Charlie Jones (musician)

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Charlie Jones
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Background information
Birth name Stephen Charles Jones
Born (1965-10-13) 13 October 1965 (age 53)
Bristol, England
Occupation(s) Composer, musician
Instruments Bass
Years active 1981–present
Associated acts Goldfrapp, Robert Plant
Website www.charliejones.net

Stephen Charles "Charlie" Jones (October 13, 1965, Bristol, England) is a British bassist, songwriter and record producer. He has toured and recorded with Robert Plant,[1] Page and Plant, Strange Sensation, Goldfrapp and many others.

Career[edit]

Jones started playing electric and double bass at a young age.[citation needed]

Prior to joining Robert Plant, and later with Page and Plant, Jones was a member of Violent Blue with session guitarist Neil Taylor.

Jones received a Grammy Award in 2009 as a co-writer of the song "Please Read the Letter" from the album Raising Sand by Robert Plant and Alison Krauss.

Jones has toured and recorded playing both electric and double bass, but is most associated with playing a clear acrylic bass. He is currently the bassist for Goldfrapp, and also works as a session musician, producer and composer.

On 16 September 2013, Jones released his debut solo album Love Form through Stranger Records which highlighted his jazz and classical influences.

Discography[edit]

with Violent Blue
  • 1985 - I Won't Give In (Losing You)
with Ofra Haza
with Robert Plant
with Page & Plant
with Tom McRae
with Goldfrapp
with Loreena McKennitt
with Siouxsie
with Merz
  • 2008 - Moi Et Mon Camion
with Shelleyan Orphan
  • 2008 - We Have Everything We Need
with David Rhodes
  • 2010 - Bitter Sweet
  • 2013 - Rhodes
  • 2013 - Love Form (composer)
with Jim Kerr (Simple Minds)
with Littlemen (producer)
with Susheela Raman
  • 2014 - Queen Between
with Novastar
  • 2014 - Inside Outside
with Laura Pulsini
  • 2015 - Lato Destro Del Cuore
  • 2018 - Fatti Sentire

Personal life[edit]

Jones is married to Robert Plant's daughter, Carmen Jane Plant.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Strong, Martin Charles; Peel, John (2004-10-25). The great rock discography. Canongate U.S. pp. 873–. ISBN 978-1-84195-615-2. Retrieved 10 August 2011.

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