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Tony Jones

Tony Jones

Tony Jones is a multi-talented musician. Being raised in a musical family (his grandfather was renowned composer Leon René and father, the drummer Rick Jones) his first instrument was piano. He later took on the drums in high school and is primarily known on that instrument. Around the same time he established his role as a singer in local bands. Tony covers all styles of music and is a classically trained pianist and composer studying with pianist Jack Ringgold and composer Dorrance Stalvey.

Tony is also a master of vocal impersonations. His impersonation of Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong is well known. He is frequently called to do sound-alikes of many icons such as - Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Ray Charles, Elvis Presley and various character voices.

Tony Jones' credits include:

Joe Diorio - Charlie Haden - James Newton - Henry Butler - Milcho Leviev - Larry Goldings - Bob Sheppard - Dusan Bogdanovic - John Stowell - Teddy Edwards - Bobby Bradford - John Carter - Kei Akagi - Billy Childs - Don Preston - Gordon Brisker - Peter Sprague - Lanny Morgan - Vinny Golia - Hyperion
The Beach Boys - Bob Dylan - Billy Preston - The Mills Brothers - Stephen Bishop - Tony Danza - Danny Ganz - Fred Travelena - Lee Oscar - The Drifters - The Platters - The Coasters - Buddy Greco - Patty Andrews - Milton Berle - Red Buttons

My Soultone Set: 

21" Extreme Ride
16" Custom Brilliant RA Crash
14" Custom Hi Hat Pair
18" Vintage Crash
20" Vintage Old School 1964 Crash/Ride