Molly Jones improvises on saxophones and flute and composes for improvising ensembles.
Originally from Indianapolis, she hails musically from Ann Arbor and Detroit, Michigan, where she had the privilege of playing with talented improvisers including Douglas Ewart, Zim Ngqawana, Vinny Golia, Elliott Carter, and Cheick Hamala Diabate, as well as many amazing local musicians. She has performed with Lisa LaMarre’s sidewalk dance projects, spoken word artist Saul Williams, the Arbor Composers’ Collective, and Rhyta Musik. She also plays for Scottish country dance and Balkan dance parties.
Molly graduated from the University of Michigan, where she studied saxophone with Andrew Bishop, Donald Walden, and Donald Sinta. Here at U.C.I., she aims to incorporate technology meaningfully into her compositions and improvisations.