|Birth name||Stacy Glen Jones|
|Born||December 19, 1970|
|Genres||Power pop, pop punk, alternative rock, punk rock|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, songwriter, producer, engineer|
|Instruments||Vocals, guitar, drums|
|Associated acts||American Hi-Fi, Miley Cyrus, Veruca Salt, Letters to Cleo, Hey Monday, Matchbox Twenty, Life of Dillon, Everclear|
Stacy Glen Jones (born December 19, 1970) is an American musician, songwriter, and producer. He is currently the musical director and drummer for Miley Cyrus and Life of Dillon, the drummer of Matchbox Twenty and Everclear, and is also known for being the lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist, and primary songwriter of American Hi-Fi.
Jones was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. His band's self-titled debut album, released in 2001, included the hit "Flavor of the Weak". Previously, he was the drummer in bands Letters to Cleo and Veruca Salt. He is also half of the production duo Deathstar Productions with writer/producer Bill Lefler, and was a VP of A&R at Epic Records.
In 2004, Jones rehearsed and recorded demos with Mötley Crüe, who were reuniting. Vince Neil was not going to rejoin the band and Jones was initially strongly considered for the position, however, Neil ultimately reunited with the band.
In addition, Jones is the musical director for Miley Cyrus and plays drums for her touring band, alongside Mike Schmid, Jaco Caraco, Vashon Johnson, Jamie Arentzen, Sara Mann, and Carmel Helene. American Hi-Fi bassist Drew Parsons previously performed with her touring band, as well.
As of 2012, he is the touring drummer of Matchbox Twenty.
On May 25, 2015, it was announced that he would be the touring drummer of Everclear, replacing Sean Winchester, during their Summerland tour. This tour also features his band American Hi-Fi, Toadies, and Fuel.
Musical director / drummer
In addition to being the musical director and drummer for Miley Cyrus, Jones is also the musical director for The Chainsmokers, Life of Dillon, Troye Sivan, Broods, and Shawn Hook. Previous gigs also include playing drums for Matchbox Twenty, Madonna, Everclear, Dia Frampton, Veruca Salt, Letters to Cleo, Avril Lavigne, Ariana Grande, Joan Jett, Against Me!, The Jonas Brothers, The Flaming Lips, Lily Allen, Billy Ray Cyrus, Sheryl Crow, Cobra Starship, Aimee Mann, The Cab, Hey Monday, Butch Walker, The Dollyrots and more.
Production / musician credits
- 2016 - Letters to Cleo - Back To Nebraska (EP) - writer, drummer, producer
- 2016 - American HI-Fi - s/t (acoustic) - writer, producer
- 2014 - American Hi-Fi - Blood & Lemonade - writer, producer
- 2014 - Miley Cyrus - MTV Unplugged - producer
- 2014 - The Dollyrots - Barefoot And Pregnant - drummer
- 2011 - Elliot Caroll - Elliot Caroll EP - drummer
- 2010 - Ocean Is Theory - TBD - producer
- 2010 - Hey Monday - Beneath It All - drummer
- 2010 - The Downtown Fiction - TBD - producer
- 2009 - The Downtown Fiction - Best I Never Had EP - producer
- 2008 - Ingrid Michaelson - Be OK - co-producer
- 2008 - Low vs. Diamond - s/t - producer
- 2007 - The Modern Society - The Beat Goes On - producer
- 2007 - Endeverafter - From the Ashes of Sin - producer
- 2006 - Towers of London - Blood, Sweat, and Towers - producer, engineer
- 2006 - Meg & Dia - Something Real - producer, engineer
- 2006 - Ronnie Day - The Album - producer, engineer
- 2006 - Candice Accola - It’s Always the Innocent Ones - writer, producer
- 2006 - The Starys - Le Futur Noir - producer, engineer
- 2006 - Plain White Ts - It’s So Easy - producer, engineer
- 2005 - American Hi-Fi - Hearts on Parade - writer, co-producer
- 1998 - Letters to Cleo - "Sister" - writer, drummer
- 1997 - Letters to Cleo - Go! - writer, drummer
- 1995 - Letters to Cleo - Wholesale Meats and Fish - writer, drummer
- 1993 - Letters to Cleo - Aurora Gory Alice - writer, drummer
The Voice, American Idol, Saturday Night Live, Dancing With the Stars, The Late Show with David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, Good Morning America, The Today Show, Teen Choice Awards, Miley Cyrus: Bangerz Tour (NBC), CMT Awards, American Music Awards, Kids Choice Awards, The Today Show, DC Games, Dick Clark’s Rockin’ New Year's Eve, MTV Live, and more…
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