"Appalachian Soul Man" -  Aristotle Jones - EPK



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Known as the Appalachian Soul Man and carrying the torch for early pioneers like Bill Withers -West Virginia native, Aristotle Jones has been performing regionally for close to 15 years.

Engagement, Connection, Passion, from head to toe Aristotle Jones leaves it all on the stage, Jones is a modern version of a mix of Bill Withers, Leon Bridges, and Chris Stapleton blending poignant acoustic singer songwriter styles and seriously funky jams, seamlessly mixing sultry R&B and uplifting gospel rooted styles; Audiences are captivated by his range, emotion, authenticity and originality

In 2021 Aristotle released his album "Appalachian Soul Man", a gospel and blues inspired collection of songs, where Jones blends several traditional styles blended with cool modern vibes to create a sound as vibrant as it is connective to the soul of the Appalachian Region.

He was quickly signed as a contributing artist for the Go 1st Records Mixtape Vol. 1, and a distribution deal for a new collection of songs to be released starting in July 2021.

Aristotle is also the Host of the regional radio show, and podcast "Sounds Good to Me with Aristotle Jones" broadcast every Thursday on WAJR from Morgantown, WV and available on major podcast platforms


His latest releases are available for streaming and digital downloads on Apple Music, Spotify, CD Baby, as well as other major platforms and at www.AristotleJones.com


Notable Shows

Wild, Wonderful Country Fest (2019)

Rich's Fright Farm Main Stage (2015-2019)

Morgantown Marathon (2016 -2018)

Monongalia County Fair (2015)

Frontier Days Festival (2016-2018)

HerdCon (2019)

Johnny Johnson Blues Festival (2017)

Johnstown Blues Festival (2018)

Millennium Music Conference (2015-2016)

Arts Alive Festival (2012)

Showdown Flowdown (2019)

Lazy Ass Spring Thing (2021)

WVHHOMA Juneteenth WVPB Television Broadcast (2021)


Shared the Stage with...

Bernie Worrell, Dumpstafunk,

Keller Williams,

The Davisson Brothers Band,

Old Dominion, Fletcher's Grove,

Freekbass, Melvin Sparks,

The Main Squeeze, 

Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds,

among many other


Press & Notable Quotes about Aristotle Jones

"On West Virginia Hills, Aristotle Jones takes a page right out of the book of Ray Charles'

                     - Mike Vincent  WKKW  "Afternoons with Mike'

"I genuinely love West Virginia Hills. it's got a great feel, love the blusey side of it and His tone give me the  goosies"

                    - Nikki Drake - WVAQ's "Jack and Nikki Morning Show"

Stage Plot

Promotional Photos