Neil Jones is a freelance musician born and raised in Liverpool, England. Having recently performed with pop bands ‘Atomic Kitten’ and ‘5ive’, he is an accomplished guitarist and vocalist with more than 15 years of experience.
Since performing as a Finalist in ‘Guitarist’ Magazine’s ‘Young Guitarist of the Year’ competition at Wembley Exhibition Center in 1999, Neil has been pleasing audiences, 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 rocked out on the John Peel Stage at Glastonbury Festival with his original band, BOA, which gained some acclaim in the United States. He also spent 3 years entertaining dancers and music lovers with more than 500 live performances, from Sydney to Miami, aboard Princess Cruise Lines.
As a multi-instrumentalist/vocalists, he has entertained hundreds of weddings, birthdays, corporate events, casinos and festivals as a solo performer and as part of the part of some of the UK’s biggest function and tribute bands.
Neil is currently based in Shanghai, China, playing with Shanghai 9 piece mega band “Studio 188”, the band have recently just returned from a performing at the Australian Tennis Open in Melbourne, Australia, as well as performances at the Heineken F1 Chinese Grand Prix.