Butterflies Are Free Album – Producer Polo Jones
Polo Jones is the bassist and musical director for Italian Superstar Zucchero, and has worked with Carlos Santana, Ray Charles, Sting, Luciano Pavarotti, Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen, Miles Davis, John Lee Hooker, Jeff Beck, Andrea Bocelli, Bono, Joe Cocker, Brian May, Narada Michael Walden, Larry Graham, Delores O’Riordian & others. His work with longtime partner Zucchero and others can be heard on more than nine multi-platinum certified and grammy award winning recordings, including work on Whitney Houston’s Mega Hit Song “I’m Every Woman” from her movie “The Bodyguard”, which is a 25X platinum certified album. Polo’s work is also credited on other notable projects with Paul Young, Pavarotti, film soundtracks and trailers such as Batman Returns, “Wrong Turn” (2005), etc.
A long list of other artist affiliations includes such notables as The Doobie Brothers, Randy Jackson, Cheb Mami, Corrado Rustici, Peter Vettese, Michael Shrieve, Vinnie Colaiuta, Neil Schon, Clarence Clemmons, Nils Lofgren, Randy Crawford, Duran Duran, Jermaine Jackson, Pia Zadora, Levon Helm, Adrian Legg, Bill Withers, Greg Phillinganes, Solomon Burke, David Garibaldi, Tower of Power Horns, Memphis Horns, Michael Kaman, Steve Smith, Chuck Rainey, Sista Monica and many more.
POLO JONES HAD ENLISTED MANY OF HIS FRIENDS, ASSOCIATES AND BANDMATES FOR THIS SPECIAL “BUTTERFLIES ARE FREE” ALBUM PROJECT INCLUDING SUCH NOTABLE ARTISTS AS KAT DYSON (GUITARIST FOR PRINCE, ITALIA SUPERSTAR ZUCCHERO, ETC.), ABE LABORIEL JR (DRUMMER FOR PAUL MCCARTNEY, STING, ETC.), DAVE ADAMS (MONTROSE), MIKE VANDERHULE (Y&T), “BURNIN” VERNON DAVIS (HOT CHOCOLATE), WILL RUSS JR (FORCE OF WILL BAND) AND EVERYONE’S FAVORITE ARTIST KENNY ARONOFF (SESSION/TOURING DRUMMER FOR JOHN MELLENCAMP, THE SMASHING PUMPKINS, BOB SEGER, BON JOVI, ELTON JOHN, BOB DYLAN, THE ROLLING STONES, JOE JACKSON, AVRIL LAVIGNE, JOE COCKER, B. B. KING, SANTANA, TRISHA YEARWOOD, GEORGE JONES, CONWAY TWITTY, JOHNNY CASH, STEVIE NICKS, BRIAN WILSON, JOHN FOGERTY AND MANY OTHERS).