Nathan Leigh Jones

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Nathan Leigh Jones
Birth name Nathan Leigh Jones
Born (1981-04-06) 6 April 1981 (age 36)
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Genres Pop, indie, acoustic
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocals, piano
Years active 2001 – present
Website www.nljmusic.com

Nathan Leigh Jones (or "NLJ") is a pop singer, songwriter and pianist born in Adelaide, Australia, currently living between both Sydney, Australia and New York City.

Jones' album Sooner Or Later was released independently on 6 April 2011, and features Grammy Award winning musicians Dan Warner and Lee Levin.[1] The song "Beautiful You" was featured in season four of Dance Moms in the episode "Decisions Decisions".[2]

Music[edit]

In 2004, Jones was named Artist Of The Year at the annual Musicoz Awards,[3] which led him to record his 2006 debut album 10 Letters at Australia's Sony Music Studios. A music video was made for the track "Day After Day", filmed in Kiama New South Wales, featuring a grand piano placed in the middle of a seaside quarry.[citation needed] The video received airplay on Foxtel, and the track went on to become the 'Hot Pick' in the inaugural Pacific Songwriting Competition.[4] In early 2008 the album '10 Letters' was repackaged and remixed as a 5 track EP titled 'The Way I'm Missing You', and became available worldwide through the iTunes Store.[citation needed]

Voice over career[edit]

Jones has worked as a voice over artist on Australian TV and radio commercials, including campaigns for Hungry Jack's (Burger King), Mitsubishi Motors and Jamster.[citation needed] He is the promo voice on Australian free-to-air digital television channel Eleven, as well as subscription television channels Nickelodeon Australia and MTV Australia. He is represented by Sydney based voice over agency RMK Voices.[5]

Other projects[edit]

Jones composed and arranged the music for 'Centrelink The Musical', which made its debut at the 2008 Adelaide Fringe Festival.[citation needed] He also co-wrote the single 'Pick It Up' for American Idol Season 5 semi-finalist Ayla Brown, which was performed live on American breakfast TV show Fox & Friends on 15 February 2010.[6]

In 2011, Jones arranged and produced a remake of "That What Friends Are For", featuring Alan Cumming, David Raleigh, Billy Porter and Ari Gold.[citation needed]

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