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dan jones
Works at Daily Records
Attended The University of Iowa
Lives in Kansas City, Mo
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ELEVEN ACTION AND NON-ACTION ITEMS
1. SquidsKC have a show June 17 at Californo's with Small Waves, part of the Under The Stars series.  Hope to see you there.  2. The Plaza Library poetry stacks are not huge, just a handful of columns, but I do enjoy going there and picking something out, w...
1. SquidsKC have a show June 17 at Californo's with Small Waves, part of the Under The Stars series. Hope to see you there. 2. The Plaza Library poetry stacks are not huge, just a handful of columns, but I do enjoy going...
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JOURNAL ENTRY FROM THIS DAY LAST YEAR
Wednesday, 4.23.2015 Gratitudinals:  I am grateful for a hot shit practice last night, we sound great.  I am grateful for a cheese/rock and roll themed pun session after, featuring such goodies as Mozz the Hoople.  I am grateful for the satisfaction I get o...
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RECORD STORE DAY 2016
Grant Hart: Good News For Modern Man (reissue)  Savages: Adore Life   Don't Think I've Forgotten (soundtrack)   
Grant Hart: Good News For Modern Man (reissue) Savages: Adore Life Don't Think I've Forgotten (soundtrack)
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MIDDLE AGED GUY DISCOVERS FRIED CAPERS AND WINNING BASEBALL
Maybe it was the loss of Jim Harrison this week that made me cook for the first time in a long time this week, using a recipe from Saveur to try something new.  A few days before his death I lingered over a handful of his books on my annual birthday run to ...
Maybe it was the loss of Jim Harrison this week that made me cook for the first time in a long time this week, using a recipe from Saveur to try something new. A few days before his death I lingered over a handful of his boo...
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YET ANOTHER IMPRACTICAL BUT EDUCATIONAL PROJECT: JAZZ BY SUN RA
I've started another non-practical project, listening to all the Sun Ra albums on Spotify in order, starting with the first available there, Jazz By Sun Ra (1956).  Saturday was such a beautiful day and it was a treat to run errands and blast this slightly ...
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PERFECT NIGHT
We played a wonderful show Friday.  It was of wonderful to play music with my friends, and two fine bands (John Velghe and The Prodigal Sons, and The Pedaljets.)  More importantly Boojie celebrated the end of his course of chemo and radiation, and played hi...
We played a wonderful show Friday. It was of wonderful to play music with my friends, and two fine bands (John Velghe and The Prodigal Sons, and The Pedaljets.) More importantly Boojie celebrated the end of his course of c...
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POTENTIAL ECM ALBUM COVER
This instagram photo collage came from a drive one Highway 54 this weekend, between Louisiana, Missouri, and Mexico, Missouri.  I blasted Johnny Rodriguez and Son Volt, but as a friend on Facebook noted, this could be an ECM label album cover.  Later I list...
This instagram photo collage came from a drive one Highway 54 this weekend, between Louisiana, Missouri, and Mexico, Missouri. I blasted Johnny Rodriguez and Son Volt, but as a friend on Facebook noted, this could be an ECM ...
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15 HOME RECORDINGS
In Progress: Demos, Low-fi, and Live by Dan Jones
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TRANSITIONING INTO A HIGHER LEVEL OF LOWER LEARNING
  Two of my favorite songs of late.  I hear a sweet echo/quote of "Love Reign O'er Me" at the end of David Bowie's last official album-released song, in the swirl of the windout, after the big punch.  Mariam The Believer gets real gone--I really want to fin...
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PORTLAND SHOW 3/14 @ SECRET SOCIETY -- 8:00 PM
Thanks to Ezra Holbrook for putting together a last-minute show in PDX on 3/14. The For Reals will be having a reunion show and backing me up, The Eagles of Freedom open with members of The My Oh My's , and Little Sue headlines.  A fun bill, looking forwar...
Thanks to Ezra Holbrook for putting together a last-minute show in PDX on 3/14. The For Reals will be having a reunion show and backing me up, The Eagles of Freedom open with members of The My Oh My's, and Little Sue headline...
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SQUIDS AT miniBAR - FRIDAY 2/26/16
A nifty flier by John Velghe for our show in a couple of weeks.  It's an early start, and SquidsKC go on first at 8:30.  
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  • The University of Iowa
    1987 - 1991
    B.A. in English
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Introduction
I grew up in Liberty, Missouri, then went to The University of Iowa, where I studied literature, writing, and music, and earned a degree in English.  I lived in Eugene, Oregon from 1991 to 2013, where I wrote, recorded, and performed as an indie singer-songwriter.  I recently relocated to Kansas City, Missouri.
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  • Daily Records
    singer-songwriter, present
  • Presentation Design Group
    purchasing supervisor/inventory manager/production staff, 2007 - 2013
  • Oasis Fine Foods
    clerk/cook
  • Organically Grown Company
    warehouser/driver
  • Northwest Door and Sash
    spray finisher
  • Lane Community College
    ESL teacher
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Kansas City, Mo
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Eugene, Or - Liberty, Mo - Iowa City, Ia