Friday, July 5, 2013

The renowned jazz musician Jon Barnes, endorsed by a Swiss horn maker, is on a European Jazz tour and on a U.S. Postal Service and La Poste of France stamp with Miles Davis

Buddy Princeton and Jon Barnes on the red carpet.
Legendary trumpet player Jon Barnes introduced his one-of-a-kind carbon fiber Swiss  made horn. He is featured on the new US Postal stamp honoring #Miles Davis. #KubaKa and legendary #BuddyPrinceton (#JacksonBrown music) and others in Beverly Hills at the 6th Annual Urban Music Executives Toast  at the House of Entertainment, Beverly Hills, CA last night. For photo highlights visit

Jon Barnes Jazz Festival Monster Cable Dacarbo NAMM 2013  Festival Sponsored by Monster Cable, Dacarbo Trumpets in Europe.

Buddy Princeton (left) and Jon Barnes
MAYO Communications announced today (Friday) it has teamed up with Jon Barnes, a world class musician, who played in the movie "Dirty Dancing". He is also a writer, composer, producer, businessman and educator. Although his principal instruments are trumpet and piano, Barnes also plays all and teaches all instruments. Growing up in Baltimore, he started studying trumpet in church and elementary school. He was inspired by Louis Armstrong and Miles Davis. MAYO Communications has been retained to promote Barnes music, tours and a new one-of-a-kind horn made out of carbon fiber, the bell is made entirely of carbon fiber and the trumpet body is a Spiri Vario. The carbon fiber bell can be changed with a regular brass bell designed for a Spiri Vario. It’s lighter and has a unique sound. Currently, Barnes is on European tour at the DaCarbo Jazz Festival. He's joined by Arturo Sandoval, lead vocalist, Skip Martin 

of Kool and the Gang for “A Tribute to Louis 
Armstrong Jon Barnes von Earth Wind and Fire 
LIVE erleben in Bärnbach” event.  The tour is also 
being filmed as a documentary. Barnes has played, tour and or recorded with other music giants such as 
Justin Bieber, Arturo Sandoval, Gerald McCaulley, Billy Preston, Gerald Albright, Temptations,
 Four Tops, Smokey Robinson, Tom Scott, Chris Botti, Gary Bias,  Brenda Russell, 
Little Anthony and the Imperials to name afew. He has managed to create his own music 
curriculum,Kids Music, which allows children to learn about musicwhile 
simulating the playground experience. 
Barnes is also featured on a new limited edition of a U.S. Postal 
stamp Celebrating Miles Davis music. Last month we caught up 
with Barnes on the red carpet of an event in Beverly Hills.  
Singleton Entertainment Corporation celebrating the 6th Annual Toast to Urban Music  Executives: A Black Music Month Celebration Wed, June 26, 2013. Former President of Urban Music, MCA
Records, Ernie Singleton, CEO of Singleton Entertainment Corp. 
saluted Industry Executives: Eric Belinger- Grammy-winning songwriter for Chris Brown and USHER. The place was so packed it is unknown if Brown or USHER were inside. Also honored: Cynthia 
Horner, Hip Hop Weekly; Steve Lobel, A2Z Entertainment; Tammy Mac, KJLH and Mathew 'Boi-1da' Samuels Grammy-winning 
producer for Drake and Kanye West.
MAYO Communications, whose first client was Stevie Wonder, is no stranger to launching celebrity and music events. Late last year, MAYO launched Online music format Global Onslaught–Australia-UK in America.  The celebrity red carpet fundraiser for animal rescue charity featured a tour with independent rock bands: October Rage, Throwdown Syndicate, Overspill, Annie Lovell, March Into Paris and others. 
Singer Vicki LizziJon BarnesKuba Ka and  Buddy Princeton and the Incorruptibles.
Guest appearances included, Toto’s leader singer Bobby Kimball and Buddy Princeton and the Incorruptibles. For more about MAYO visit: and

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