Roger L. Jones II is a native of Flint Michigan. Roger has performed and “sat in" with various musical icons associated with jazz and other musical styles. Some of these individuals include Wynton Marsalis, Joe Henderson, Wallace Roney, and JJ Johnson to name a few.
Roger is one of the most cutting-edge band leaders of his time. His band, “Roger Jones & Higher Calling” is comprised of phenomenal musicians dedicated to inventing fresh and innovative ways to approach the execution of music. Mixed with a soulful and modern approach, the music of this band is innovative, relevant to the current generation, and swings ridiculously hard. It is not a mystery why Roger L. Jones II is heralded as one of the most explosive and innovative pianists of his generation.