Jonathan Jones (musician)

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Jonathan Jones
Birth nameJonathan Jones
Born(1982-10-21) October 21, 1982 (age 31)
OriginU.S.
OccupationsSinger, songwriter
InstrumentsVocals, piano
Years active2003–present
Associated actsWaking Ashland, We Shot the Moon
Website[1]
 
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Jonathan Jones
Birth nameJonathan Jones
Born(1982-10-21) October 21, 1982 (age 31)
OriginU.S.
OccupationsSinger, songwriter
InstrumentsVocals, piano
Years active2003–present
Associated actsWaking Ashland, We Shot the Moon
Website[1]

Jonathan Jones is the lead singer, pianist, song writer and co-founder of the alternative rock bands Waking Ashland and We Shot the Moon.

Personal life[edit]

Jonathan lives in Cardiff, CA.[1] Jonathan is an avid surfer and spends a good deal of time surfing while not on tour.

On Thursday, July 21, 2011, Jonathan proposed to longtime girlfriend Julie Coy after an afternoon surf session in Cardiff.

Music career[edit]

Waking Ashland (2003-2007)[edit]

In November 2003, he co-founded the Christian rock band Waking Ashland. Together, they released two EP's and two LP's. Their first release was the 2004 debut EP I Am for You, This was followed by a record signing with Tooth and Nail Records, and the LP, Composure in May, 2005. After some band relationship troubles, they made their 3rd release, Telescopes, with temporary band members. In April, 2007, the band released what would be their final album, The Well. In July 2007, Jones, speaking for the band, revealed that the band would no longer stay together.

We Shot the Moon (2007-Present)[edit]

We Shot the Moon formed after Jonathan's previous band, Waking Ashland, broke up. They have released one EP and two LP's. This new band's first release was the The Polar Bear and Cougar EP in December 2007. This was followed by their first LP, Fear And Love in April, 2008. In early 2009, they entered the studio once again to record their next album. This album, named A Silver Lining, was released on October 6, 2009. The band is releasing a NEW album called "Love On" March 5, 2013.

Solo Projects (2009-Present)[edit]

On February 3, 2009, Jonathan started selling his solo CD, We Were Young on various websites and on iTunes. Physical copies of the CD will be available "this fall when [he] does a solo tour".[2] In Fall of 2010 he announced that he was writing for a new solo album. That album, titled Community Group, was released on June 14, 2011.

Discography[edit]

With Waking Ashland
With We Shot The Moon
Solo

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jonathan Jones on Twitter". Retrieved 2009-08-20. 
  2. ^ "Jonathan Jones Update on Youtube". Retrieved 2009-08-20. 
Persondata
NameJones, Jonathan
Alternative names
Short descriptionAmerican singer
Date of birth1982-10-21
Place of birth
Date of death
Place of death
  1. ^ "Jonathan Jones on Twitter". Retrieved 2009-08-20. 
  2. ^ "Jonathan Jones Update on Youtube". Retrieved 2009-08-20. 
Persondata
NameJones, Jonathan
Alternative names
Short descriptionAmerican singer
Date of birth1982-10-21
Place of birth
Date of death
Place of death