Desmond Jones

Desmond Jones
Artist Name
Desmond Jones
Born Date
July 10, 1953
Birth Place
St. Kitts, West Indies
Christian Pop

Desmond Jones  Biography

Have you always been interested in music? What is your story and how did you start making music?
Yes, I was always interested in music. As a child I always love to sing. I did my first school concert at the age of 5. In High School I performed at the end of term school concerts. I came to Canada in 1976 and started playing in a band called QTS Band. We were a show band and we were the opening act for Rita Marley (Bob Marley’s wife).

What are you working on now? Any future releases we can look forward to?
My work now is on Gospel Music. I am hoping to have more recordings done this year with song writer Donna Gooden.

What Is Your Ultimate Goal In The Music Industry?
My goal is bringing a message that unites people through music.

What Has Been The Biggest Challenge In Your Career Thus Far?
My biggest challenge is getting recognition.

How do you go about writing a song? Do you have a melody in your head and then write the other music for it or what’s Your typical songwriting process?
Right now Donna Gooden and I are working together. She is the writer and I tends to edit. I also do cover songs by various artists.

How do you feel the Internet has impacted the music business?
The internet has a great impact on music. Once your music is posted on social media it is heard across the entire globe. It can be easily downloaded from the Internet for a price. Promotions and sales becomes easier on the Internet.

List some famous musicians currently on your playlist

What Did You Do Before You Started Making Music?
I always love playing music but in between performances I worked at the Toronto Land Registry Office.

Would you have any advice for young people wanting to follow in your footsteps?

If you could change anything about the music industry, what would it be?

How do you feel about originality?
I am all for originality. It set you apart from other artists and performers.

Is there anything else we should know about you? or Something that you would like to add?
I am a worship leader at our church in Scarborough. I give leadership and performance at Firm Faith Ministries gospel concerts.