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Jonathan Jones (musician)

Jonathan Jones
Birth name Jonathan Jones
Born (1982-10-21) October 21, 1982
Origin U.S.
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter
Instruments Vocals, piano
Years active 2003–present
Associated acts Waking Ashland, We Shot the Moon
Website [1]

Jonathan Jones is the lead singer, pianist, song writer and co-founder of the alternative rock bands Waking Ashland and We Shot the Moon.


  • Personal life 1
  • Music career 2
    • Waking Ashland (2003-2007) 2.1
    • We Shot the Moon (2007-Present) 2.2
    • Solo Projects (2009-Present) 2.3
  • Discography 3
  • External links 4
  • References 5

Personal life

Jonathan lives in Cardiff, CA.[1] Jonathan is an avid surfer and spends a good deal of time surfing while not on tour.

On Thursday, July 21, 2011, Jonathan proposed to longtime girlfriend Julie Coy after an afternoon surf session in Cardiff.

Music career

Waking Ashland (2003-2007)

In November 2003, he co-founded the Christian rock band Waking Ashland. Together, they released two EP's and two LP's. Their first release was the 2004 debut EP I Am for You, This was followed by a record signing with Tooth and Nail Records, and the LP, Composure in May, 2005. After some band relationship troubles, they made their 3rd release, Telescopes, with temporary band members. In April, 2007, the band released what would be their final album, The Well. In July 2007, Jones, speaking for the band, revealed that the band would no longer stay together.

We Shot the Moon (2007-Present)

We Shot the Moon formed after Jonathan's previous band, Waking Ashland, broke up. They have released one EP and two LP's. This new band's first release was the The Polar Bear and Cougar EP in December 2007. This was followed by their first LP, Fear And Love in April, 2008. In early 2009, they entered the studio once again to record their next album. This album, named A Silver Lining, was released on October 6, 2009. The band is releasing a NEW album called "Love On" March 5, 2013.

Solo Projects (2009-Present)

On February 3, 2009, Jonathan started selling his solo CD, We Were Young on various websites and on iTunes. Physical copies of the CD will be available "this fall when [he] does a solo tour".[2] In Fall of 2010 he announced that he was writing for a new solo album. That album, titled Community Group, was released on June 14, 2011.


With Waking Ashland
With We Shot The Moon

External links

  • Jonathan Jones Official Website


  1. ^ "Jonathan Jones on Twitter". Retrieved 2009-08-20. 
  2. ^ "Jonathan Jones Update on Youtube". Retrieved 2009-08-20. 
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