Brent Jones (musician)

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Brent Jones
Birth nameBrent Ray Jones
Born (1966-05-07) May 7, 1966 (age 52)
Los Angeles, California
GenresCCM, Christian R&B, gospel, Christian hip hop, traditional black gospel, contemporary R&B, urban contemporary gospel
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter, pianist
Instrumentsvocals, singer-songwriter, piano
Years active1999–present
LabelsMajestic, EMI, Tyscot, Echopark
Associated actsLovers, TP Mobb (Total Praise), The T.P. Mobb
Websitelovebrentjones.com

Brent Ray Jones (born May 7, 1966) is an American gospel musician, pianist, and choir conductor. He started his music career, in 1999, with the release of Brent Jones & the T.P. Mobb with Majestic Recordings, and this charted on three Billboard magazine charts. His second album, Beautiful, came out in 2002 with EMI GMG Records, which this charted three charts. The third album, The Ultimate Weekend, released in 2007 by Tyscot Records, and this placed on the Billboard magazine Gospel Albums chart. He released, Joy Comin', in 2014 with Echopark Records, and this placed upon the Gospel Albums chart.

Early life[edit]

Jones was born on May 7,[1] 1966 in Los Angeles, California,[2] as Brent Ray Jones,[3] and he commenced his piano lessons to become a pianist at the age of six.[1] He was installed as the music director and minister of his church at 14 years old.[1][4]

Music career[edit]

His music recording career began in 1999, with the release of Brent Jones & the T.P. Mobb by Majestic Recordings on June 22, 1999,[5] and this album placed upon three Billboard magazine charts, which were the Gospel Albums at No. 4, R&B Albums chart at No. 37, and No. 17 on the Heatseekers Albums chart.[6] The subsequent album, Beautiful, was released on April 9, 2002 by EMI CMG Records,[5] and this placed on the Gospel Albums at No. 7, R&B Albums at No. 35, and Heatseekers Albums at No. 19.[6] He released, The Ultimate Weekend, with Tyscot Records on October 9, 2007,[5] and this placed upon the Gospel Albums chart at No. 14.[6] The fourth album, Joy Comin', was released by Echopark Records in 2014,[5] and this charted on the Top Gospel Albums at No. 6.[6]

Discography[edit]

List of selected studio albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions[6]
US
Gos
US
R&B
US
Heat
Brent Jones & The T.P. Mobb 4 37 17
Beautiful 7 35 19
The Ultimate Weekend 14
Joy Comin' 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Carpenter, Bil (2005). "Uncloudy Days: The Gospel Music Encyclopdia": 227.
  2. ^ California Birth Index. "Brent R Jones, Born 05/07/1966 in California". California Birth Index. Retrieved April 9, 2015.
  3. ^ American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. "BLESSING WITH YOUR NAME ON IT Work ID No. 322985213 ISWC No. T9009916205". American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. Archived from the original on March 6, 2013. Retrieved April 9, 2015. Work ID No. 322985213 ISWC No. T9009916205
  4. ^ Torreano, Bradley. "Brent Jones : Biography". AllMusic. Retrieved April 9, 2015.
  5. ^ a b c d AllMusic. "Brent Jones : Discography". AllMusic. Retrieved April 9, 2015.
  6. ^ a b c d e Billboard. "Brent Jones : Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved April 9, 2015.

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