Dr. Lloyd E. Jones is Director of Bands at the University of North Alabama. His is conductor of UNA Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band, and he directs the Jazz Band, Studio Lab Band, Jazz Combo, and the “Pride of Dixie” Marching Band. In addition to these performing organizations, Dr. Jones teaches selected saxophone and clarinet students, Music Fundamentals and Band Arranging & Drill Writing, and conducts the Miss UNA Pageant Orchestra at the university.
As a professional musician, Dr. Jones has performed regularly throughout the southeast and continues to be an active saxophonist. He has served as an adjudicator and clinician at numerous contests, festivals, and honor bands throughout Alabama and Tennessee. He is an active composer, music arranger, and show designer for over 50 universities and high schools in the Southeast and Mid-Western United States. He is a member of the Music Educators National Conference, the Alabama Music Educators Association, the Alabama Bandmasters Association, Kappa Kappa Psi, Tau Beta Sigma, Pi Kappa Lamda, and the National Band Association.
Dr. Jones holds a BFA in Graphic Design, a Bachelor of Music Education Degree, a Master of Arts in Education Degree, and a PhD in music education. He and his wife, the former Amy Gist, reside in Greenhill, AL with their two sets of twins: Lloyd Edward and Katherine Elizabeth; Hugh William and Walter Andrew.