RON J. JONES – Founder/CEO
“Chief Entertainment Officer,” that is! Since 1968, this popular full-time professional announcer, special events entertainment consultant and performance artist has starred in radio, hosted television shows, produced and performed in films and headlined in theatres and nightclubs around the world.
He is the holder of many entertainment and wedding industry awards, including two “Best D.J./San Diego” (Southern California Disco DJ Association). His company, Allegro Entertainment has a fine reputation for excellence in entertainment and, of course, fun!
Labeled as “premier” by his mobile disco operating peers, Ron is one of the most experienced performance artist deejays in San Diego County. An estimated career aggregate of over one million people have danced to his unique blend of “all ages” music.
The “Voice of La Jolla”
Ron is known as a consummate emcee, broadcasting from studio sets and on special event stages around San Diego. He has hosted popular TV game shows, teen dance shows including his own Ron J Jones Show televised interview program. He has narrated countless fashion shows and has frequently performed as a fund raising auctioneer (San Diego Humane Society, La Jolla Rotary Club, Explorer School), and since 1996 continues to host the summer-long La Jolla Concerts by the Sea series every Sunday afternoon from 2 to 4 p.m. at La Jolla Cove. It is this role that first earned him the nickname “The Voice of La Jolla.”
Ron is a charter member and past president (for fifteen years) of the San Diego Disc Jockey Association. He also served two terms as president of the Torrey Pines Theater board, served as Executive Director of The La Jolla Town Council, President of the Rotary Club of La Jolla, President of La Jolla Meals On Wheels and been active in a number of other local institutions.
Truly a master mobile disco deejay, Ron possesses the largest dance music library in the city. He is on the preferred vendor listings of many of San Diego’s best hotels, and his client list runs from private to corporate, with thousands of performances to his credit.
A Little History
Ron began his career in 1968 with American Forces Radio in Turkey and Greece, and continued after his Air Force service with radio stations and TV stations in Minneapolis, MN, Lincoln, NE and San Diego, CA.
Ron was instrumental in creating disco as we know it in 1973 at the legendary Jabberwocky in Hotel Circle, Point Loma’s Rasputin’s, Shelter Island’s Voyager, Seaport Village’s Harbor House (for nine years), concluding an 18 year nightclub run at Loew’s Coronado Resort in 1991.