Paul was born in London to a Yorkshire mother and a Nigerian father, and was playing the guitar by the age of eleven. Four decades as a professional decades and nine albums later he continues to perform throughout New Zealand, Australia Europe and the USA.
Paul has shared the stage and toured with the best: BB King, Bob Dylan, Taj Mahal, Keb Mo, Crowded House, Tuck and Patti… He has delighted festival audiences at the Dublin Blues Festival, Byron bay Blues festival, Vancouver Island Folk Festival, Blues at Bridgetown and many others in Europe. “A national treasure; Paul Ubana Jones is so much more than one man with a guitar. He is a conjuror of unique and original songs, rooted in primal Blues and Soul.”
“The most exiting Electro Acoustic Artist to visit our shores.” - Good Morning News, Santa Monica.
“Opening act Paul Ubana Jones earned his own standing ovation with utterly distinctive guitar style.I can only describe it as part Ritchie Havens, part Andres Segovia and part Ravi Shankar. That’s right, he closed his set with a raging Indian raga that was as dazzling in technique as it was inventive in composition.” - The Met, Spokane Washington, spokesman, Jim Kershner