11 May 2018

N Touch Reunion Show

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
16 January 2017

Lifetime Achievement Award

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

Bespeak Love

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

The Formation of N Touch

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