Kevin 'KJ' Jones

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Musical artist

Kevin Dwayne Jones[1][2] (born May 28,1973), also known as KJ3 or KJ, is a well known American sound engineer and producer from St. Louis,Missouri.[3][4][5][6]His recording and production facility is located in Jackson, Mississippi.[7]


Kevin attended Callaway High School in Jackson Mississippi where he was a member of the band. He graduated in 1992.

In 2003, Kevin Jones received master certification in studio production from Berklee Online.


Kevin Jones is the owner and operator of 16 Bars Recording Studio in Jackson, Mississippi.[8][9] He began working at the facility in 2005 while it was under other ownership. He took over ownership in 2014.[10] A year later, he accepted the award for Studio of the Year at the First Annual Jackson Hip Hop Awards in Jackson, Mississippi. [11][12] He is credited on Allmusic guide and Discogs as the engineer and producer of the music recordings of singer- songwriter Aretha Henry.[13][14]

Personal Life

He is married to singer-songwriter Aretha Henry[15]

Production Credits




External links


  1. 16 Bars Recording Official Website .Retrieved January 6, 2015
  2. Jackson Free Press Where Is the Studio Melton Promised? .Retrieved January 24,2015
  3. WorldWide Tweets That Mississippi Sound: Meet Kevin 'KJ' Jones . Retrieved January 21, 2015
  4. Youtube Lil Nino at 16 Bars Recording Studio .Retrieved January 23, 2015
  5. Youtube Lil Mal at 16 Bars Recording Studio .Retrieved January 23, 2015
  6. Instagram Kevin KJ Jones pictured with rap artist from Dubai at 16 Bars Recording Studio .Retrieved January 23, 2015
  7. Aretha Henry Daily 16 Bars Recording Studio .Retrieved January 22, 2015
  8. DaSippFM The Sound of Mississippi 16 Bars .Retrieved January 22, 2015
  9. DaSippFM The Birthplace of America's Music .Retrieved January 22, 2015
  10. Linkedin Kevin KJ Jones Linkedin .Retrieved January 6, 2015
  11. Youtube Kevin 'KJ' Jones accepting award .Retrieved January 18, 2015
  12. Instagram 16 Bars- Winners Posted .Retrieved January 18, 2015
  13. Allmusic Enchanted Credits .Retrieved January 6, 2015
  14. Discogs Kevin KJ3 Jones Discography .Retrieved January 6, 2015
  15. Aretha Henry Official Website Bio .Retrieved January 6, 2015
  16. Discogs Superhuman . Retrieved January 20, 2015
  17. Discogs Enchanted. Retrieved January 20, 2015
  18. Discogs Beautiful . Retrieved January 20, 2015