Vince Jones

Verified
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
25 Glebe Point Road Glebe New South Wales 2037 AU

Australia’s leading jazz vocalist, Vince Jones, is also an interpreter and composer of songs in a contemporary jazz style. Vince Jones also plays trumpet and over the years his style has developed a distinctive reserve and subtlety.

Born in Glasgow, Vince and his family came to live in Australia when he was 11 years old. He grew up in Wollongong, NSW, listening to his musician father’s collection of great jazz albums, and the feel, style and essence of the music became a natural part of Vince’s world. At 20, Vince began playing the club circuit in Melbourne.

Vince’s first album Watch What Happens, released in 1981, was a quiet, strong statement – showcasing his vocal and songwriting talent in tandem with stylish accompaniment. A loyal following developed and with each album and tour the Australian audience grew. Through the 1990s Vince Jones and his band found success on the European circuit making an impression on reviewers, audiences and promoters.

Jones uses his voice as an expressive instrument and the lyric as a vehicle for story and comment.

In late 1999, Vince’s twelfth CD – ‘Vince Jones Live‘ – was released. Recorded at The Basement in Sydney.

“The sonic quality here is remarkable for a live album . . . it’s a mystery that Jones isn’t a household name.” Rolling Stone “Vince Jones is living proof that independence is not about genres …. He’s a soulful survivor, with a voice as cool as a long G&T and a repertoire that balances jazz, rock and soul.” Beat Magazine ”

Rating
Featured/Unfeatured
Claimed/Unclaimed
LL mirror low res.jpg
LL
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1.41 mi
04474842590447484259
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1.42 mi
John Hardaker is a Sydney musician, graphic designer and writer. He writes on music in order to p...
Angel Place, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia 1.45 mi
City Recital Hall Angel Place is a world class performance space located near the George Stre...
Darlinghurst NSW, Australia 1.52 mi
Sydney NSW 2000, Australia 1.52 mi
Sydney NSW 2000, Australia 1.52 mi
0422 168 1590422 168 159
Sydney NSW 2000, Australia 1.52 mi
South Dowling Street & Oxford Street, Darlinghurst NSW 2010, Australia 1.53 mi
+61 2 9331 2575+61 2 9331 2575
162 Flinders Street, Paddington NSW 2021, Australia 1.54 mi
Enmore NSW 2042, Australia 1.55 mi
02 9550 504202 9550 5042
Enmore NSW 2042, Australia 1.55 mi
+61411480288+61411480288
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1.56 mi
The Necks are an experimental jazz trio from Sydney, comprising Chris Abrahams on piano and Hammo...
2 Saint Marys Road, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia 1.57 mi
George Golla AM (born 10 May 1935 in Chorzów, Poland) is an Australian jazz guitarist who commenc...
197 Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia 1.6 mi
02 8209 651502 8209 6515
11 Stanmore Road, Enmore NSW 2042, Australia 1.64 mi
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1.66 mi
Jazz Journalist/Writer Samuel Cottell is freelance jazz journalist and writer based in Sydney. He...
Australia Post - Westgate LPO, 203 Parramatta Road, Annandale NSW 2038, Australia 1.67 mi
418423463418423463
86 Cambridge Street, Stanmore NSW 2048, Australia 1.72 mi
(02) 9569 9230(02) 9569 9230
Sydney NSW 2039, Australia 1.76 mi
29 Reiby Place, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia 1.78 mi
+61 02 9251 2797+61 02 9251 2797
Showing 61 - 80 of 168 results