“The focus and discipline required in being a touring artist is still a passion of mine. I prepare my thoughts and ideas, my songs and guitar sketches, then gift them to my audience, my friends, and followers, as if to be passed on.
All music and art all poetry is passed on to whoever wishes to explore songs and the landscapes.”
A synthesis of Richie Havens. Ravi Shankar. Andre Segovia.
A conjuror of unique original songs, rooted in primal blues and soul.
One of the most exciting electro/acoustic artists on the music scene since his arrival in 1987.
Born in London to a Yorkshire mother and a Nigerian father, Paul Ubana Jones was playing guitar by the age of 11, beginning a three-decade career that would see him crossing continents and recording seven albums of mostly original songs.
In the late eighties Paul and his family moved to New Zealand, which is still their permanent home. He has continued to perform internationally, to growing acclaim. Concert performances include opening for the likes of Bob Dylan, Patti Smith and touring with Taj Mahal, Keb Mo’, Tuck and Patti, Crowded House and Norah Jones.
An inspiring soulful performer and winner of three New Zealand Music Awards, acoustic guitar sensation Paul Ubana Jones is returning to The Meteor stage for one night only!
Join Paul for an intimate concert of his original contemporary style influenced by blues, rock, folk and jazz music.
A unique world class solo artist, portraying acoustic brilliance in his craft and poetic soul in his lyrics and is a show not to be missed.