Miss Black Voice
ABOUT STELLA JONES
Stella Jones is known as a Jazz, Pop, Funk & Soul and Gospel Singer (Miss Black Voice).
She is the first Austrian singer to be included in the MTV Unplugged series, created in summer 2016 in collaboration with Andreas Gabalier, Xavier Naidoo, Gregor Meyle, Max Giesinger, the Hip Hop Formation 257 and Anna Netrebko.
She works with international stars such as Helene Fischer, Otto Waalkes, Katrina & The Waves, Taylor Dayne, Maceo Parker, Gloria Gaynor, Nina Hagen, Marianne Faithful, Omara Portuondo, Chaka Khan, The Duke Ellington Orchestra, VSOP, Wolfgang Ambros, Rainhard Fendrich , Bill Ramsey, Udo Jürgens, and many more.
Stella Jones represented Austria at Eurovision Songcontest in 1995 and served as a support act for superstars such as Tokio Hotel, Lisa Stansfield and Simply Red.
Stella Jones is a certified Trainer (System Cert), certified Vocal & Stage Coach, Instructor of Jazz, Pop & Urban Gospel History, Personal & Business Coach (Systemic Coaching), certified Sound Healer & Sound Energetics Teacher, Trainer of Communications, Trainer of Presentation Techniques and Performing Arts.
Stella Jones is lead singer in a number of bands and touring throughout the year with her several music formations. She is also producer of several Children`s Musicals, Music Albums and Audio Books.
Stella Jones studied Performing Arts, Jazz Music, History, Germanic Philology, Astrotheology and Ancient Mythologies which various philosophies are reflected in her entire Musical and Visual Art Work.
Stella Jones is founder of VSC-Vocal & Stage Coaching which various techniques derive out of the science of systemic coaching. It combines the three main topics of performing arts with the achievements of the academic discipline of psychology.
Born in West-Berlin as daughter of blues singer and Fluxus artist Christine Jones and bebop trumpet Carmell Jones she grew up in an environment that included numerous international artists.
At the age of five, she started playing piano and began her musical career at the side of her mother Christine Jones performing at Jazz clubs in the age of seven.
Stella started her Musical Theater Career in the age of fifteen when she got her first role in The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Stella Jones played many first cast roles in international Musical Productions like Crazy Weekend, Cats, Jesus Christ Superstar, Mozartmania, RENT, Ain`t Misbehavin’, Little Shop of Horrors, Carmen Cubana and many more.
With the formation Powerpack (Erwin Kienast, Norman Weixelbaum) and the title Birthday Song, Stella Jones had her first number one song in the Austrian Hit Parade in 1992.
In 1995, Stella Jones represented Austria with the song „Die Welt dreht sich verkehrt“ (composition: Mischa Krausz) at the Eurovision Song Contest in Dublin. In the same year she released her first album under the title „Thunder“.
In 1996 Stella Jones was together with Georg Nussbaumer at the Eurovision Song Contest in Oslo with the song “Weil`s dr guat got”.
Stella Jones has worked with many international stars like Wolfgang Ambros, Rainer Fendrich, Helene Fischer, Andreas Gabalier, Xavier Naidoo, Chaka Khan, Omara Portuondo, Nina Hagen, Marianne Faithful, Katrina & The Waves, Chaka Khan, Sir Jam (Rapper of Prince and the NPG), Count Basic, Alkbottle, Bingoboys, Hot Pants Road Club, VSOP, Boris Bukowski and many more.
Stella Jones collaborates with numerous TV Stations and promotional productions like ORF, and trains international singers who are participating in DSDS and The Voice, produces audio books and children’s musicals, works as musical director and chairwoman and is working as a systemic coach and trainer.
Since 2001 Stella Jones is musical director of the international known Gospel Group „American Christmas Gospel“.
In 2008 Stella Jones produced her first solo album, THE PURSUIT OF SILENCE. The recording of the tracks included Willi Langer on the bass, Dieter Kolbeck on piano, Gerald Schuller on keyboards, Luis Ribeiro on percussions, Martin Fuss on saxophone / flute, Josef Burchartz on trumpet, Christian Radovan on trombones, Pedro Tagliani on guitar and Thomas Lang on drums.
In 2012, her second solo album, MAYA-MYSTIC ANCIENT YEARNING ASTRONAUT, appeared with international musicians such as Manu Delago (Hang), Thomas Lang (drums), Pedro Tagliani (guitar), Armin Doppelbauer (vocals), Christoph Stöhr (Beat Box) and MC Stimulus (RAP).
In 2016 Stella Jones produced her third solo double album DREAMSPACE EARTH, in which she reveals and translates mythological traditions from all over the world.
In 2016, Stella Jones also released her first singing tutorial SINGING WITH THE STARS in colaboration with the Doblinger Verlag.
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