Percy Jones (musician)

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Percy Jones
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Background information
Instruments Bass guitar

Percy Jones (born 3 December 1947[1] near Llandrindod Wells, Wales[2]) is a Welsh bass guitarist, and was a member of jazz fusion band Brand X,[3] from 1974 to 1980, and a reformed version which lasted from 1992 to 1997. Residing in New York,[4] he currently is a member of jazz fusion band, Tunnels,[5] along with drummer Walker Adams.

Jones is best known for his unique bass sound,[5] and his trademark use of the fretless Wal bass.

Jones was also a member of the jazz fusion group Soft Machine, the Poetry Rock group The Liverpool Scene (featuring poet Adrian Henri), and has contributed to recordings by David Sylvian, Brian Eno,[4] Steve Hackett, Paranoise, Suzanne Vega, Richard Barbieri, and Fovea Hex, amongst others.

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Notes

  1. ^ http://www.edensongs.com/recordings/BrandX_Performances.html
  2. ^ http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=JVCZsK9bAh0C&pg=PA304&dq=%22percy+jones%22+bass
  3. ^ Huey, Steve. "Brand X: Biography". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-11-26. 
  4. ^ a b Lynch, Dave. "Cape Catastrophe: Review". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-11-26. 
  5. ^ a b Astarita, Glen. "Propellor Music: Review". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-11-26. 

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