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"A rising star of Soul and Funk Music" - Cheltenham Jazz Festival.
"Proudly carrying the spirit of James Brown and Tower of Power" -

 Ashton Jones is an accomplished and in-demand Soul & Funk performer, recording artist and producer. Hailing from Ipswich, Suffolk, he has gained a reputation as one of the most dynamic and exciting artists in the country. He received support from BBC Radio 2, Craig Charles, and BBC 6 Music, and his band 'The Ashton Jones Project', has become known for their energetic and vibrant live shows. Inspired by legendary musicians such as James Brown, Stevie Wonder, Earth Wind & Fire, Rick James, and Prince, Ashton delivers performances filled with soulful melodies, gritty funk and touches of falsetto that always leave his audiences captivated. His unique style and stage presence have earned him praise from critics and fans alike, with SoulTracks. com noting that "Jones' star quality and showmanship shine through" and London Jazz News describing his live show as "one of the rowdiest, sweatiest and most exuberant sold-out nights this place has seen".


Following the success of his self-titled debut EP, The Ashton Jones Project released their highly anticipated first album, Toast, described by Vanguard Magazine as "if Earth Wind & Fire and Stevie Wonder worked together and got Prince in for a guest-spot" The album was added to Spotify Editorial Playlist 'All Funked Up' accumulating over one million worldwide streams to date. Craig Charles called the release "phenomenal".


In addition to a string of sold-out shows in the UK, including four consecutive sold-out dates at Londons legendary Ronnie Scotts Jazz Club, Ashton has performed with Grammy award-winning American soul group Shalamar, UK Jazz-Funk giants Incognito, and The BBC Concert Orchestra for their 2021 sold-out live show in Malta. He has also appeared at world-renowned venues, festivals and on TV shows around the globe, including the Riviera Maya Jazz Festival, The London Palladium, Dancing With The Stars, The Jazz Cafe and Cheltenham Jazz Festival, where he returns in 2023 to share the stage with Gregory Porter and Beverley Knight for the inaugural Soul Jazz Summit, featuring the BBC Concert Orchestra and Guy Barker's Big Band.


In 2022 Jones conceptualised Funk Soul Orchestral: James Brown vs Prince and approached long-time friend and collaborator Harry Greene to co-found the project as arranger. The show debut was a resounding success, opening to a double sell-out audience at Ronnie Scotts in October 2022 and receiving a 5- star review from Close-Up Culture Magazine, "Led with a mix of panache, never ending energy and passion by frontman Ashton Jones and astutely marshalled by guitarist Harry Greene, this almighty collection of gifted musicians had the sell-out audience off their feet well before the end". Ashton Jones is not only a talented live performer, but he is also in high demand as a recording artist. In addition to his work with The Ashton Jones Project, he has featured in Amazon's global ad campaign, singing Freddie Scott's classic 'You Got What I Need' His vocal range, stage presence and unique blend of soul, funk and charisma have made him a respected and sought-after performer in the UK and beyond.



20th Oct 22 / Ronnie Scott's, London (James Brown VS Prince feat. Ashton Jones) SOLD OUT

25th Nov 22 / London Palladium, UK (GHR Radio feat. Ashton Jones)


26th Feb 23 / Dancing With The Stars - Episode 8, Dublin (RTE Orchestra feat. Ashton Jones) 


11th Mar 23 / Bury Cathedral, UK (Ashton Jones)


25th March 23 / Ronnie Scott's, London (Tower of PBUG feat. Ashton Jones) SOLD OUT

27th April 23 / Soul Jazz Summit, Cheltenham Jazz Festival (feat. Ashton Jones)


25th Feb 24 / The Apex, Bury St Edmunds (James Brown VS Prince feat. Ashton Jones)


29th Feb 24 / MK Stables, Milton Keynes (James Brown VS Prince feat. Ashton Jones)

Previous dates


20th Oct 22 / Ronnie Scott's, London (James Brown VS Prince feat. Ashton Jones) SOLD OUT

3rd Sept 22 / On The Road Music Festival, Devon (Music of Tower of Power feat. Ashton Jones)

29th Apr 22 / Ronnie Scott's, London (PBUG feat. Ashton Jones) SOLD OUT

18th Mar 22/ Black Music Festival, Barcelona (PBUG feat. Ashton Jones)

27th Feb 22 / Dancing With The Stars - Episode 8, Dublin (RTE Orchestra feat. Ashton Jones) 

26th Jan 22/ National Concert Hall, Dublin (RTE Orchestra feat. Ashton Jones)

02nd Dec 2021 - Ronnie Scotts, London (The Ashton Jones Project) SOLD OUT

24th Sept 2021 - The Granaries, Malta (BBC Concert Orchestra feat. Ashton Jones)

30th May 2021  - Jazz Jurassica, Lyme Regis (Ashton Jones)

21st Jan 2020 - Pizza Express Live Holborn, London (The Ashton Jones Project)

05th Jan 2020 - Bunny Jacksons, Manchester (Ashton Jones)

31st Dec 2019 - Trinity Park, Ipswich (The Ashton Jones Project)

14th Dec 2019 - Cult Bar, Ipswich (The Ashton Jones Project)

03rd Dec 2019 - Riviera Maya Jazz Festival, Mexico (PBUG feat. Ashton Jones)

29th Nov 2019 - The Hunter Club, Bury St. Edmunds (Ashton Jones) / SOLD OUT

13th Nov 2019 - Cambridge Jazz Festival (The Ashton Jones Project)

9th Nov 2019 - Ronnie Scotts, London (PBUG feat. Ashton Jones) / SOLD OUT

8th Nov 2019 - Ronnie Scotts, London (PBUG feat. Ashton Jones) / SOLD OUT

31st Oct 2019 - Kansas Smitty's, London (The Ashton Jones Project) / SOLD OUT



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