New Release from Gareth Davies-Jones

After months of writing, refining, ripping up, re-working and finally recording, GARETH DAVIES-JONES has released his new solo album “The Beauty & The Trouble.”  You can now listen to clips from each of the tracks and order both the download and CD versions of the album at https://www.garethdavies-jones.com/music?mc_cid=0e1b7cc5e6&mc_eid=82f46cd04b.

Featuring eleven new songs “The Beauty & The Trouble” brings together ideas forged from this last couple of years of experience and travail*. Amongst the tracks you’ll find “The Luminous Years” a collaboration with the wonderful poet Stewart Henderson, “This World of Mine” a song inspired by the captivating art of Norman Cornish and “Rosa Mundi” a musical adaptation of W B Yeats beguiling poem. Gareth hopes that most folks will find subjects that resonate and connect with them in equal measure.

 

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Tour Details for Gareth Davies-Jones

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Singer/songwriter, GARETH DAVIES-JONES says that he’s “Really looking forward to being back out on the road this November with super talented flautist and piper Calum Stewart. We kick off in the superb surroundings of The Mining Institute in central Newcastle (Weds 19th Nov) before heading to Buckie (Thurs 20th Nov), Kirkcaldy (Fri 21st Nov) and Berwick Upon Tweed (Sat 22nd Nov)”. All the details are featured at his website, including the special fundraiser gig for children’s charity Globalcare to finish off the tour at Holy Trinity, Jesmond (Sun 23rd Nov).

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Update from UK Singer Songwriter, Gareth Davies-Jones.

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UK Singer-songwriter, GARETH DAVIES-JONES recently wrote; “When I started this musical adventure back in 2004 I thought I might get a year or so to write and record before getting back to the mainstream world of work. As it turns out here I am celebrating ten years as a professional singer-songwriter. So far there’s been six solo albums, two collaborative albums and a raft of tours and projects. I’ve been privileged to have the music take me to some magnificent places, meet some amazing people and work with some inspiring organisations. I’m incredibly grateful for all of it and especially to you for walking with me by purchasing the music, hosting and attending the concerts and encouraging the creativity. Hopefully there’s much more to come.” www.garethdavies-jones.com

The Happening – Gareth Davies-Jones @waterandlight

Gareth Davies JonesMonday 14th October saw the release of ‘Now But Not Yet’ the first full solo album from GARETH DAVIES-JONES for some three years. It is available from most internet download sites and www.garethdavies-jones.com/shop/  He says “After coming off the road in mid June to concentrate fully on writing and arranging the material I’ve ended up with an album of 12 original songs. From the story of an unexploded first world war mine in Belgium, a ballad in tribute to the remarkable international children’s education advocate Malala Yousafzai, to an evocative musical visit to the aesthetic delight that is Rua Reidh in Scotland’s far North West, I hope there will be something for everyone.”

More News – Gareth Davies-Jones and Rob Halligan @waterandlight @RHalligan

Gareth Davies Jones and Rob HalliganAhead of his Christmas Tour, GARETH DAVIES-JONES willl be back on the road with singer-songwriter Rob Halligan. Their duo shows are always lively with plenty of banter and laughter amidst the punch and poignancy of the songs they share. This year’s theme is “The Song & Nothing But The Song” and they will be offering workshops in the afternoons ahead of the gigs covering songwriting and an insight into life as an independent songwriter. With both of the singers due to have new albums available this Autumn it’ll be a great time to experience a mix of familiar and new material. To book the duo, or to find out more, visit http://www.garethdavies-jones.com/gigs/jones-halligan/

More News – December 2012

The new album from Grammy Award winning worship leader CHRIS TOMLIN will be released on 8th January 2013. The Jason Ingram-produced ‘Burning Lights’ features guest appearances from Kari Jobe, Christy Nockels, Phil Wickham and Lecrae. ‘Burning Lights’ also features several co-writes with former Delirious? man Martin Smith, including a version of “God’s Great Dance Floor”.

Without Jesus Christ there would be no Christmas. How dark the winter would be without anything to celebrate. And how dark the world would be without the knowledge of God’s love and the example of how to love each other.

This year Holy Trinity Church, Barrow upon Humber,  are offering something rather different to ‘kick off’ their Christmas celebrations. Rev Steve Caprice, Free Church Minister and a well known artiste on the local and national tribute circuit will be presenting the Elvis Christmas Gospel Show on Friday 7th December at 7.30pm. Steve played to an appreciative audience at Holy Trinity last September and they are  looking forward to a unique concert when the Christmas story will be celebrated in the style of the King of Rock and Roll! Tickets for this event (only £5-00) are sure to sell quickly – phone Annette on 01469 531613 to get yours.

THE STEELS are excited to announce that their new EP, ‘Luminous’, will be released on CD and as an itunes digital download on 10th December 2012.  You can  listen to the opening track ‘Light up’ at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=54tP8WhKUo4 ‘Luminous’ is available to preorder now from  www.the-steels.com/store for only £7.95 (inc delivery).  You will receive your copy by the release date and in time for Christmas. The band will be celebrating the release of ‘Luminous’ by playing an acoustic set at The Basement, in Newcastle (NE1 6UF) on Saturday 15th December at 7.30pm.  We will be showcasing the new tracks and throwing in a few Christmas songs to get everyone feeling festive.  Entry is free of charge and the EP will be on sale for £8.

Singer/songwriter JULIE ELIAS, who released her debut full-length CD of original music, A Wild Rose, on November 13, is set to embark on a U.S. Christmas musical tour. The Holy Night 2012 Tour, Elias’ second Christmas tour in as many years, begins in early December with stops in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Georgia, Texas, Nevada, and California, as Elias performs a concert of classic and original holiday songs, including music from her 2011 holiday CD, Holy Night.

Singer/songwriter, GARETH DAVIES-JONES writes; So officially from Saturday 1st December Nine Lessons is here. Pretty much the start of Advent is a fine  time to launch a Christmas album. Many of you will know that for the last few years I’ve been touring in late November and most of December delivering my interpretation of some of our best known and best loved Christmas songs. Mostly in small and cosy venues, the music, the ambience, sharing the context in which the songs were written and often the space to consider the lyrics and melodies afresh has been a treat for artist and audience alike. Recorded at The Foundry Music Lab in Motherwell the album is a fair representation of the intimacy of these gigs, and I hope will bring something of the atmosphere right to you as you listen. As it will be a download only product you can hear samples from all the tracks on the album at http://www.garethdavies-jones.com/shop/nine-lessons/ Webshop site. You can go straight from there to download the full album from our distributor CD Baby. The album is also available from i-Tunes and other reputable online retailers.

DAMIEN PRICE is a hidden treasure that brings the tradition of good church music back to the church” , says Earl Bynum of the Rejoice Musical Soulfood Network. Damien’s new album “I Am Healed Today”, featuring the hit single “Lift Him Up”, is available at most online stores.

PRAYER REQUEST

VIVIENNE NEVILLE & LIZ CLARKE’S Christmas tour this year will also take them into Holme House Prison. They have been praying about prison ministry for quite a while, these concerts will be the first of other work within prisons in the Northeast.  Vivienne and Liz will be ministering in song to 1000 inmates during 2 concerts.  Please pray for them and all the guys attending that God will enable them to understand about His great love and forgiveness.