Brian Ashley Jones' guitar chops and relentless touring earned him a nomination for Best American Roots Guitar Player in the Alternate Root’s 2011 Reader’s Choice Awards. Brian has accompanied a diverse batch of artists on stage and in the recording studio including Grammy Award winning songwriter Jon Vezner, Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame inductee Jerry Foster, Eric Heatherly, Caroline Aiken, Thom Shepherd, Sara Hickman, Donna Hopkins, David Gans, Corinne West, Doug Jones, Donovan Roberts, Jeff Black, Diane Durrett, Ralph Roddenbery, Deep Blue Sun, Celeste Krenz, Wyatt Easterling, and Spuyten Duyvil.
Brian’s 2007 release, Courier, made the Top 40 of the Roots Music Report, broke the Top 100 of the Americana Music Association’s album chart, and has received widespread commercial, college, public, and international radio play. The swampy instrumental “Pull ’em Up” has been featured in the widely acclaimed PBS television series “Road Trip Nation” and “Free To Miss You” has been featured in the British ITV2 network television show “Amanda Holden’s Fantasy Lives”.
What people are saying!
“…an excellent guitarist and thoughtful singer-songwriter”
– Jack Silverman, Nashville Scene
“…a master class on how to play the guitar”
– James Soars, Maverick Magazine, Kent, England
“…a stellar guitar player, lyricist and songwriter… Brian’s live show is a must see!”
– Tom Tranchilla, KPFT, Houston, TX.
“…intelligent… clever… a monster on guitar.”
– Janet Hans, Urban Campfires Concert Series, San Antonio, TX.