Ayron Jones stops by Matt Pinfield’s latest installment of the New & Approved show where he details how his childhood hardships have molded him to be the artist and person he is today, as well as sharing his inspirations for his new single, and his hopes for when the things get back to normal post-pandemic.
Confessing to Pinfield of the identity issues that he experienced growing up, following his parents abandoning him at just four-years-old, Jones says his pull and love for the guitar and music played a huge part in finding out who he was and what artist he saw himself to be. Being influenced by the likes of the late B.B. King, Rage Against The Machine, Jimi Hendrix, and many more,
Ayron speaks on how the sound of his favorite guitarists inspired his current project and new single “Mercy”. Having had been exposed to Hendrix’s music and his family at an early age, Jones details how his close relationship with the Hendrix family helped kick start his career with beginning opportunities.
Ayron also goes on to speak on what he’s learned from the late B.B. King, how he curates new music with new artists and bandmates, his “Mercy” single being a reflection of American perseverance during the past year of times of the conversations of social and racial unrest, global pandemics, natural disasters, and much more.