Big East
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Big East

Huntsville, Ontario, Canada | SELF

Huntsville, Ontario, Canada | SELF
Band Pop Singer/Songwriter




"Twilight - INDIE Song gets attention of Twilight fans on YouTube just in time for Halloween."

(Press Release) – Oct 26, 2010 - James Jones an independent musician and YouTube video contributor known as JeimusuJones on YouTube has struck a nerve with Twilight Fans. James has produced an original song and video called "I Die For You" that has attracted the attention of thousands of Twilight Fans world wide. His song is based on the Twilight series of books and films and has fans raving.

One fan says "I can't get enough? of this song superlative comes close....and it absolutely fits the twilight romance...Made for it!... as indeed you did." Another says "oh my god,? it's so beautiful! And you are a good singer. I love it *-* amazing!!!"

When asked about why he wrote the song, Jones explains that he wrote the song for his daughter who had just finished reading the Twilight trilogy. "She was quite excited about it, so I thought I would look into it. I watched the first movie and read some of the material and I immediately thought that it would easily lend itself to a love song." Jones says that "the song practically wrote itself, since twilight is rich with romantic imagery".

Jones has been writing songs for the last three years and has posted many of his tunes on Youtube. He has plans for a CD and live tour in 2011 as well as continuing to post videos on Youtube. Watch the video here:<wbr />watch?v=EBzNc18pBDE - Wire Service Canada


Sunrise - EP



Big East is an collection of musicians from the Muskoka region in Ontario Canada. Producing original works, the core group consists of James (guitar and vocals), Mark(guitar and vocals) and Kip (piano, guitar and vocals). The full group brings in bass, drums and another vocalist. The additional members fill out the sound for larger venues.

James Jones is the founder and main songwriter for the group and supplies lead vocals that have been compared to David Gates of Bread and John Ondrasik of Five For Fighting. He is assisted on piano and guitar by Kip Daynard a long time musician and vocalist providing harmony and lead vocals. Kip has been compared to James Taylor in his vocal range and styling. Rounding out the trio is a veteran lead guitar player and singer Mark Sylvah who also provides lead and back up vocals. Mark is a prolific musician who is comfortable playing blues, pop and rock. On bass is Doug Banwell, a multi-instrumentalist,( bass, sax, clarinette and flute). Doug's versatility provides an amazing addition to Big East's core group. On percussion is Bruce Templeton a fantastic drummer who brings with him not only a wealth of experience, but a solid clockwork of rhythms.