Glenn Jones (guitarist)

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Glenn Jones
Born (1953-10-01) October 1, 1953 (age 64)
United States
Genres American primitive guitar, post-rock, experimental rock
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments guitar, banjo
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 primitive guitar 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.


  • This Is the Wind That Blows It Out: Solos for 6 & 12 String Guitar (Strange Attractors, 2004)
  • Against Which the Sea Continually Beats (Strange Attractors, 2007)
  • Barbecue Bob in Fishtown (Strange Attractors, 2009)
  • Even to Win is to Fail (split with 'Eastmont Syrup' by The Black Twig Pickers & Charlie Parr, Thrill Jockey, 2011) [3]
  • The Wanting (Thrill Jockey, 2011)
  • My Garden State (Thrill Jockey, 2013)
  • Welcomed Wherever I Go (Thrill Jockey, 2014) [4]
  • Fleeting (Thrill Jockey, 2016)