Percussion Caption Head
Jeremiah Jones is a graduate from The University of Texas at Arlington where he earned his Bachelor of Music degree, and currently serves as the Percussion Director for Brazoswood HS in Lake Jackson, TX. During his undergraduate studies, he was involved in performing with the marching drumline under the direction of Dr. Jim Yakas, various percussion ensembles with Dr. Michael Varner, and was an integral part of the percussion sections in the Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, and Symphonic Orchestra. Previous to attending UTA, Mr. Jones was a member of the jazz band at Weatherford College where he studied both drumset and piano.
In 2011, Mr. Jones marched snare for the Blue Knights Drum Corps and consecutively marched tenors for the Cavaliers Drum Corps for the 2012 season. Mr. Jones was also a member of the Tyler Junior College Indoor Drumline in 2011, and was a staff member teaching both snares and quads for the 2014 and 2015 seasons, as well as being a tenor technician for Vigilantes Indoor Percussion, and has also served as part of the visual staff for the Cavaliers for the 2018 season. Mr. Jones is eager to return to The Guardians for his second year as Percussion Caption Head.
Some of his mentors include Dr. Michael Varner, Dr. Jim Yakas, Dr. Brian Tinkel, Tom McGowan, Tim Maynard, Eric Ridenour, Nick Beaudet, Joe Hobbs, and Michael Mcintosh.