Don’t call him the ‘future of blues’. Enough talk of the ‘next big thing’. With second album Temptation, British bandleader Laurence Jones has turned his hot-tip potential into fully formed brilliance, and officially graduated from boy-wonder to main man.
Laurence was handed the award for “Young Artist of the Year”, at the 2014 British Blues Awards ceremony held at the Great British RnB Festival in Colne, Lancashire. Laurence Jones is 24 years old and is already making a big name for himself.
The young gunslinger of the blues Laurence Jones has sensationally signed a deal with “Ruf Records”. His Debut album for the label and 2nd album for Laurence was recorded at the Legendary Dockside Studio in Louisiana where artists such as B.B. King and Derek trucks have recorded. A catalogue of big names appear on the album including Walter Trout, Aynsley Lister, Yonrico Scott, Charlie Wooton and producer Mike Zito.
Laurence Jones – guitar, vocal
Bennett Holland – keys, bv’s
Jack Timmis – bass
Phillip Wilson – drum