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Talk About Jazz with Doug Hall: Gabriel Jonas

Gabriel Jonas April 1, 2024

Gabriel Jonas is a jazz guitarist from Bordeaux, France. He is enrolled in the Berklee College of Music as a double major in Film & Media Scoring and Performance.

He has already played in large Boston venues, including the House of Blues and the MGM Fenway Hall as lead guitar player for the Singers Showcase “Girl On Fire – The Music of Alicia Keys,” where he got to play alongside the Berklee Alumni and Alto Sax star Grace Kelly.

As part of a Snarky Puppy Berklee ensemble, he has also been mentored by Marty Walsh (formerly a session guitarist player for Donna Summer, Supertramp, Christopher Cross, and Randy Crawford amongst others).

As a performance major at Berklee, he is actively part of a variety of student bands playing every week, sharing the stage at Berklee campus studios.

Gabriel Jonas is composing his first selections of original music and continuing to perform live in and around the Boston area. You can hear their full conversation now: