Harold Jones


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Harold Jones has toured with Tony Bennett for over three decades, topping off a solid career as a jazz drummer with a flare for singers. Harold worked with Sarah Vaughan and Ella Fitzgerald as well as Carman McCrae. His association with the music industry goes back to the 1940s when he endorsed the Zildjian Company. Since that time he has also worked with Remo and the Ludwig Drum Company for which he tested products in the 1960s. In fact, it was a Ludwig kit that Harold played in the White House for President John F. Kennedy in 1961.