Guitarist. Vocalist. Drummer. Bassist.
Welcome to the personal website of Liverpool born, Shanghai based, multi-instrumentalist... Neil Jones.
Here you will find everything you need, or want to know about me, so please feel free to take a look around!
Since performing as a Finalist in 'Guitarist' Magazine’s Young Guitarist of the Year competition at Wembley Exhibition Center in 1999 at age 15, Neil has been recording and touring around the world. He performed alongside Elvis’s original band members, Scotty Moore and DJ Fontana at Sun Studios in Memphis, Tennessee to commemorate the 50 year anniversary of Elvis’s “That’s Alright Mama”, in 2004. The next year he appeared on the John Peel Stage at Glastonbury Festival with his original band, BOA, which gained acclaim in the United States.
As a multi-intrumentalist, Neil has worked in many different areas of the musical spectrum from Festivals and Theatre tours, to Pit Work, Weddings, major Sport and Corporate events, as well as almost 3 years as a musician onboard Princess Cruise lines, covering 5 different ships and almost 50 different countries in that time!
In 2017 Neil was relocated to Shanghai, China to join 11 piece mega band "Studio 188" as Guitarist and Vocalist. Since then he has been involved in many different musical projects, performing all over China at major events including The Chinse Grand Prix and the Shanghai Rolex Masters. He has performed at large scale corporate events for clients such as Heineken, Rolex, Speedo, Catepillar, Wirtgen, aswell as the British, American, Swiss, German and Australian Chamber Of Commerce to name a few. In 2017 he also flew out to Melbourne, Australia to perform two shows at the Australian Open tennis tournament!
Amongst the many projects, Neil can also be found as a regular performer at China's most famous jazz club... "JZ Club", located in Shanghai, where he is currently based, and can also be seen performing as a demonstrator for GuitarCube China, one of Asia's biggest distrubtors of musical equipment for some of the worlds biggest brands, most recently demonstrating the latest line of Faith Acoustic Guitars, TC Helicon Vocal and Guitar units, and Fishman Acoustic amps and PA systems!
Most recently, Neil can be heard singing the vocals on the latest TV commercial for Chinese phone company "Meizu".