Booker T. Jones
Musician, Songwriter, Multi-Instrumentalist, and Band Member, Booker T and the MGs
Booker T. Jones is a musician who set the cast for modern soul music and is largely responsible for its rise and enduring popularity. A songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer, he’s been playing professionally since age 16 and has over 20 albums, most with his band the MGs. Jones’s most recent tour, Booker T.’s Stax Revue, is a presentation of his hits with the MGs and of classics recorded on Stax Records, featuring a ten-piece big band with three lead vocalists, a three-piece horn section, and rhythm section. Jones is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Musicians Hall of Fame inductee, Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, and four-time Grammy winner.