Powered cabinets

Wayne Jones  

Based in Melbourne Australia.

I am primarily a solo bass player, writer, producer and own my own record label.

Prior to this for over 40 years I was a sideman in the Australian music scene, touring, sessions, clinician and product advisor for major companies.

When I started playing I could not afford extra bass cabinets so my father and I built one.

Ever since then I have been Interested in designing my own bass cabinets through gaining knowledge and the need to better what was on the market.

In 2001 Bass Player Magazine gave me that rave review that stated that my bass cabinets had unbeatable detail and balance and bassists should rejoice in the promise of a new cabinet renaissance thanks to myself and Michail Barabasz.

Also when describing them said think high resolution studio monitors. They were that close to being studio monitors I decided to make some.

Well since then I have recorded and produced a few CD’S of my own, done some touring and thought it was about time I designed a new range of cabinets making some improvements on my last model.

 

What we want and how to get it.

As bass players we are always on the search for our perfect sound.  No matter what style of music or what bass you use you want to be able to reproduce that bass’s sound, tailor your EQ and FX. 

It works like this.

  • First the Signal, (your bass) then reproduction.
  • In the studio you plug straight in through a high quality DI such as an Avalon U5 and that is your actual sound to be processed. You may also mic a cab for it’s sound.
  • The speakers should reproduce the signal that you process through your amp and FX.
  • On stage have you ever wondered why FOH Engineers usually prefer pre instead of a post send from your DI? The reason they like that is the sound you get on stage from most amps is not actually what you’re sending them. Between the coloration of amps and FX and the inaccurate reproduction through most bass cabinets he wouldn’t get a workable sound.
  • Now with my cabinets you can send him the true representation of your sound as you have virtual studio quality on stage.  He will need a little demo of that to feel confident. But if they know their stuff it won’t be a problem and they will love it.

This is what I wanted in my rig and that’s why the first models worked.

 

Design and sound

We like 10’s as they have tight bottom end with great attack.

The problem is to get the frequency range we require out of them.

I went to Michail Barabasz of Lorantz Audio in Melbourne and asked him to make me 10’s that could cater for the low B to the high C on a six string bass with a clean clear even frequency response all the way.

Now that a pretty tough ask for a 10”speaker. I also gave him my digital pre amp graph shape that I used at the time.

He reply was, “You want WHAT out of a 10?!!!!!!!

He did it.  A 3 inch voice coil, Kevlar Impregnated cone with +- 5 mm travel that will actually excurt to 13mm. Whether it pops back in or not is a different thing.  My previous cabinets also delivered to around 28Hz. I still use the same drivers in my new models.

A Boeing engineer in the USA asked me if he could test them to the near point of destruction and was amazed and how good they were.
You can use 10’s for subs or have them with more mids or highs but to get an even frequency response in the driver itself (not the cabinet) from 40Hz to 4Kz has been virtually impossible for every other speaker manufacturer.

We have achieved that and that is why I am proud to say they are the best in the world.

If you design the speaker itself to reproduce accurately what goes into it then you are not compensating with box tuning.

Ever noticed how sometimes you can pull as sound and there are still certain frequencies you cannot get rid of or there is some mud around them. That’s because the speaker is more prominent in certain areas and or your amp EQ selection points are not in the right place when designed.

 

Comparison

Most cab companies get one speaker manufacturer to make their speakers. And they generally operate on a budget for a large turn over.  I operate on building the best quality I can with no exception or expense spared.

This is why my cabs cost a little more. You do get what you pay for.

You simply can’t by a Ferrari for the same price as GM or Toyota.

I am sure you’re going to enjoy my new range of High End, High Powered cabinets as much as I do.

You can order direct from this website and from select Bass Amp retailers.

 

 

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Hear & Try

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Wayne Jones AUDIO bass rig


Play a Fodera bass guitar
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Australia – Melbourne
Contact Wayne Jones AUDIO to arrange an appointment to experience the Fodera basses.
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USA – Brooklyn
Contact Fodera Guitars to arrange an appointment to try the Wayne Jones AUDIO High End, High Powered Cabinets & Stereo Valve Pre-Amp.
68 34th Street, 3rd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11232
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Euphoria Studios NYC

Euphoria Studios NYC use Wayne Jones AUDIO rigs in their rehearsal studios. High End, High Powered Bass Cabinets & Stereo Valve Bass Pre-Amp.

Address 40 W 27th St, 9th floor
New York, NY 10001
Phone (212) 447-5070
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Complete Production Services

Complete Production Services - Locations to Hear & Try a Wayne Jones AUDIO bass rig

Address 1930 Commerce Oak Avenue,
Orlando FL 32808,
United States
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Good Decisions In Concert (GDIC)

Good Decisions In Concert (GDIC) - Locations to Hear & Try a Wayne Jones AUDIO bass rig

Address 9517 B Baltimore Ave,
College Park MD 20707,
United States
Phone 301.248.8993
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CenterStaging

CenterStaging is LA’s premier rehearsal and backline facility

Center Staging - Hear & Try a Wayne Jones AUDIO bass rig

Address 3407 Winona Ave
Burbank, CA 91504,
United States
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Vinny’s Music

“Serving the needs of the New York area music community, venues, events, musical equipment rentals, instruments, stages, lights,  transportation, and storage for over 30 years”

Address 9601 23rd Ave
East Elmhurst, NY 11369,
United States
Phone (718) 752-0777
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Atlanta Backline Company

Atlanta Backline Company stocking Wayne Jones AUDIO rigs. High End, High Powered Bass Cabinets & Stereo Valve Bass Pre-Amp.

Address 3519 Church Street, Suites ABC
Clarkston, GA 30021, USA
Phone (404) 709 2991
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S.I.R Studios Nashville

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Happy to announce that the Wayne Jones AUDIO bass rigs are now available for hire (only) in the rehearsals rooms at SIR Studios Nashville.

Address Studio Instrument Rentals, Inc.
1101 Cherry Avenue
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone 615.255.4500
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Cre-8-Sound
Yeppoon, Queensland, Australia

Contact Greg Lewis, from Cre-8-Sound in Queensland, to make an appointment to hear, play through and experience the Wayne Jones AUDIO product range.

Ph: 0411643770

 

 

Endorsees

Wayne Jones AUDIO endorsees, best bass players, famous bass players, Za Williams, Carl Young, Arlington Houston, Paul Adamy, Graham Maby, Nate Phillips, David Dyson, André Bowman, André Berry, Mark Peterson, Tim George

 

 


 

Maurice Fitzgerald

Maurice Fitzgerald on bass… with a Wayne Jones AUDIO rig!

Maurice Fitzgerald bassist & Wayne Jones AUDIO endorsee. Bass player Maurice FitzgeraldMaurice Fitzgerald began playing bass on a professional level at the age of 18 and has maintained a diverse professional career for 14 years, playing with contemporary jazz greats such as Ramsey Lewis and Brian Culbertson, as well as gospel greats such as Donnie McClurkin and CeCe Winans. When asked about his jazz influences, Maurice would reply with Marcus Miller, Anthony Jackson, Nathan East and Jacko…before naming others. Displaying his profound versatility, he would list gospel influences of Joel Smith, Steve Huff and Andrew Bushe. His varied studio, live recording and concert experience display his versatility in multiple genres and also aided in his formulating a sound that is both crisp and distinctive, but most importantly, sought after. Having established a reputation of professionalism, musical integrity and dependability, Maurice has earned the label of being both talented and easy to work with, which also results in artists seeking him out for both his gift and work ethic.

Maurice Fitzgerald bassist for Fred Hammond Maurice Fitzgerald bass playerEn route to becoming an accomplished musician, Maurice has worked with a myriad of artists and his concert resume is extensive as well. He has circled the globe in recent years with the likes of Beyonce Knowles, Destiny’s Child, Brian Culbertson and Ramsey Lewis. In the gospel arena, Maurice has toured with Yolanda Adams, Fred Hammond and John P. Kee. He recently completed a tour with BeBe and CeCe Winans for whom he worked as the Musical Director and appeared on their Grammy Award winning album Still. Speaking of Grammy’s, Maurice also appeared on the Clark Sister’s Live – One Last Time which won Best Traditional Gospel Album.

Maurice is currently touring with Grammy Award Nominee and Stellar Award winner Marvin Sapp and has recently joined forces with Ron Isley to play on his tour.

In addition, Maurice had the distinct pleasure of appearing on television throughout the following years:

  • 2001 – The Oprah Winfrey Show – Brian McKnight, Stevie Wonder, Joe
  • 2002 – 2003 with Destiny’s Child – Jay Leno, David Letterman, The Today Show, Rosie O’Donnell and 106th and Park
  • 2010 – The Oprah Winfrey Show – BeBe and CeCe Winans

Additional album credits

Maurice Fitzgerald bass solo during Brian Culbertson gig
Maurice Fitzgerald bassist with Fred Hammaond Live In Chicago

 


 

Garrett Body

Big welcome on board Garrett Body (G. Body).

G. Body bass player Garret Body on bass“Garrett Body affectionately known as “G Body” is an amazing bassist from Chicago, IL. His musical journey began at the age of 9 where he began playing for a local church choir. Over time Garrett developed and perfected his craft and love for music.

Garrett’s music has inspired many and has allowed him the honor of sharing the stage with many notable recording artists such as Heather Headley, Jennifer Hudson, Dwayne Woods, Euge Groove, Rick Braun, Norman Brown, Brian Simpson, Sax Pack, and the list goes on and on.

Garrett Body bass guitar player Nick Colionne and Garrett BodyIn 2009 Garrett released his debut album entitled, “BODY WAY”, which highlights a smooth and easy listening experience mixed with instrumentals that will amaze you. In July of 2013 Garrett followed up with his sophomore album entitled “WHO AM I?” featuring Bill the Buddha Dickens, Isaiah Sharkey, as well as many other great artist. In July of 2013 Garrett joined forces with Nick Colionne as his “right hand man.” Currently touring across the world and captivating audiences with high energy performances, Garrett’s humble spirit has allowed him to become one of the best in the business!” ~ www.reverbnation.com/garrettbody


“Intermission” from Garrett Body’s CD “Who Am I”

“My Guitar” by G-Body

TRACKS & CDs

 


 

Superheist

Drew Dedman

Drew Dedman - bass player for Superheist Drew Dedman - bass player for Superheist - Wayne Jones AUDIO endorsee Australian Rock/NuMetal band Superheist Australian Rock/NuMetal band Superheist are heading off to LA to record at NRG Recording Studio. Their bass player, Drew Dedman, is lined up to use the WJ 2×10 1000 Watt Powered Bass Cabinets and WJBP Stereo Valve Bass Guitar Pre-Amp for his recording rig. The gear is being supplied by CenterStaging, LA’s premier rehearsal and backline facility.

Drew Dedman was also a guest performer at the recent Melbourne Guitar Show – Wayne Jones AUDIO booth, knocking out great solo spots and performed alongside bass players Chris Bekker and Wayne Jones.

Australian Rock/NuMetal band Superheist - Hands Up High [Official Music Video]www.superheist.com.au
www.facebook.com/Superheist
www.facebook.com/drewdedmanbassplayer

Superheist Australia Nov – Dec Tour Dates and Tickets
www.wildthingpresents.com/tours/superheist-dont-call-it-a-comeback-tour

 

 


 

Tequila Mockingbyrd

Jess Reily

“I was so very fortunate to play through 2000 watts of two WJ 2×10 powered cabinets and WJBP pre amp at the Melbourne Guitar Show 2016. From the first note, I was blown away with the clarity and punch it delivered! Just so very easy to get a really, really great tone from quickly, even when plugging into it for the first time. I love it!”

Jess Reily, bass player for Australian powerhouse rock trio, Tequila Mockingbyrd Australian powerhouse rock trio, Tequila Mockingbyrd with Wayne Jones AUDIO endorsee Jess Reily Jess Reily, bassist for Tequila Mockingbyrd and Wayne Jones AUDIO endorsee, rocking it up at the recent Melbourne Guitar Show (organised by Australian Musician)Wayne Jones AUDIO is very proud to announce the association and endorsement with bass player Jess Reily.

Australian powerhouse rock trio, Tequila Mockingbyrd, are about to smash it in Europe with their upcoming tour kicking off in September. After their debut album release, Fight and Flight, this all woman group have skyrocketed to prominence appearing as support to Australia’s rock royalty; Baby Animals, Thirsty Merc, The Superjesus, Twelve Foot Ninja and British India along with international greats like Richie Ramone, Cherie Currie. Complete with a Middle East tour performing for the Australian, US and UK Troops and clocking up several national tours, Tequila Mockingbyrd are taking on Europe with bassist Jess Reily powered up with 2000 watts of two WJ 2×10 cabinets and a WJBP Stereo Valve Bass Guitar Pre-Amp.

Australian powerhouse rock trio, Tequila Mockingbyrdwww.tequilamockingbyrdband.com
www.facebook.com/tequilamockingbyrdband

CD and Merchandise
Debut album “Fight and Flight” from Lighthill Sound Studios (produced by Ricki Rae – Electric Mary, Bellusira, Massive) www.artistfirst.com.au/collections/tequila-mockingbyrd

 

 


 

One of the highest regarded upright bass players in the world

Scott Colley

Scott Colley upright bass player. Bassist of choice for such jazz legends as Herbie Hancock, Jim Hall, Andrew Hill, and Michael Brecker. Scott Colley on double bass with the John Scofield Trio @ Bird’s Basement in MelbourneScott Colley, the bassist of choice for such jazz legends as Herbie Hancock, Jim Hall, Andrew Hill, and Michael Brecker. His remarkably empathetic skills, strong melodic sense and improvisational abilities have served him well in groups led by colleagues Chris Potter, Adam Rogers, Brian Blade, David Binney, and Kenny Werner. But it is as a composer and bandleader in his own right that Colley has flourished in recent years, as evidenced by a string of recordings, beginning with his 1996 debut Portable Universe, (Freelance) and continuing with 1997’s This Place (SteepleChase), 1998’s Subliminal (Criss Cross), 2000’s The Magic Line (Arabesque) 2002’s Initial Wisdom (Palmetto), 2007’s Architect of the Silent Moment (CAM jazz), and the 2010-release, Empire (CAM jazz).

Appearing on more than 200 albums to date. He has worked with a variety of musicians from guitarists Bill Frisell, Pat Metheny and Adam Rogers; saxophonists Michael Brecker, Chris Potter and Clifford Jordan; pianists Herbie Hancock, Kenny Werner, Edward Simon; and drummers Brian Blade, Antonio Sanchez, Bill Stewart and Roy Haynes. Read more at www.scottcolley.com ➤

Bassist Scott Colley and pianist Frank Woeste - Dialogue #4 - “The Libretto Dialogues
More Performance Videos

Scott will be using a WJ 1×10’s pair, 1000 Watts with Pre-Amp
WJ 1×10’s Stereo/Mono 500 Watts per side
WJBP Stereo Valve Bass Guitar Pre-Amp
Wayne Jones AUDIO Shop

Scott has just recorded a new CD “Current“. This has been a fan funded project
Please join the New Fan-Funded Project on Artistshare available Now!
http://www.scottcolley.com
Recordings for Purchase

 

 

Pieces Of A Dream, Secret Society

David Dyson

Bass player David Dyson interviewed by Wayne Jones AUDIO about the range of products for bass players and his introduction to Wayne Jones AUDIOWayne Jones AUDIO is proud to welcome on board endorsee, David Dyson.

Along with his own writing & recording, being a sought after arranger, producer and director, David regularly performs with Pieces Of A Dream, Secret Society and Unit 3 Deep while also being in constant demand as a session player.

David, a Berklee College of Music graduate, has based with Gerald Albright, Philip Bailey, Walter Beasley, Rick Braun, Jonathan Butler, Dennis Chambers, Candy Dulfer, Debbie Gibson, Walter Hawkins, Norman Hutchins, Michael Franks, Bob James, Bobby Lyle, Wynton Marsailis, Doc Powell, Dianne Reeves, Najee, Maysa, New Kids On The Block just to name a few.

 

Wayne Jones AUDIO is proud to announce our latest endorsee, David Dyson. Along with his own writing, recording, sought after arranger, producer and director,  David regularly performs with Pieces Of A Dream and Secret Society while also being in constant demand as a session player.  "My David Dyson signature Skjold bass rockin' the super comfortable black GRUV GEAR solo neo strap, Dunlop stainless steel strings and going through 2000 watts of Wayne Jones thunder!"  Wyzard Bass, David Dyson, Nathaniel Phillips - NAMM 2016  David Dyson in full swing. Wayne Jones Audio in effect at Blues Alley Georgetown.  Bass player David Dyson @ Wayne Jones AUDIO photo shoot, March 2016 Unit 3 Deep - Bass guitar player David Dyson - Unleashed - Bethesda Blues Jazz & Supper Club
 

 

Usher, Will I Am, Black Eyed Peas

André Bowman

 

André Bowman. André is currently playing bass with Usher. He also plays with Will I Am, Black Eyed Peas  I'm very happy to announce my latest endorsee, André Bowman. André is currently playing bass with Usher. He also plays with Will I Am, Black Eyed Peas & EminemI’m very happy to announce my latest endorsee, André Bowman. André is currently playing bass with Usher. He also plays with Will I Am, Black Eyed Peas.

“Dré has established himself as a well-recognized, multi-talented bassist, producer and songwriter. His musical journey started at the early of age 7, leading him to influences such as Jaco Pastorius, Marcus Miller, Verdine White and Louis Johnson. In 1995, Dré enrolled at the prestigious Berklee College of Music to study music synthesis, production and engineering. During his time at Berklee, Dré honed his skills not only as a performer, but also as a producer, programmer and sound designer.”

“Dré has toured and performed live as the bassist, programmer and/or music director for a wide array of major recording artists including Grammy Award-winning artists Usher, will.i.am, Chris Brown and India.Arie, Grammy-nominated gospel artist Kim Burell, Juno Award-winning Canadian artist Jully Black and R&B superstars Johnny Gill, Ralph Tresvant and Bobby Brown as the Heads of State. He has also had the pleasure to share the stage with iconic artists such as James Brown, Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan, George Clinton, Sheila E., George Duke, Jennifer Holliday, Faith Hill, Jay-Z and John Legend. As a session musician, Dré’s album credits include Grammy Award-winning artists: Jennifer Holiday, Beyoncé, India.Arie, Mary J. Blige, Jamie Foxx, Usher, and Black Eyed Peas.”  Read more at www.drebowman.com

 

 

 

California & Touring

André Berry

David Sanborn & André Berry (Wayne Jones AUDIO endorsee). Blue Note, Nagoya, October 18 2015  Wayne Jones AUDIO endorsee - André Berry. California bass player.  Bass player André Berry @ Wayne Jones AUDIO photo shoot, March 2016
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“When you get behind the wheel of a Ferrari and step on the gas, you quickly realize what you’ve been missing out on….So it is with Wayne Jones Amps. I couldn’t believe how much beef and clarity I’d had been missing out on…

These amps are just light years beyond what anyone else is doing!”

Andre has toured/recorded/performed with the following: David Sanborn, The Brothers Johnson (Subbing For Louis Johnson), Peter White, Rick Braun, George Duke, Jeff Golub, Wayman Tisdale, Dave Koz, Jonathan Butler, Warren Hill, Earl Klugh, Jeffrey Osbourne, Tom Scott, Keiko Matsui, Mindi Abair, Sheila E., Chris Standring… See more from this astounding list

Captain Danger - "Cold Sweat"/interlude/"Born On The Bayou" (live) - André Berry on bass“Music is a wonderful, hopefully uplifting, healing thing. The right song can give you hope, faith, insight, affirmation and countless other adjectives I could give, that really I think are all part of the word inspiration.”
http://www.andreberry.net www.cdbaby.com/Artist/AndreBerry

 

 

 

Nate Phillips ( Nathaniel Phillips)

Pleasure

Nate Phillips & Tony Clarke  from Atlanta BacklineWayne Jones AUDIO endorsee - Nathaniel Phillips - bass player  Wayne Jones AUDIO endorsee - Nate Phillips - bass player
Nate Phillips @ BB Kings Blues Club, 5th Dec 2015  - Peter White’s Christmas tour with Mindi Abair & Rick Braun  Bass player Nate Phillips @ Wayne Jones AUDIO photo shoot, March 2016
“The Boldest Sounding Bass Amp On The Planet! The Wayne Jones System is here for those of us that demand our live bass sound to be equal in quality to what we hear in a high end studio. Accept no Substitutes, this is the real deal”

Nate’s amazing career includes producer and song writer for many acts including Pleasure, Shades Of Soul, The Dazz Band, George Clinton, Richard Elliot, Rick Braun, Tower Of Power and others.

His Credits include: Art Blakely,  Billy Cobham,  Bob James,  Bobby Caldwell,  Bobby Lyle,  Brian Culbertson,  Charlie Wilson,  Chico Hamilton,  Chris Botti,  Cool’R, Con Funk shun, Curtis Salgado, David Sanborn,  En-vogue, Esther Phillips,  Everett Harp,  Freddie Hubbard,  Gabor Szabo,  George Benson,  George Clinton,  George Duke,  Gerald Albright,  Grover Washington,  Harvey Mason,  Herb Alpert, Hubert Laws, Jeff Golub, Jeff Lobber,  Jeffery Osborne,  Jody Whatley,  Joe Henderson,  Joe Sample, Joey Defrancesco, Jonathan Butler,  Kirk Whalum,  Lela Hathaway,  Lenny Williams,  Lionel Hampton, Livin’ Out Loud,  Marcus Miller,  Narada Walden,  Norman Brown,  Patrice Rusher,  Patty Austin,  Peabo Bryson,  Peter White,  Philippe Saisse,  Regina Belle,  Richard Elliot,  Rick Braun,  Ronnie Laws,  Roy Ayers, Side Effect, SOS Band, Stevie Wonder,  Swing Out Sister,  The Barclays, The Crusaders,  The Dazz Band,  Toni Braxton,  Waxman Tisdale,  Wayne Henderson, Wilton Felder. 

Reset by Nate Phillips, available from cdbaby
Pleasure : Soul/R&B Jazz-Funk Group – Facebook

Bass player Nathaniel Phillips interviewed by Wayne Jones AUDIO about the range of Wayne Jones AUDIO products for bass playersBass player Nathaniel Phillips
interviewed by Wayne Jones AUDIO
 

Bassist Nate Phillips performing with Richard Elliot aboard Smooth Jazz Cruise 2016. Nate is using: WJBP Stereo Valve Bass Pre-Amp, 2 x 1000 Watt WJ 2x10 Powered Bass Cabinets (2000 Watts)Nate Phillips performing with Richard Elliot
aboard Smooth Jazz Cruise 2016

 

 

 

Mark Peterson

The Mark Peterson Quintet

Mark Peterson, bass player, musical director, world class bassist, composer and arranger.Mark Peterson (long standing endorsee of Wayne Jones AUDIO products since 2001) is a musical director, world class bassist, composer and arranger. He has performed worldwide with chart topping vocalists, for heads of state, royalty, music and film industry icons, including: President Obama’s 1st Inaugural Ball, Danny Glover/Harlem Arts, Shakira, Cassandra Wilson*, Gerald Albright, Jeff Kashiwa, Cheb Tati/Cheb Khaled, Clark Terry, Cirque du Soleil, Jason Robert Brown, Joan Baez, DeeDee Bridgewater, Ornette Coleman, James “Blood” Ulmer**, Nick Cave, The BET Awards, Mavis Staples/The Staples Singers, The U.S. Department of State Ambassadors Program, New York Intellectual Property Law Association’s Annual Dinner in Honor of the Federal Judiciary, Aida, Oliver Lake, Tokyo String Quartet, David Sanborn, Imelda Staunton, The Rachel Ray Show, Emeril Live w/Doc Gibbs, Melissa Errico, Mary Black, The Dubliners, Linda Twine, Hezekiah Walker, Lou Meyer (The Cosby Show), Lizz Wright, Gloria Gaynor, Ben E. King, Little Anthony and the Imperials, Lyle Lovett, Maxime LeForrestier, Jean-Paul Bourelly, Shelby Lynne

Bass players Wayne Jones and Mark Peterson at NAMM 2016*”New Moon Daughter,” Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal; “Belly of the Sun,” Grammy nomination.
**”Memphis Blood – The Sun Sessions,” Grammy nomination for Best Blues Performance.
+NAACP Image Award, Outstanding Documentary – Theatrical

Mark’s bass prowess and arrangements can be heard on motion picture/documentary soundtracks, such as: “What We Fish For” (chief composer), “Mr. 3000” starring comedian Bernie Mac, “As Goes Janesville”, “Free Angela and All Political Prisoners+”, “Through the Lens Darkly”

Recently, Mark composed the score for the Ted Caplow ecological documentary film, “What we fish for.” His band, The Mark Peterson Quintet, has opened for saxophonist David Sanborn and vocalist DeeDee Bridgewater. His CD, “The Blue Room,” received strong support from national and international smooth jazz radio stations.

A graduate of the prestigious St. Louis University, Mark received a bachelors degree in psychology, with minors in French and music performance. He was a classical bass student of the late Henry Loew, principal bassist of the St. Louis Symphony and jazz bassists Stanley Clark. He resides in Los Angeles and New Jersey. He is a member of the NJ Film Commission, NJPAC, Sponsor member of the Montclair Film Society, The Society of Composers and Lyricists and the Musicians Union Local 802.

The Blue Room by Mark Peterson, available at cdbaby
www.markpetersonmusic.com

 

 

 

New York

Paul Adamy

Wayne Jones AUDIO endorsee - Paul Adamy. New York bass player.
“Wayne Jones Audio is all you need to know when it comes to bass amplification. His gear is simply the best. No matter what style of music you play or what type of bass you play, the sound of your instrument comes through loud & clear!”

Paul has a long & varied career based in New York City. He has had the pleasure of recording & performing with a wide variety of artists including Carly Simon, The NY Philharmonic, Gladys Knight, Ne-Yo, Jennifer Love-Hewitt, Michael Bolton, Liza Minelli, Melissa Etheridge, Art Garfunkel, Chris Botti, Trey Songz, Paul Winter Consort, Marvin Hamlisch, Clay Aiken & Dave Weckl among many others. His credits also include TV, film, jingles and a 14 year run as the bassist for Broadway’s “Mamma Mia”. He is a proud endorser of Wayne Jones’ extraordinary bass cabs & preamps.

Paul Adamy – check Paul’s website to see the amazing list of sessions and bands he has worked with!
www.pauladamy.com

 

 

 

Saint Petersburg, Florida

Tim George

 

Bass Player Tim George with his Wayne Jones AUDIO rig, WJBP Stereo Valve Bass Pre-Amp & 1000 Watt 2x10 Powered Bass Cabinet. Wayne Jones AUDIO endorsee - Tim George
“Very honored, humbled,and happy to be an official endorsee of Wayne Jones Audio designed by Australian bassist Wayne Jones. It some of the best bass gear I have ever played through from the WJ Pre amp to the many lines of speaker cabinets he has designed. Not only do they sound incredible, they are light weight!! Thanks Wayne!!!!!!”

Bassist Tim George has performed with some of the biggest names in smooth jazz and traditional jazz. Tim has played bass and in some cases served as Musical Director with such smooth jazz artists as Richard Elliott, Peter White, Mindi Abair, Jeff Golub, Marc Antoine, Rick Braun, Jeff Kashiwa, Steve Cole, Kim Waters, The Sax Pack, Euge Groove, Warren Hill, Jeff Lorber, Paul Taylor, Marion Meadows, Nick Colionne, Brian Simpson, Chuck Loeb, Jackiem Joyner, Marcus Anderson, Elan Trotman, Jessy J, Matt Marshak, Four80East, Will Donato, Shilts, and Blake Aaron. Other notable traditional jazz and blues artists Tim has played with are Mel Torme, Ray Charles, Louis Bellson, and Ed Shaughnessy.

Smooth Views extensive profile of Tim George by Bonnie Schendell
Smooth Views – profile of Tim George

 

 

 

Atlanta

Isaiah “Za” Williams

Arrested Development

Isaiah “Za” Williams, bassist for Arrested Development. Endorsee of Wayne Jones AUDIO products for bass players & bass guitarists. Bass guitar amplification & powered speaker cabinets.
“Isaiah “Za” Williams is a jazz musician and bassist for the hip hop band Arrested Development. The group was founded in the early 1990s by lead emcee Speech and friend, DJ Headliner. Their debut album, 3 Years, 5 Months, & 2 Days In The Life Of…, was released in 1992 with the popular song “Mr. Wendal. They won two Grammy Awards, along with being named Band Of The Year by Rolling Stone Magazine. Soon after, they were approached by Spike Lee to compose the song “Revolution” for the film Malcolm X. In 1994, they released a second album, Zingalamaduni, and broke up due to creative differences, only to reunite in 2000. In 2010, the group released the album Strong, which included the hit single “The World Is Changing”. In 2012, the group’s most recent album, Standing At The Crossroads, was released.”
The Bee Shine

What Inspires Isaiah ‘Za’ Williams? Check out this interview with Za’ by TheBeeShine.com
What inspires Za Williams

Arrested Development

 

Wilwarin 2011 Arrested Development, Isaiah Za Williams

 

 

 

San Francisco

Carl Young

Michael Franti & Spearhead

Bass player Carl Young interviewed by Wayne Jones AUDIO about the range of products for bass players and his history with Wayne Jones AUDIO“I played with some incredible musicians including: Chanté Moore, Don Cherry, Cree Summers, De Barge, Dionne Farris, Jimmy Whitherspoon and many others.

I have been in Spearhead since November 1994, and it has been a consistently incredible experience.”

“The cabinets are from an amp builder, Wayne Jones who lives in Melbourne Australia. He’s a Genius of acoustics, and any serious bass player might wanna check out his site.”

Carl Young profile – Michael Franti & Spearhead

Wayne Jones AUDIO endorsee Carl Young - San Francisco bass player with Michael Franti & Spearhead Wayne Jones & Carl Young - bass player with Michael Franti & Spearhead Bass player Carl Young @ Wayne Jones AUDIO photo shoot, March 2016 Why do things by halves? Do them with 4000 Watts!!! Carl Young Music, bassist for Michael Franti and Spearhead showing “Now this is a bass rig!” Carl Young, bassist with Michael Franti & Spearhead, currently on tour with a 4000 watt wall of pure power Carl Young, bassist with Michael Franti & Spearhead, currently on tour with a 4000 watt wall of pure power

 

 

 

California

Arlington Houston

“Wayne! I want to thank you again for the fine craftsmanship and audiophile technology. Your cabs are the best speakers I’ll will ever own.”

Wayne Jones AUDIO endorsee - Arlington Houston. California - bass player & double bass player.  Arlington Houston, Californian bassist. Endorsee of Wayne Jones AUDIO powered bass guitar cabinets & the WJBP Stereo Valve Bass Pre-Amp.Arlington left Berkelee in 1987 and returned home to pursue freelancing with Bay Area musicians. In 1988, Arlington landed a gig with legendary sax man John Handy and performed extensively with him and his group Class. He recorded his first record with John Handy in 1989 entitled “Center Piece” on Milestone Records. He also freelanced with musicians Al Tanner, Jules Broussard, Calvin Keys, Faye Carol, David Hardeman, Jeff Narell, E.W. Wainwright, Bill Bell, and Terrell Prude. Meanwhile Arlington continued to play with many top 40 and R&B bands and sat in with Dave Valentin during several of his Bay Area engagements. In 1991, he played in several project bands including his own the Arlington Houston Quintet (traditional contemporary jazz), and Alphabet Soup (hip-hop funk band). In 1993 he recorded a CD with the group Pan Ramajay (steel drum band) entitled Pan Ramajay.   Read more

Bassist, Composer, Arranger, Bandleader

 

 

 

Graham Maby

Joe Jackson Band

Graham Maby, bass player for Joe Jackson band. Endorsee of Wayne Jones AUDIO powered bass guitar cabinets & the WJBP Stereo Valve Bass Pre-Amp.“Joe Jackson received the lion’s share of credit for his early classic albums (and understandably so – he penned and sang all of the tracks), but bassist Graham Maby seemed to lead the charge musically, as his bass was almost used as a lead instrument on many of the tracks.”

“Maby has played regularly and toured with Jackson throughout the ‘80s, ‘90s, and early 21st century. In addition to his regular work with Jackson, Maby has guested on recordings by a variety of other artists, including Natalie Merchant, Marshall Crenshaw, Shania Twain, Freedy Johnston, Dar Williams, and They Might Be Giants, among others.” All Music   

Performance & Recording Credits

 

 

 

 

News & Updates

September 27, 2016

Garrett Body introducing John Owens III
to his new WJ Audio rig

Garrett Body introducing his new WJ Audio rig to John Owens IIIEndorsee Garrett Body introducing his Wayne Jones Audio bass guitar rig to John Owens III.

“I have another believer 🙌🏾 John Owens III is now in love with Wayne Jones Audio 😍”

Garrett Body uses:
Two WJ 2×10 powered bass cabinets (2000 watts) and the WJBP Stereo Valve Bass Pre-Amp

 

 

September 26, 2016

Jimmy Haslip with Jeff Lorber Fusion @ Bird’s Basement

Jimmy Haslip performing with Jeff Lorber’s Fusion at Birds Basement jazz club, Melbourne Jimmy Haslip performing with Jeff Lorber’s Fusion at Birds Basement jazz club in Melbourne 2000 watts of WJ 2×10 powered bass cabinets and a WJBP Stereo Valve Bass Pre-Amp waiting for Jimmy Haslip to enter stage with Jeff Lorber’s Fusion at Birds Basement jazz club Fallon Williams, Wayne Jones, Jimmy Haslip & Steve Scanlon. Catching up Sunday morning coffee.I was privileged to see & meet the amazing Jimmy Haslip performing with Jeff Lorber Fusion at Bird’s Basement jazz club last week.

While in Melbourne, Jimmy used the in house bass rig at Bird’s Basement, two WJ 2×10 powered bass cabinets (2000 watts) and a WJBP Stereo Valve Bass Pre-Amp.

Greg Phillips from Australian Musician did a great interview with Jeff Lorber & Jimmy Haslip while they were in town:
https://youtu.be/9Ep0UEAxUZc

 

Bird’s Basement – jazz every night in Melbourne
www.birdsbasement.com

 

 

September 17, 2016

Garrett Body introducing his new WJ Audio rig

Garrett Body introducing his new WJ Audio rigBass player and new Wayne Jones AUDIO endorsee, Garrett Body, posting a quick phone video introducing his new Wayne Jones AUDIO bass guitar rig.

Two WJ 2×10 powered bass cabinets (2000 watts) and the WJBP Stereo Valve Bass Pre-Amp

 

 

September 17, 2016

Bassist Shelley Shellz smiling at Blue Note Hawaii

Bassist Shelley Shellz at a gig at Blue Note Hawaii with Davell Crawford - The Prince Of New Orleans, Sept 12Bassist Shelley Shellz arrived at Blue Note Hawaii with Davell Crawford – The Prince Of New Orleans, Sept 12 to find his favourite back-line gear.

Shelley is holding the WJBP Stereo Valve Bass Pre-Amp

Blue Note Hawaii have a pair of Wayne Jones AUDIO WJ 2×10 Powered Bass Cabinets and the WJBP Pre-Amp for their house back-line.

 

 

September 17, 2016

Captain Danger (André Berry on bass)

Captain Danger - "Cold Sweat"/interlude/"Born On The Bayou" (live) - André Berry on bassCaptain Danger – “Cold Sweat”/interlude/”Born On The Bayou” (live)

In the video André Berry, Wayne Jones AUDIO endorsee, is gigging with two WJ 2×10 powered bass cabinets (2000 watts) and a WJBP Stereo Valve Bass Pre-Amp.

 

 


September 15, 2016

Great Day For Endorsee Announcements
Maurice Fitzgerald!

Maurice Fitzgerald on bass… with a Wayne Jones AUDIO rig!

Maurice Fitzgerald bassist & Wayne Jones AUDIO endorsee. Bass player Maurice FitzgeraldMaurice Fitzgerald began playing bass on a professional level at the age of 18 and has maintained a diverse professional career for 14 years, playing with contemporary jazz greats such as Ramsey Lewis and Brian Culbertson, as well as gospel greats such as Donnie McClurkin and CeCe Winans

…He has circled the globe in recent years with the likes of Beyonce Knowles, Destiny’s Child, Brian Culbertson and Ramsey Lewis. In the gospel arena, Maurice has toured with Yolanda Adams, Fred Hammond and John P. Kee. He recently completed a tour with BeBe and CeCe Winans Read more (full endorsee listing with media links)

 

 


September 15, 2016

New Endorsee – Garrett Body

Big welcome on board Garrett Body (G. Body).

G. Body bass player Garret Body on bass“Garrett Body affectionately known as “G Body” is an amazing bassist from Chicago, IL. His musical journey began at the age of 9 where he began playing for a local church choir. Over time Garrett developed and perfected his craft and love for music.

Garrett’s music has inspired many and has allowed him the honor of sharing the stage with many notable recording artists such as Heather Headley, Jennifer Hudson, Dwayne Woods, Euge Groove, Rick Braun, Norman Brown, Brian Simpson, Sax Pack, and the list goes on and on. Read more (full endorsee listing with media links)

 

 


September 14, 2016

David Dyson Delivering a Monster Performance

Unit 3 Deep - Bass guitar player David Dyson - Unleashed - Bethesda Blues Jazz & Supper Club David Dyson, a Wayne Jones AUDIO endorsee, delivering a monster performance in this video.

“Unit 3 Deep – David Dyson – Unleashed – Bethesda Blues Jazz & Supper Club, August 2016”

The Wayne Jones AUDIO rig David plays through in this video:
WJBP Stereo Valve Bass Pre-Amp
WJ 2×10 1000 Watt Powered Bass Cabinet

 

 


September 11, 2016

Tequila Mockingbyrd Farewell Show Before Tour

  Jess Reily, Wayne Jones AUDIO endorsee, at sound check for Tequila Mockingbyrd farewell show held 10th September, before UK & Europe tour.Jess Reily, Wayne Jones AUDIO endorsee, at sound check for Tequila Mockingbyrd pre-tour farewell show held 10th September.

Jess and Band have now kicked off their UK and Europe tour with Jess using 2000 watts of two WJ 2×10 cabinets and a WJBP Stereo Valve Bass Guitar Pre-Amp for her bass rig.

 

 


September 6, 2016

Best Bass Sound I Have Ever Had

"Best bass sound I have ever had" - Carl Young, bass player for Michael Franti & Spearhead“Last night I had the best bass sound I have ever had anywhere in the world.” – phone call from Carl Young, bass player for Michael Franti & Spearhead, after his gig in San Francisco.

Carl’s rig
4000 watt wall of Pure Power
WJBP Bass Guitar Pre-Amp x 2
WJ 2×10 1000 Watt 2×10 Powered Bass Cabinet x 4

 

 


September 6, 2016

User of the single powered WJ 1×10

Wayne,

I’ve spent some time with the WJ 1×10. It’s everything you said it would be. Good, even response throughout the range of whichever instrument I play through it.

I have old Yamaha BB-5000’s (actually 3 of them). I was an early purchaser after trying out a prototype that Nathan East let me play on, back in 1984. One is strung with a Low-B. The WJ 1×10 reproduces this bass just like my headphones (Sony MDR-7506), or my studio monitors (Dynaudio BM6a). Nice and even, no bumps in any particular range (i.e., no boomy low-midrange, no honky high-midrange). read more ➤

 

 


September 1, 2016

Jess Reily, bassist for Tequila Mockingbyrd

Jess Reily, bassist for Tequila Mockingbyrd and Wayne Jones AUDIO endorsee, rocking it up at the recent Melbourne Guitar Show (organised by Australian Musician)Jess Reily, bassist for Tequila Mockingbyrd and Wayne Jones AUDIO endorsee, rocking it up at the recent Melbourne Guitar Show (organised by +Australian Musician).

Jess was using two WJ 2×10 Powered Bass Cabinets, that is 2000 watts of sound, with a WJBP Stereo Valve Bass Pre-Amp.

This is the very same rig setup that is right now clearing customs at Heathrow Airport as this post is published. The rig Jess will be using for the Tequila Mockingbyrd tour through U.K. and Europe kicking off straight after their farewell show 10th Sept.

Wayne Jones AUDIO has organised for Jess to have the same rig setup for their very last gig in Australia before heading off.

Tequila Mockingbyrd Australian farewell ‘FLOCKING OFF’ show
Saturday 10th September, 2016
Doors: 5.30pm, Showtime: from 6.00-11.30pm
Purchase Tickets

www.tequilamockingbyrdband.com
www.facebook.com/tequilamockingbyrdband

 

 


August 27, 2016

Arturo O’farrill with his Afro Cuban Orchestra

Arturo O’farrill with his Afro Cuban Orchestra at Bird's Basement jazz club in Melbourne Bassist Carlo De Rosa upright bass & Wayne Jones AUDIO bass rigs used at Afro Cuban Orchestra gig at Bird's Basement jazz club in Melbourne Bassist Carlo De Rosa for Arturo O’farrill with his Afro Cuban Orchestra at Bird's Basement jazz club in MelbourneHeaded off to Bird’s Basement jazz club to see Arturo O’farrill with his Afro Cuban Orchestra.

These guys all must have had the same math teacher – their timing was impeccable.

Bassist Carlo De Rosa was using both Wayne Jones Audio rigs, the WJ 1×10’s for his upright, the WJ 2×10 for electric and WJBP Stereo Valve Bass Pre-Amp.

www.birdsbasement.com
www.arturoofarrill.com
www.carloderosa.com

 

 


August 17, 2016

Jess Reily – New Endorsee

Jess Reily, bass player for Australian powerhouse rock trio, Tequila Mockingbyrd Australian powerhouse rock trio, Tequila Mockingbyrd with Wayne Jones AUDIO endorsee Jess ReilyWayne Jones AUDIO is very proud to announce the association and endorsement with bass player Jess Reily.

Australian powerhouse rock trio, Tequila Mockingbyrd, are about to smash it in Europe with their upcoming tour kicking off in September. After their debut album release, Fight and Flight, this all woman group have skyrocketed to prominence appearing as support to Australia’s rock royalty; Baby Animals, Thirsty Merc, The Superjesus, Twelve Foot Ninja and British India along with international greats like Richie Ramone, Cherie Currie. Complete with a Middle East tour performing for the Australian, US and UK Troops and clocking up several national tours, Tequila Mockingbyrd are taking on Europe with bassist Jess Reily powered up with 2000 watts of two WJ 2×10 cabinets and a WJBP Stereo Valve Bass Guitar Pre-Amp.

Australian powerhouse rock trio, Tequila Mockingbyrdwww.tequilamockingbyrdband.com
www.facebook.com/tequilamockingbyrdband

CD and Merchandise
Debut album “Fight and Flight” from Lighthill Sound Studios (produced by Ricki Rae – Electric Mary, Bellusira, Massive) www.artistfirst.com.au/collections/tequila-mockingbyrd

 

 


August 17, 2016

Drew Dedman – New Endorsee

Drew Dedman - bass player for Superheist Drew Dedman - bass player for Superheist - Wayne Jones AUDIO endorsee Australian Rock/NuMetal band Superheist Australian Rock/NuMetal band Superheist are heading off to LA this week to record at NRG Recording Studio. Their bass player, Drew Dedman, is lined up to use the WJ 2×10 1000 Watt Powered Bass Cabinets and WJBP Stereo Valve Bass Guitar Pre-Amp for his recording rig. The gear is being supplied by CenterStaging, LA’s premier rehearsal and backline facility.

Drew Dedman was also a guest performer at the recent Melbourne Guitar Show – Wayne Jones AUDIO booth, knocking out great solo spots and performed alongside bass players Chris Bekker and Wayne Jones.

Australian Rock/NuMetal band Superheist - Hands Up High [Official Music Video]www.superheist.com.au
www.facebook.com/Superheist
www.facebook.com/drewdedmanbassplayer

Superheist Australia Nov – Dec Tour Dates and Tickets
www.wildthingpresents.com/tours/superheist-dont-call-it-a-comeback-tour

 

 


August 11, 2016

A NIGHT WITH MR. JONES & BAND FOR FATHER’S DAY

A Night with Mr. Jones & band For Father's Day @ Bird's Basement jazz club, Melbourne 4th SeptemberTREAT your DAD to a SMOOTH NIGHT out with a touch of CONTEMPORARY
@ Bird’s Basement jazz club 4th September.
11 Singers Lane, Melbourne, 3000 Phone: 1300225299
Price range: $29 – $39 + booking fee. Dinner show; 7:30pm (doors open 6pm)
Tickets: http://birdsbasement.com/show/125/mr-jones
Dining available

Wayne Jones (Bass), Jack Pantazis (Guitar), Robyn Payne (Keyboards), Fallon Williams Iii (Drums), Rob Little (Groove Bass) Yes – Two Bass Players!!!, Lachlan Davidson (Sax) and special guest appearance from Naomi Eyers (Vocals).

Full details of musicians and videos listed on Wayne Jones on Bass Events Page ➤


Mr. Jones track samples

Both bass players using WJ 2×10 1000 Watt Powered Bass Cabinet & WJBP Stereo Valve Bass Pre-Amp rigs.

 

 


August 11, 2016

Wrap Up of Melbourne Guitar Show 2016

Melbourne Guitar Show 2016Wrap-up for the Melbourne Guitar Show 2016 at the Wayne Jones AUDIO stand. 2nd day in and “Did that just happen?!” Very impressive booth performances by Drew Dedman from Superheist, Christopher Bekker and a bunny. Tyson Constantinou stopped by again to get one more feel of that Wayne Jones AUDIO and Fodera Guitars Monach 5 Deluxe combination. He does that gear justice.

Big thank you to Simon Hosford for sitting in with Chris for their stunning version of Miles Davis’s “All Blues”.

Booth Performances by:
WAYNE JONES
www.wayne-jones.com (Wayne Jones on Bass)

CHRIS BEKKER
Chris has performed and recorded with some of Australia’s biggest artists including Ian Moss, James Reyne, Tina Arena, Richard Clapton, Jon Stevens, Mark Seymour, Ross Wilson, Renee Geyer, Vika and Linda Bull, Jade McCrae and Paul Grabowsky

DREW DEDMAN
www.superheist.com.au
www.facebook.com/Superheist
www.facebook.com/drewdedmanbassplayer

On display were two stunning Fodera bass guitars. Wayne with his Custom Fodera Monarch Elite 6 and a Fodera Monach 5 Deluxe bass guitar, which a number of very lucky people got to try with the Wayne Jones AUDIO bass rigs.

Reminder; the Monach 5 Deluxe bass guitar is for sale. Try / Buy Monarch 5 bass in Melbourne
www.fodera.com

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Bass Players Drew Dedmon, Chris Bekker, Wayne Jones - Melbourne Guitar Show 2016 Bass Players Drew Dedmon, Chris Bekker, Wayne Jones - Melbourne Guitar Show 2016 Bass Players Drew Dedmon, Chris Bekker, Wayne Jones - Melbourne Guitar Show 2016 Chris Bekker and Simon Hosford - Wayne Jones AUDIO stand, Melbourne Guitar Show 2016 Chris Bekker and Simon Hosford - Wayne Jones AUDIO stand, Melbourne Guitar Show 2016 Chris Bekker and Simon Hosford - Wayne Jones AUDIO stand, Melbourne Guitar Show 2016 Drew Dedman, bass player for Superheist & Chris Bekker - Wayne Jones AUDIO stand, Melbourne Guitar Show 2016 Chris Bekker - Wayne Jones AUDIO stand, Melbourne Guitar Show 2016 Drew Dedman, bass player for Superheist - Wayne Jones AUDIO stand, Melbourne Guitar Show 2016 Wayne Jones with his Custom Fodera Monarch Elite 6 - Melbourne Guitar Show 2016 Wayne Jones with his Custom Fodera Monarch Elite 6 - Melbourne Guitar Show 2016 Wayne Jones with his Custom Fodera Monarch Elite 6 - Melbourne Guitar Show 2016 Tyson Constantinou, a new generation awesome player checking out Wayne Jones AUDIO bass rig with a Fodera Monarch 5 Deluxe Tyson Constantinou, a new generation awesome player checking out Wayne Jones AUDIO bass rig with a Fodera Monarch 5 Deluxe Master Bass builder & educator Neil Kennedy with his new Cole Clark Guitars bass design Wayne Jones AUDIO stand, Melbourne Guitar Show 2016 Wayne Jones AUDIO stand, Melbourne Guitar Show 2016 Wayne Jones AUDIO stand, Melbourne Guitar Show 2016 Wayne Jones AUDIO stand, Melbourne Guitar Show 2016 Wayne Jones AUDIO stand, Melbourne Guitar Show 2016 Wayne Jones AUDIO bass rig - Custom Fodera Monarch Elite 6 and Fodera Monach 5 Deluxe bass guitars Wayne Jones AUDIO bass rig - Custom Fodera Monarch Elite 6 and Fodera Monach 5 Deluxe bass guitars Wayne Jones AUDIO bass rig - Custom Fodera Monarch Elite 6 and Fodera Monach 5 Deluxe bass guitars Funky Bunny with a Fodera Monach 5 Deluxe bass guitar Funky Bunny with a Fodera Monach 5 Deluxe bass guitar and Wayne with his Custom Fodera Monarch Elite 6.

 

 


July 27, 2016

9000 Watts Of Wall Demolishing Sound!!!

9000 Watts Of Wayne Jones AUDIO Wall Demolishing Sound!!! Silly keyboard player, should have left it to a bass player who could handle 9000 watts! Carl Young, bassist with Michael Franti & Spearhead, currently on tour with a 4000 watt wall of pure powerNot to be outdone by Carl Young from Michael Franti & Spearhead and his 4000 watt system (4 x WJ 2×10), Bryan Akers from Atlanta Backline Company & Andre Bowman’s tech set up a little 9000 watt system to blast a keyboard player to the next state.

 

The WJ 2×10
1000 Watt 2x10 Powered Bass Cabinet

The WJ 1×10’s
1000 Watt 1x10 / 500 Watts per side

WJBP Bass Guitar Pre-Amp

Atlanta Backline Company. Music Instrument Rental and Backline Hire including Guitar, Bass, Amplifier, Drum set, Percussion, Keyboard, Piano, DJ equipment touring and live event needs.Atlanta Backline Company
3519 Church Street, Suites ABC
Clarkston, GA 30021, USA

Ph. (404) 709 2991
www.atlbackline.com
www.facebook.com/atlantabackline

 

 


July 21, 2016

4000 WATT WALL OF PURE POWER

Carl Young, bassist with Michael Franti & Spearhead, currently on tour with a 4000 watt wall of  pure power.Carl Young, bassist with Michael Franti & Spearhead, currently on tour with a 4000 watt wall of  pure power Carl Young, bassist with Michael Franti & Spearhead, currently on tour with a 4000 watt wall of  pure power

WJ 2×10 1000 Watt Powered Bass Cabinet x 4 & WJBP Stereo Valve Bass Pre-Amp x 2

www.michaelfranti.com/band/#carl-young
www.michaelfranti.com/tour-dates

 

 


July 16, 2016

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1000 Watt (500 Watts a side) WJ 1x10 Powered Stereo Cabinet System

 

 

 


July 10, 2016

 

A NIGHT WITH MR. JONES & BAND
from Sunday 3rd July @ Bird’s Basement jazz club

Photos from A NIGHT WITH MR. JONES & BAND @ Bird’s Basement jazz club 3rd July.
Alongside Wayne Jones on bass, the night featured some of  Australia’s finest musicians, Fallon Williams III (drums) and Jack Pantazis (Guitar), Robyn Payne (Keyboards & Bass), Rob Little (also on Bass), Lachlan Davidson (Sax).

Full details of musicians listed on Wayne Jones on Bass Events Page 
Wayne Jones' Recordings www.wayne-jones.com 

Wayne & Rob each used WJ 2x10 1000 Watt 2×10 Powered Bass Cabinet & WJBP Bass Guitar Pre-Amp rigs.

Wayne Jones, Robbie Little $ Fallon Williams @ Bird's Basement jazz club in Melbourne 3 July 2016 Wayne Jones with is Fodera Monarch Elite 6 string bass guitar @ Bird's Basement jazz club in Melbourne Wayne Jones with is Fodera Monarch Elite 6 string bass guitar @ Bird's Basement jazz club in Melbourne Wayne Jones with is Fodera Monarch Elite 6 string bass guitar @ Bird's Basement jazz club in Melbourne 16 strings of bass player's revenge @ Bird's Basement jazz club in Melbourne Wayne Jones with is Fodera Monarch Elite 6 string bass guitar @ Bird's Basement jazz club in Melbourne Robyn Payne (keyboards & bass guitar) @ Bird's Basement jazz club in Melbourne Bassist Rob Little & drummer Fallon Williams @ Bird's Basement jazz club in Melbourne Bassist Rob Little @ Bird's Basement jazz club in Melbourne Tenor sax player Lachlan Davidson @ Bird's Basement jazz club in Melbourne Fallon Williams III @ Bird's Basement jazz club in Melbourne 16 strings of bass player's revenge @ Bird's Basement jazz club in Melbourne Robyn Payne (piano), Lachlan Davidson (tenor sax), Wayne Jones (bass), Fallon Williams (drums), Rod Little (bass), Jack Pantazis @ Bird's Basement jazz club in Melbourne July 3 2016

 

 

 

 


June 23, 2016

Melbourne Guitar Show

MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW is back for 2016 - Wayne Jones AUDIO - Stand #74 High End Powered Bass Guitar Speaker Cabinets & Stereo Valve Bass Pre-AmpMelbourne Guitar Show is back for 2016
August 6 & 7, 10am-6pm, at Caulfield Racecourse, Melbourne

Wayne Jones AUDIO - Stand #74

Wayne Jones AUDIO will also be providing stage back-line rigs.
More events and bass playing clinics to be announced soon.

Wayne Jones on BASS
http://www.wayne-jones.com

http://www.australianmusician.com.au/melbourne-guitar-show

 

 


June 19, 2016

New Endorsee - Scott Colley

Scott Colley upright bass player. Bassist of choice for such jazz legends as Herbie Hancock, Jim Hall, Andrew Hill, and Michael Brecker.Very proud to have on board our latest endorsee, Scott Colley, one of the highest regarded upright bass players in the world.

Scott is the bassist of choice for such jazz legends as Herbie Hancock, Jim Hall, Andrew Hill, and Michael Brecker. As well as a composer and bandleader in his own right, he has also appeared on more than 200 albulms to date.

Other great musicians Scott Colley has worked alongside include Chris Potter, Adam Rogers, Brian Blade, David Binney, Kenny Werner, Bill Frisell, Pat Metheny, Adam Rogers, Michael Brecker, Chris Potter, Clifford Jordan, Kenny Werner, Edward Simon, Brian Blade, Antonio Sanchez, Bill Stewart, Roy Haynes, and John Scofield. read more ➤

Scott will be using a WJ 1×10’s pair, 1000 Watts with the WJBP Stereo Valve Bass Pre-Amp

http://shop.waynejonesaudio.com

http://www.scottcolley.com

Scott has a new album on the way and a list of recordings for purchase can be found at: http://www.scottcolley.com/cds.html

 

 


June 14, 2016

Why do things by halves? Do them with 4000 Watts!!!

Why do things by halves? Do them with 4000 Watts!!! Carl Young Music, bassist for Michael Franti and Spearhead showing “Now this is a bass rig!”Carl Young, bassist for Michael Franti and Spearhead showing “Now this is a bass rig!”

Michael Franti and Spearhead currently on their summer tour. Upcoming gigs in USA & UK
http://www.adtheband2.com/#!tours/be107

1000 Watt 2x10 Powered Bass Cabinet / 4000 Watts in 8x10’s

 

 


June 14, 2016

You too could have this smile
if you're playing through a WJ bass rig

Joseph Fernand and his 2000 Watt WJ Bass rig. Bjorn Again shows at The Palms, Crown Casino Melbourne Joseph Fernand and his 2000 Watt WJ Bass rig. Bjorn Again shows at The Palms, Crown Casino Melbourne. Joseph Fernand and his 2000 Watt WJ Bass rig. Bjorn Again shows at The Palms, Crown Casino Melbourne.This adds a whole new take on "You too could have this smile if you're playing through a WJ bass rig"

Melbourne bass player Joseph Fernand and his 2000 Watt WJ Bass rig. Bjorn Again shows at The Palms, Crown Casino Melbourne.

1000 Watt 2x10 Powered Bass Cabinet / 2000 Watts in 4x10’s

 

 


June 9, 2016

My Custom Fodera Monarch Elite 6

Wayne Jones bass player -  Fodera Custom Monarch Elite 6 bass guitar  Try / Buy Fodera Monarch 5 bass guitar in MelbourneI'm really excited. My Custom Fodera Monarch Elite 6 is nearly ready. I'll have it just in time for the Bird's Basement show.
A Night With Mr. Jones @ Bird's Basement 3 July at 19:45–23:00

Reminder; I still have the Monarch 5 here for sale too. Try / Buy Monarch 5 bass in Melbourne

Wayne Jones on Bass (musician website / purchase Wayne's CDs)
www.wayne-jones.com

 

 


May 23, 2016

The House of Sanborn

Some pics of the WJ 2x10 rig that endorsee André Berry used for David Sanborn's private party. Must have been a good party. The rig never left. It now resides in his studio. Thanks David. 

WJ 2x10 rig that bassist and endorsee André Berry used for David Sanborn's private party. Powered speaker cabinets for bass players. WJ 2x10 rig that bassist and endorsee André Berry used for David Sanborn's private party. Powered speaker cabinets for bass players. WJ 2x10 rig that bassist and endorsee André Berry used for David Sanborn's private party. Powered speaker cabinets for bass players. David Sandorn's gallery of Grammy awards David Sandorn with bass player and Wayne Jones AUDIO endorsee,  André Berry.

 

 


May 12, 2016

 

A NIGHT WITH MR. JONES & BAND
@ Bird’s Basement jazz club 3rd July

A NIGHT WITH MR. JONES & BAND
@ Bird’s Basement jazz club 3rd July.
11 Singers Lane, Melbourne, 3000 Phone: 1300225299
7:45pm show: $35 + booking fee (Doors open 6pm)
10pm show: $35 + booking fee (Doors open 9:30pm)

For tickets visit
http://birdsbasement.com/show/125/mr-jones

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A Night with Mr.Jones @ Bird’s Basement will feature, alongside Wayne Jones on bass, some of Australia’s finest musicians. Fallon Williams III (drums) and Jack Pantazis (Guitar), Robyn Payne (Keyboards), Rob Little (also on Bass) Yes!!! 2 Bass Players, Lachlan Davidson (Sax).

Full details of musicians and videos listed on Wayne Jones on Bass Events Page ➤


Mr. Jones track samples

 

 

 


May 7, 2016

Scott Colley on double bass with the John Scofield Trio
@ Bird’s Basement in Melbourne

Scott Colley on double bass with the John Scofield Trio @ Bird’s Basement in Melbourne Scott Colley on double bass with the John Scofield Trio @ Bird’s Basement in MelbourneScott Colley on double bass with the John Scofield Trio, Bill Stewart on drums.

Had an amazing night at Melbourne’s new jazz club Bird’s Basement again. This time to see John Scofield Trio. Astounding musicianship all round from this trio.

There’s that happy smile again that all bass players get when they plug into the WJ rig. Scott Colley is through a WJ 1000 Watt Powered 2x10 cab with the WJBP Bass Pre-Amp.

 

 


April 26, 2016

Interview with endorsee Nate Phillips

Bass player Nathaniel Phillips interviewed by Wayne Jones AUDIO about the range of Wayne Jones AUDIO products for bass players

Wayne Jones talking to bassist and endorsee Nathaniel Phillips about the range of Wayne Jones AUDIO products for bass players.

 

 


April 26, 2016

Interview with endorsee David Dyson

Bass player David Dyson interviewed by Wayne Jones AUDIO about the range of products for bass players and his introduction to Wayne Jones AUDIO

Wayne Jones talking to bassist and endorsee David Dyson about the range of products for bass players his introduction to Wayne Jones AUDIO.

 

 


April 26, 2016

Interview with endorsee Carl Young

Bass player Carl Young interviewed by Wayne Jones AUDIO about the range of products for bass players and his history with Wayne Jones AUDIO

Wayne Jones talking to bassist and endorsee Carl Young about the range of products for bass players and his history with Wayne Jones AUDIO.

 

 


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Reviews

June 2015

“THE BEST POWERED CABS I’VE HEARD”
BASS PLAYER MAGAZINE’S REVIEW BY JONATHAN HERRERA

Wayne Jones Audio
WJ 2×10 & WJ 1×10 Powered & Passive Cabinets
Jonathan Herrera
for July 2015 issue of Bass Player Magazine http://www.bassplayer.com

I WAS 23 WHEN I STARTED AT BASS Player in 2002, so no matter how precocious I thought I was, to say I learned on the job is an under- statement. Fortunately, I had the bass journo All Star team on hand to whip me quickly into shape. I leaned hard on each of my more experienced col- leagues, but early on there was no one I needed more than Terry Buddingh, whose knowledge and abundant patience I frequently put to the test as a nascent technical editor. Terry is genuinely passionate about audio gear and has the wizened aspect of a guy who’s played, taken apart, and repaired thousands of basses and amps. When Terry really liked something, I took it seriously; nobody sliced through marketing hype better. I can recall long discussions about innumerable pieces of gear that came through the office, but few stick out as much as his deep and abiding love for an esoteric 2×10 made by a bass player in Australia, Wayne Jones. BP glowingly reviewed the Wayne Jones 2×10 in 2001, just before I arrived, so for me the cab was the stuff of legend. Plus, its extreme scarcity meant I couldn’t pop down to the local Guitar Center and give one a spin. Regardless, the cabs went out of production in the mid 2000s.
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June 2015

“THEY ARE SIMPLY SOME OF THE BEST SOUNDING CABS ON THE PLANET”
BASS GEAR MAGAZINE’S REVIEW BY TOM BOWLUS IS NOW OUT

Wayne Jones WJ 2×10 And WJ 1×10 Bass Cabs
Tom Bowlus
from http://epublish.panaprint.com/publication/?i=251644&p=44

 

Bass Gear Magazine review of Wayne Jones AUDIO products. Powered bass speaker cabinets for bass players, bassists, bass guitar players & double bass players. Bass player amplification, bass guitar amps and speakers.The Company Line

So many times, the things which fascinate us – sometimes to the point of obsession – are the things which are the least obtainable. This definitely holds true for bass gear, and for some time, one of the best examples of “unobtainium” in the bass world were those mysterious 2×10 cabs from some guy named Wayne Jones. Nobody was really sure just who he was, or if he even existed, but rumor had it that he was some foreign land, like Atlantis, or Australia, or something. Combined with what we didn’t know about Wayne Jones was that what we did know was that everyone who had actually heard them seemed to fall madly in love with them. So, of course, I had to have a pair of these cabs for myself!

I was lucky enough to snag two Wayne Jones 2×10’s on the used market, and sure enough, they lived up to the hype. Yes, they wanted a good bit of power to sound their best, but if you paired them up with an adequate amplification, they provided deep, powerful tone for days. So, mission accomplished; having secured these cabs, the mystery was over, right? But rumors are funny. Just when you think the story is done and over, new wrinkles break the surface. Terry Buddingh first piqued my interest by claiming that he actually knew Wayne Jones. “Really? He’s a real dude, and not just some made up brand name?” Then, Terry goes on to tell me that he’s trying to convince Wayne to start making cabs again. “That’d be great!” Oh, and this time around, he’s going to make them powered cabs ” Uh oh … I’m getting sucked back into the mystery!”

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USER REVIEWS

André Berry

“When you get behind the wheel of a Ferrari and step on the gas, you quickly realize what you’ve been missing out on….So it is with Wayne Jones Amps. I couldn’t believe how much beef and clarity I’d had been missing out on…”

“These amps are just light years beyond what anyone else is doing!”

 

Nate Phillips ( Nathaniel Phillips)

“The Boldest Sounding Bass Amp On The Planet! The Wayne Jones System is here for those of us that demand our live bass sound to be equal in quality to what we hear in a high end studio. Accept no Substitutes, this is the real deal”

 

Paul Adamy

“Wayne Jones Audio is all you need to know when it comes to bass amplification. His gear is simply the best. No matter what style of music you play or what type of bass you play, the sound of your instrument comes through loud & clear!”

 

Tim George

“Very honored, humbled,and happy to be an official endorsee of Wayne Jones Audio designed by Australian bassist Wayne Jones. It some of the best bass gear I have ever played through from the WJ Pre amp to the many lines of speaker cabinets he has designed. Not only do they sound incredible, they are light weight!! Thanks Wayne!!!!!!”

 

Carl Young

“The cabinets are from an amp builder, Wayne Jones who lives in Melbourne Australia. He’s a Genius of acoustics, and any serious bass player might wanna check out his site.”

 

Arlington Houston

“Wayne! I want to thank you again for the fine craftsmanship and audiophile technology. Your cabs are the best speakers I’ll will ever own.”

 

Don Adams

“I just had the honor and privilege to play through the best bass rig on the planet ! …
Wayne Jones AUDIO bass rig
2000 watts of pure power
Thick, punchy, clean, and powerful
It sound like someone took a cloth and polished each note before it was released from the speaker!”

 


 

September 6, 2016 

USER REVIEW

Review of the single powered WJ 1×10 bass guitar cabinet

Wayne,

I’ve spent some time with the WJ 1×10. It’s everything you said it would be. Good, even response throughout the range of whichever instrument I play through it.

I have old Yamaha BB-5000’s (actually 3 of them). I was an early purchaser after trying out a prototype that Nathan East let me play on, back in 1984. One is strung with a Low-B. The WJ 1×10 reproduces this bass just like my headphones (Sony MDR-7506), or my studio monitors (Dynaudio BM6a). Nice and even, no bumps in any particular range (i.e., no boomy low-midrange, no honky high-midrange).

I’ve also played my acoustic double bass, with a Realist Copper Pickup, through the WJ 1×10. Same evenness, and it seems to let the growl come through very musically. The bass sound coming out of the speaker is the same sound of the bass, or as much as a piezo can deliver — only louder.

My Moog Taurus 3 Bass Pedals are HUGE sounding – which they are supposed to be. The hi-fi nature of your cabinet works great for the synth bass – ALL the frequencies come through evenly, once again in a very musical way.

I’m using an Acoustic Image Clarus amp. But only the preamp out to the WJ 1×10. I pretty much run the EQ flat — I like the sound of my instruments, and don’t need to color them much.

A few times, I’ve simply plugged a bass into a Preamp-DI (Fishman Pro-EQ Platinum Bass), and then into the WJ 1×10. Works fine.

I also experimented a bit with mic’ing the WJ 1×10 (some quick recording of only the speaker, not the tweeter) with a Shure Beta 52A – better than DI’ing! Now, if I can convince the sound-guys to do this over a DI, or at least together, it would be awesome!

A little off the track. Are you aware of the Phil Jones Ear-Box? I picked one up, and plugged it into the Speakon Out of the WJ 1×10, selected Input-Link. It supposedly puts no load (or very little) on the amp. I position it behind me, up on a mic stand. It’s VERY useful when I play upright. Nice monitor for intonation. 😉

Anyway, back to your speaker… I’m very satisfied with this powered cabinet. It’s just what I was looking for – portable, powerful, great-sounding, and musical. I’m very glad I found you!

I have ordered two road cases for the WJ1x10. So… I’d like to purchase the passive 1×10, if I may. 😉 I will need to fill that empty 2nd road case.

 

Thanks for a great product!
Lloyd

Lloyd’s Update – 16th Sept 2016

Happy user review of the WJ 1×10 Stereo/Mono Bass CabinetsHaving signed off with:
“I have ordered two road cases for the WJ1x10. So… I’d like to purchase the passive 1×10, if I may. 😉 I will need to fill that empty 2nd road case.”
Well he did indeed buy the passive 1×10 to make up the 1000 Watt 1×10 / 500 Watts per side pair.

“Wayne,
Got the passive speaker a couple days ago. Twice as much awesomeness!

Just have to tell you… I was playing through my studio monitors, about 2 months ago, asking myself, “Why can’t there be some bass speakers that sound smooth, even, high-end, and with some useable stage volume?” Oh, and portable! 😉

I went hunting and found your speakers. So glad that I did!
Thanks!”

 

 


 

December 5, 2015 

USER REVIEW

Joe saluting his WJ 2×10 Power Bass Cabinet & WJBP Stereo Bass Pre-amp rigJoe posted this great update review of his WJ 2×10 Power Bass Cabinet & WJBP Stereo Bass Pre-amp on Facebook

“My WJ rig pays itself off in spades in this situation. I play a lot of wedding and corporate events where your crammed into a small place such as tonight. This rig operates punchy and clearly at low volumes for a dinner set. it won’t mess with your drummers kick drum and you can crank it beautifully for the last dance set. I truly Love Em”

 

 


 

June 3, 2015 

USER REVIEW

“I wanted to share with you a truly awesome piece of Aussie gear I’ve added to my arsenal this past weekend.”

Big thank you to Jockerz (Joe) on Oz Bass Forum for a great user review of his recent purchase, WJ 2×10 Power Bass Cabinet & WJBP Stereo Bass Pre-amp.
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Videos

Interview with endorsee Nate Phillips

Bass player Nathaniel Phillips interviewed by Wayne Jones AUDIO about the range of Wayne Jones AUDIO products for bass players
Wayne Jones talking to bassist and endorsee Nathaniel Phillips about the range of Wayne Jones AUDIO products for bass players.

 

 

Interview with endorsee David Dyson

Bass player David Dyson interviewed by Wayne Jones AUDIO about the range of products for bass players and his introduction to Wayne Jones AUDIO
Wayne Jones talking to bassist and endorsee David Dyson about the range of products for bass players his introduction to Wayne Jones AUDIO.

 

 

Interview with endorsee Carl Young

Bass player Carl Young interviewed by Wayne Jones AUDIO about the range of products for bass players and his history with Wayne Jones AUDIO
Wayne Jones talking to bassist and endorsee Carl Young about the range of products for bass players and his history with Wayne Jones AUDIO.

 

 

David Dyson

Unit 3 Deep - Bass guitar player David Dyson - Unleashed - Bethesda Blues Jazz & Supper Club David Dyson, a Wayne Jones AUDIO endorsee, delivering a monster performance in this video.

“Unit 3 Deep – David Dyson – Unleashed – Bethesda Blues Jazz & Supper Club, August 2016”

The Wayne Jones AUDIO rig David plays through in this video:
WJBP Stereo Valve Bass Pre-Amp
WJ 2×10 1000 Watt Powered Bass Cabinet

 

 

Victor Wooten – Fodera booth NAMM 2016

 
Victor Wooten & Dominic Dipiazza at the Fodera booth NAMM 2016. Victor is using the WJ 1000 Watt powered 2x10 Cab & the WJBP Bass pre amp. Victor Wooten & Dominic Dipiazza at the Fodera booth NAMM 2016. Victor is using the WJ 1000 Watt powered 2×10 Cab & the WJBP Bass pre amp.

 

Contact Fodera Guitars to arrange an appointment to try the Wayne Jones AUDIO High End, High Powered Cabinets & Stereo Valve Pre-Amp. A Fodera Monarch 5 bass guitar is in Melbourne & ready for you to check out. Please contact Wayne Jones to make an appointment to try it through a Wayne Jones AUDIO bass rig.Contact Fodera Guitars to arrange an appointment to try the Wayne Jones AUDIO High End, High Powered Cabinets & Stereo Valve Pre-Amp.
68 34th Street, 3rd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11232
P: 718 832 3455    info@fodera.com     www.fodera.com

A Fodera Monarch 5 bass guitar is in Melbourne & ready for you to check out. Please contact Wayne Jones to make an appointment to try it through a Wayne Jones AUDIO bass rig.

 

NAMM 2016 – Wayne Jones AUDIO endorsees André Berry and Nate Phillips
jamming it up with Wayne Jones

 NAMM 2016 André Berry & Nate Phillips & Wayne Jones Jam at Wayne Jones Audio Booth

NAMM 2016 André Berry & Nate Phillips & Wayne Jones Jam at Wayne Jones Audio Booth.

Nate Phillips & Wayne Jones Jam at Wayne Jones Audio NAMM 2016 Booth

Nate Phillips & Wayne Jones Jam at Wayne Jones Audio NAMM 2016 Booth.

 

 

The following nine videos were filmed during the product launch of Wayne Jones AUDIO
High End, High Powered, Bass Guitar Cabinets, Studio Monitors & Stereo Valve Bass Pre-Amp
at Sing Sing Studios, Melbourne Australia – May 17 2015.

 

 

Wayne Jones AUDIO, bass guitar powered bass cabinets, direct from manufacturer, 100% satisfaction guaranteed. Speakers for bass guitars.