During his years at Aledo High School when his interest in percussion was sparked, Jeremiah Jones became heavily involved in the percussion program, drumline, and Jazz Band, and Wind Ensemble. Immediately after high school, he went on to play piano and drumset for the Weatherford College Jazz Band for two years.
Mr. Jones is currently finishing his undergraduate studies at the University of Texas at Arlington with a degree in Music. He has been involved in the Marching Drumline under the direction of Jim Yakas, various percussion ensembles with Dr. Michael Varner, has been an integral part of the percussion sections on the Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, and Symphonic Orchestras, and filling in with the Jazz Orchestra on drumset
In 2011, he was privileged with the opportunity of marching snare drum with the Blue Knights Drum and Bugle Corps, and finished his drum corps career playing tenors at The Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps in 2012. The following year, he was asked to be both a snare and tenor technician at Genesis Drum and Bugle Corps, as well as being a visual technician for the battery.
In 2011, his WGI career started by marching tenors with the Tyler Junior College Indoor Drumline, and finished up the following year by being the tenor section leader at Imperial Percussion Theater Indoor Drumline from Houston, Texas. He went back to help teach the Tyler Junior College Indoor Drumline in the 2014 and 2015 seasons as both a snare and tenor technician and currently is one of the tenor technicians for Vigilantes Indoor Percussion from Fort Worth, Texas.
Mr. Jones has taught at various high schools including Paschal HS, Grapevine HS, McKinney Boyd HS, Azle HS, Colleyville-Heritage HS, and currently Aledo HS where he serves as the Percussion Assistant - Battery Coordinator. Some of his mentors include Dr. Michael Varner, Jim Yakas, Dr. Brian Tinkel, Joey Qualls, Eddie Dunlap, Tom McGowan, Tim Maynard, Eric Ridenour, Nick Beaudet, Ralph Hardimon, Richard Kearns, and Michael Mcintosh.