HOUSTON JONES is a Bay Area based high octane Americana quintet. Formed in 2001, the band performs a mostly original repertoire that ranges from bluegrass and folk to blues and gospel. The band features Glenn Houston (lead guitar), Travis Jones (lead vocal, acoustic guitar), Henry Salvia (keyboard, accordion), Chris Kee (standup bass, cello, acoustic guitar), and Peter Tucker (drums).
It's worth noting that Chris, Peter and Glenn are all alumni of the Waybacks. The band was voted ‚"best discovery" and Travis Jones voted "best vocalist" at the Strawberry Music Festival. Glenn was voted "Best Guitarist" for 2009 by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.
Houston Jones has recorded six CDs, and was the subject of a six page feature article in the January/February 2010 issue of Dirty Linen magazine.
"A wonderful gem of a band‚ truly exceptional music‚"wonderful original tunes", some brought tears to our eyes. These guys are a rare treat!" - Billboard.com