Official Biography (courtesy of Ricky Jones)
The traditional line of R&B Love Men is a long and distinguished one. Many are led to believe they have the calling, but few live up to the standard. One man who has put in the time, preparation, and inspiration to carry the torch is Ricky Jones...
Born in Vero Beach, Florida, Ricky Jones has been singing all his life. As the son of a Preacher, Ricky and his brothers and sisters grew up singing in the church choir. It wasn’t long after that that he began entering and winning every talent show he came across in school and abroad.
In college, Ricky quickly became the crowd pleaser as the lead singer for the renown band at the illustrious Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he graduated with law school on his mind. A summer trip toLos Angeles, California changed all of that! Music was in the air and Ricky Jones signed to Motown Records as the lead singer and writer for the 3 man group Yours Truly.
The P.K. (Preacher’s Kid) was quickly making a name for his self. When the group disbanded, Ricky was signed to Universal Records for his first solo project. His amazing voice and talent has taken him around the world - Dubai, India, Bali, South Africa...! He has gone on to work with some of the best in the industry - Dave Foster, Lionel Richie,
Babyface, Aaron Neville, Diane Warren, Winona Judd, Luther Vandross, Tommy Sims, Michael McDonald, Nancy Wilson, and Luis Miguel to name a few.
From recording a duet with Faith Hill to vocal coaching the Backstreet Boys, he's done it all, but what really sets Ricky apart is his absolute domination of the stage. He is a virtual force to be reckoned with, utilizing not only an amazing array of vocal gymnastics but an unmatched charm and charisma to which his audience immediately connects. His ability to improvise only enhances the experience and truly makes his performance unique.
Ricky Jones puts his expertise of the female heart and soul into sensual motion with a new groove that your momma, daddy, sister and brother can step to – “Hold Her” is sure to hold you and never let you go!