Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Tony "TJ" Jones


* * *   THE POST-COLLEGE ERA   * * *
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1977-1980 Kashmir
1980-1981 EQ
1981 Circus
1983-1985 Penny Knight Band
1985-2002 Put Basses Away and Forgot I Was Ever a Musician
2002 Alan Friedman "Test of Time" CD Session Work
2003-2009 Put Basses Away and Forgot I Was Ever a Musician (Part 2)
2009 Alan Friedman "What We're Made Of" CD Session Work
2009-Present The Well HungAryans
2009-Present Penny Knight Band



"Nearly Down The Road" - Alan Friedman CD "Test of Time"
Alan Friedman (guitar), Bobby Kimball (vocal), Jonathan Mover (drums), Tony Jones (bass), Vince DiCola (keys)
WRITTEN by Alan Friedman & Bobby Kimball
"King of The Groove" - Alan Friedman CD "What We're Made Of"
Alan Friedman (guitar), Bobby Kimball (vocal), Jonathan Mover (drums), Tony Jones (bass), Vince DiCola (keys), Robbie Lablanc (background vocals)
WRITTEN by Alan Friedman
"Just Another Monday" - Alan Friedman CD "What We're Made Of"
Alan Friedman (guitar), Bobby Kimball (vocal), Jonathan Mover (drums), Tony Jones (bass), Vince DiCola (keys), Jen Lowe (percussion), Robbie Lablanc / Tim Acres / Dana Pomfret / Reed Risteen / Mark Zampino (background vocals)
WRITTEN  by Alan Friedman & Jennifer Lowe
"100 Days of Summer" - Alan Friedman CD "What We're Made Of"
Alan Friedman (guitar), Tim Acres (vocal), Jonathan Mover (drums), Tony Jones (bass), Vince DiCola (keys), Jen Lowe (percussion), Robbie Lablanc / Tim Acres / Dana Pomfret / Reed Risteen / Mark Zampino (background vocals)
WRITTEN by Alan Friedman & Jennifer Lowe
"Tears In Dallas" - Alan Friedman CD "What We're Made Of"
Alan Friedman (guitar), Robbie Lablanc (vocal), Jonathan Mover (drums), Tony Jones (bass), 
Jeff Batter (keys)
WRITTEN by Alan Friedman
"California Red" - Alan Friedman CD "What We're Made Of"
Alan Friedman (guitar), Vanessa Olivarez (vocal), Jonathan Mover (drums), Tony Jones (bass), 
Vince DiCola (organ), Jeff Batter (electric piano), Jen Lowe (percussion), 
Robbie Lablanc / Jen Lowe / Vanessa Olivarez (background vocals)
WRITTEN by Alan Friedman & Jennifer Lowe
"The Only Thing" - Alan Friedman CD "What We're Made Of"
Alan Friedman (guitar/mandolin), Robbie Lablanc (vocal), Jonathan Mover (drums/percussion), 
Tony Jones (bass), Jeff Batter (keys) 
WRITTEN by Alan Friedman

Soundtrack from the movie "The Execution"
Outro Bass Solo - Tony Jones (1980)
Mark Ernst (guitars), Bob Gangloff (keys), Tony Jones (bass), Al Kash (drums)

Me and You (Unreleased)
Perhaps the inadvertent birth of punk metal ... Written and sung by Tony Jones (1980)
Tony Jones (bass/vocals), Richard Parks (guitar/vocals), Penny Knight (drums/vocals)





* * *   THE COLLEGE ERA   * * * 








1972/1973 - "The Axis Band " (NY Capital District)
Joyce Goolsby (Vocals), Michael Gray (Guitar), Tony "TJ" Jones (Guitar/Vocals), Randy Morgan (Bass), Raymond "Nunzio" Scaringe (Keys/Vocals), Tom "Pugsley" Alund (Drums), Artie Parisi (Drums/Percussion/Harmonica)

1973/1974 - "Mr. Natural" (NY Capital District)
Dan Horan (Harmonica/Vocals), Raymond "Nunzio" Scaringe (Keys/Vocals),
Joe Hill (Guitar),  Tony "TJ" Jones (Guitar/Vocals),
Tommy "Yo" Morrone (Bass), Artie Parisi (Drums)

1974/1975 - "Road Apple" (NY Capital District)
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Ronnie Vincent (Lead Vocals), Jeff "Dill" Dillenbeck (Guitar), Raymond "Nunzio" Scaringe (Keys/Vocals), Neil Seidner (Keys), Tony "TJ" Jones (Bass/Vocals), Artie Parisi (Drums)
Carol Pasco (Lead Vocals), Tony Sano (Guitar/Sax/Vocals), Bob "Buck The Kid" Boyer (Guitar/Drums/Trumpet/Vocals), Mark "Diamond" Putorti (Keys/Trumpet/Vocals), Tony "TJ" Jones (Bass/Vocals), Artie Parisi (Drums/Harmonica)




* * *   THE HIGH SCHOOL ERA   * * * 
1969-1970 Countless Forgotten Band Names
(NY Capital District)
Mark Goodwin (Guitar),
Tony "TJ" Jones (Guitar/Bass/Vocals), 
Paul Leonardo (Drums)

1970-1971  "Filmore Bear" (NY Capital District)
Frank Schoonbeck (Guitar), Skip Johnsen (Guitar/Vocals), Tony "TJ" Jones (Bass/Vocals), Mark Meade (Drums/Vocals)
ALSO: George Schoonbeck (Guitar),
David Malachowski (Guitar), Jack Yuzynko (Guitar) 

1972 "FRED" (NY Capital District)
Jimmy Beadle, RIP (Vocals),
Bob Kasper, RIP (Guitar/Vocals), Joe Hill (Guitar),
Tony "TJ" Jones (Bass/Vocals), Paul Pregent (Drums)