Atlanta mourns its double-bass of four decades

Atlanta mourns its double-bass of four decades


norman lebrecht

October 15, 2013

Ralph Jones, principal double-bass of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, as died, aged 68. His wife, Gloria, is associate double-bass. Tributes here.



  • cztph says:

    Ralph was a fine double bassist, a fine family man, filled with curiosity, compassion and love.

    He will remembered for all those things and I will miss him.

  • Richard Prior says:

    Ralph was an institution in his own right – as Principal Bass of ASO, teacher to decades worth of aspiring high school and college students and as a warm, cheery and infectious personality. The stage does not look the same without him. Sadly missed and condolences to his family and ASO colleagues.