10 January 2020
Eldon “T” Jones & N Touch performed three sold-out concerts to enthusiastic crowds at the Oxford Hotel in downtown Bend, Oregon for the Jazz at the Oxford series. The band took their Grover Washington, Jr. tribute concert debuted at PDX Jazz Festival 2019 on the road and delighted audience members whether they were familiar with... Read More
26 March 2019
Eldon “T” Jones & N Touch made their PDX Jazz Festival debut by honoring Grover Washington Jr at Revolution Hall March 1, 2019 (as covered by the Portland Tribune). Washington’s own celebrated bass player and music director Gerald Veasley flew in from Philadelphia to be part of the band. Eldon captured the sound and essence... Read More
11 May 2018
Eldon “T” Jones reunited with the original members of the N Touch band May 11, 2018 at Alberta Rose Theatre in Northeast Portland (as covered by the Portland Observer). It was the first time in over a decade that all of these players shared the same stage as many flew in from different states for... Read More
14 February 2018
Eldon “T” Jones & N Touch made their debut at Jack London Revue for a lovely Valentine’s with LaRhonda Steele. The show sold out, and Eldon made a special tribute to his wife, Trina. Lopaka Lambert recorded some of the concert and captured moments throughout. Watch this video playlist to experience the night!
16 January 2017
At the 32nd Anniversary MLK Tribute “A Single Garment of Destiny” hosted by World Arts Foundation Inc at Highland Christian Center, Eldon “T” Jones received a Lifetime Achievement Award for the blessing his music has been to the Portland community. His wife Trina, daughter Anastasia, son Taryn, and mother Ruby celebrated with him. Watch this... Read More
29 August 2015
Eldon performed with the Bespeak Love collaboration lead by Ronnie Wright August 29, 2015 at the Alberta Rose Theatre and January 2, 2016 at the Star Theater. Bespeak love brought some of Portland’s best soul singers and musicians together, and their album ranked #9 on the UK soul charts. Eldon is a cowriter and leader... Read More
10 January 2013
Eldon “T” Jones endorses P. Mauriat and plays a PMXT – 66R tenor saxophone. Eldon also endorses Marca Reeds and plays their fine saxophone reeds. Both P. Mauriat (located in Taiwan) and Marca (located in France) are well respected companies. Eldon often attends the NAMM Show in January to showcase these products to other musicians.
14 June 1995
It was the mid ’90s, and the group of guys Eldon “T” Jones had been playing music with moved on to other things. Eldon had to keep the music inside of him alive. He discovered he had a real musical connection with his keyboard-playing brother-in-law “Smooth” Patrick Cooper, and the two started jamming at home... Read More