January 17, 2013
IN MEMORIAM: DAVE JONES, KMCMUSICORP INSIDE SALES MANAGER
Photo: Dave Jones
KMCMusicorp celebrates the life of an industry veteran and accomplished musician.
BLOOMFIELD, Conn. (January 16, 2013) - KMCMusicorp sadly announces the passing of Inside Sales Manager, Dave Jones. Based in KMC’s Charleston, South Carolina office, Jones built his career around his love for music. Most recently, Jones served as Call Center Manager for KMC, however he was also known for being a player, educator, product developer and salesman.
Prior to KMC, Dave worked for an impressive lineup of industry organizations, including Musician’s Friend, C. Bruno & Son, Kaman Music Corporation, St. Louis Music, and Musicorp.
An avid guitar and bass player, Dave played with numerous bands and musical acts around the country, such as The Texas Tornados, Johnny Paycheck, Lowcountry Blues Club, and Not So Serious.
“Dave was a true professional, especially as a businessman and musician. He was loved by our customers and his co-workers and will be greatly missed,” said Dan Roberts, KMC Vice President of Sales.
KMC Sales Associate, Gene Taylor, recalled, “Dave was easy going and he loved music, especially southern rock, vintage country and western swing.” Dave Jones’ supportive leadership, witty personality and true kindness will be greatly missed by the KMC family. “He was the best boss I have ever known,” said Eric Kranz, Sales Associate for KMC.