Dan Jones

Musician, arts manager, performer

Dan is Mossley-based musician and artist. He works behind the scenes and as a performer/artist with Carnival arts organisations Global Grooves and Cabasa Carnival Arts. He also a development manager for Manchester-based charity Edge Theatre, specialising in producing professional and participatory theatre, working with vulnerable adults and young people. He regularly performs as a percussionist with North-East Brazilian inspired drum and dance organisation Juba do Leão and is a founding member and project manager for Oldham based youth drumming and dance outfit Jubacana. He has also recently started his own creative business, Abacaxi Creations, specialising in producing shekere instruments (shakers made from a beaded net and gourd) and silk painting. He will also soon be releasing a debut EP under the guise of Coruja Jones.