Stella Jones was born in Berlin, Germany, as daughter of Bebop trompet player CARMEL JONES and Blues singer and Fluxus artist CHRISTINE JONES.
She grew up surrounded by international musicians and artists
and started to play the piano at the age of five.
At the age of five she started to play piano.
With nine years she composed her own songs and began creating
audio books with her own paintings and comics.
Influenced by great artists and visionaries like like Jim Henson and his Muppet Workshop Studio she began to create her own puppets.
She turned shoe boxes into a theater and played her puppets according to self written scripts infront of her family.
In 1977 Stella Jones moved to Vienna and started her musical career performing as a singer with her mother in Jazz clubs.
In 1984 she started working as a recording artist.
Stella Jones also performed in several Musicals like The Rocky Horror Picture Show and Crazy Weekend.
After these first experiences in the Musical Scene and working as a
dance captain for several performances she appeared in first cast roles and played Mozartmania, RENT, Ain`t Misbehaven and Little Shop Of Horrors.
In 1992 she had a Number 1 Chart Hit with the group POWERPACK and
it held it`s position in the AUSTRIAN TOP TEN CHARTS for several weeks.
In 1995 Stella Jones represented Austria at the
Eurovision Song Contest in Dublin.
40 million people all over Europe saw this spectacular show.
After this event Stella Jones started to work with international artists
like SIR JAM (Rapper of PRINCE) and MACEO PARKER.
In 1998 she recorded 3 Dance Floor Hits with well known
Italian DJ IVAN JACCOBUCCI and the group HALF TONE.
Stella Jones collaborated with international artists and bands like:
Boris Bukowsky, Bingo Boys, Gary Lux, VSOP, Wolfgang Ambros, Rainhard Fendrich, ORF-Dancing Stars, Groove Connection, Monty Beton, Denis Jale, Andy Lee Lang, Count Basic, Hot Pants Road Club, Alkbottle, Farmers Market, Georg Nußbaumer, Jonesmobile, Colors & People, Rens Newland, Powerpack, Drums on Earth, Nina Proll, Sir JAM (Rapper von Prince & The NPG), Ivan Iaccobucci, Trip Fontaine, Donna Brown & The Golden Gospel Pearls, Dwight Robson, Taylor Dayne, Maceo Parker, Gloria Gaynor, Nina Hagen, Marianne Faithful, Omara Portuondo, Chaka Khan, etc.
She was also support act for TOKIO HOTEL and
played on many international festivals with her band.
Stella Jones also workes as a Instructor and Vocal Coach and
developed a special program for singers with vocal chord problems.
theater productions and musicals:
"The Rocky Horror Picture Show"/ Vienna
"Crazy Weekend"/ Vienna
„Ain’t Misbehaven“/ Vienna
„Little Shop of Horrors“/ Austria
„Little Shop of Horrors“/ Switzerland
„Carmen Cubana“/ Latvia
Stella Jones working as a vocal coach and instructor:
Vocal Coach at the Jazz-Workshop Warsaw
Vocal Coach at the Workshop in Zakinthos/ Greece
vocal coach and instructor at the Gospel Workshops in Lunz/See, Austria
Since 2002 Stella Jones is leader and musical director of the
Gospel Group "American Christmas Gospel featuring Stella Jones"
Stella Jones sang commercials for:
Sony, Mazda, Somfy, Trinkfit, Stadlauer, etc.
Stella Jones sang on international festivals like:
ATP TOUR Stuttgard
ATP TOUR Hannover
Sound Painting/ Very Special Arts Festival/ Hong Kong
Sound Painting/ Very Special Arts Festival/ Taiwan
Sound Painting/ Very Special Arts Festival/ Istanbul
Eurovision Songcontest/ Dublin
Eurovision Songcontest/ Oslo
Diverse Festivals Europa
Festival in den Arabischen Emiraten/ Dubai
Festival AXA Colognia/ South Africa- Cape Town
AIDA Clubschiff/ Karibik
Life Ball Wien
Donauinsel Fest Wien
Diverse ORF Produktionen, u.a. "Dancing Stars"
Kinder Charity- Stadt Halle Wien / Vorgruppe von "Tokio Hotel"
Jazz Fest Wien
Jazz Fest Lech/ Zürs
Jazz Fest/ Tirol
Jazzfestival Polen: Warschau, Krakau, Katowitze
Jazzfestival USA: Washington, New York, Los Angeles
Stella Jones` Discography:
"Riffiffi- Susquehannah & Stella Jones- Feuer am Dach"/ Echo
"La chicca Evelyn"/ Yederman Productions
"Tamin Bacon"/ Yederman Productions
"Christine Jones & Jonesmobile LIVE"/ Yederman Productions
"Drums on Earth- Freedom"/ DOE
"Colors `n People- C`N P"/ Colors `n People Productions
"Colors `n People- New World Live"/ Colors `n People Productions
"Colors `n People- New World"/ Colors `n People Productions
"Andy Lee Lang- The 10th Anniversary Live"/ Gabriel Music
"Rocking Christmas- Andy Lee Lang, Stella Jones, The Jive Giants"/ Gabriel Music
"Alkbottle- Wir san auf kana Kinderjaus`n"/ Blue Danube Records
"The Monday Night Band feat. Stella Jones"/ Raimund Eichinger
"Farmers Market- Getting Down"/ George Farmer
„Half Tone- My Love“/ Half Tone Music
„Half Tone- Deep my Soul“/Half Tone Music
„Half Tone- The roof is on Fire“/Half Tone Music
„Half Tone- Where is the Love“/ Half Tone Music
"Powerpack- Welcome to the Station"/ Warner Chappell
"LaFayette- Power of Emotions"/ BMG
"Mozartmania- Mitten ins Herz"/ Pearl Records
"Papageno- Papagena Sonnenkind"/ Pearl Records
"Stella Jones- Thunder"/ SPRAY
"Stella Jones- Die ganze Welt dreht sich verkehrt"/ SPRAY BMG
"Sprayology- A Ten Years Chronicle"/ BMG
"Georg Nussbaumer- Weil`s Dr Guat Got" BMG
"Hans Salomon- Midnight Lady"/ Jive Music
"Rainhard Fendrich- Ein Saitensprung/ Ariola
"Rainhard Fendrich- Aufleben/ Ariola
"Dancing Stars- ORF"/ Universal
"American Christmas Gospel feat. Stella Jones"/ Stelluna Records
"Stella Jones- The Pursuit Of Silence"/ Universal Music