Glenn Jones (guitarist)

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Glenn Jones
Born (1953-10-01) October 1, 1953 (age 61)
United States
Genres American Primitivism, post-rock, experimental rock
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments guitar
Years active 1983–present
Labels Strange Attractors, Thrill Jockey
Associated acts Cul de Sac

Glenn Jones (born October 1, 1953) is an American guitarist, He is most recognized for his work in the experimental rock group Cul de Sac.


At the age of fourteen Jones picked up playing the acoustic guitar, which he purchased after hearing Axis: Bold as Love. During the early seventies, Jones discovered American Primitivism and became influenced by Robbie Basho and John Fahey.[1] It wasn't until he was asked by Robin Amos to join Shut-Up that he began playing an electric guitar.[2] In 1989, he founded Cul de Sac with Amos in Boston, Massachusetts.



  1. ^ Mateer, Chris (December 15, 2011). "Interview: Guitarist Glenn Jones Discusses His Discography and His Latest Offering, "The Wanting"". No Depression. Retrieved April 1, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Cul de Sac Interview". Retrieved April 1, 2013.