Toast
ASHTON JONES PROJECT

LP £19.99
  • SKU: FTRLP1
  • UPC: 0731628480096
  • Release Date: 13 September 2019

Description

Label Review. 

2019 debut album. Soul. Also available on CD.

Our Overview. 

The Ashton Jones Project’ features some of the countries most talented and burgeoning musicians, who’s live performance credits include artists such as Cory Wong, Beverley Knight, Joss Stone & Pee Wee Ellis. The group is a hardworking, funky soul nine piece and ’Toast’ is a debut album filled with energy, humour and honesty and fronted by the inimitable presence of Ahston jones, who has justly been acclaimed as “One of the UK’s finest singers, a voice dripping with soul”.

Their hotly anticipated album ‘Toast’ has been 2 years in the making and features 11 tracks of original heartfelt goodness, it is a contemporary interpretation of classic soul, funk & jazz, commencing a run of original releases spanning 2019. What really impresses on 'Toast' though is the variety. Apart from the funk, the album boasts plenty of beautiful ballads and sweet mid-tempo items on which no expense has been spared on production.

Along with support slots for Grammy award winning ‘Shalamar’ and the legendary ‘Incognito’, The Ashton Jones Project has also appeared at a number of internationally recognised festivals including Cheltenham Jazz Festival. Ashtons’ voice has featured in 2 major TV adverts for Amazon UK and with his debut album he has arrived as a solo artist. The singles “Good Thing Guaranteed” and “Hard Work Dedication” have racked up over 100,000 streams in total, with plays on 6music and specialist soul stations.