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Helen Bruner & Terry Jones: Bio

 

 

 

 

Grammy® Nominated artist, producers and songwriters of Grammy® winning projects Helen Bruner & Terry Jones

individually and collectively have worked on many recording projects as songwriters, producers and vocalist.  Jones has worked on recordings for Grammy® winners Celine Dion, Gloria Estefan, and is the featured vocalist on the Redman and Method Man's platinum seller "How High". Bruner wrote and produced her critically acclaimed album 'Have You Heard About It" on the Cardiac/Virgin label.  Bruner and  Jones songs have reached No. 1 on the Billboard Charts, featured on Film/TV soundtracks, most notable the blockbuster film The Score starring Robert DeNiro. Their voices can be heard on national commercials and their songs have been licensed to numerous international compilations. 

Bruner & Jones wrote, produced, performed and mixed their r&b/soul album Hollyhood. Hollyhood held the #1 spot for five consecutive weeks on the Official UK Soul Charts in 2010. The ladies received the 2013 Linda Creed Shining Star Award a songwriters award.

As performers the duo's live show is filled with intense passion and energy with a fusion of soul, pop, and R&B. They've toured internationally performing in venues throughout the US, The Mann Music Center, SOBS, NJPAC, Europe, headlined a Ministry of Sound in London, The New York Bar, Supalova Club in Milano Italy, Grammy Pre-Telecast 2007 & 2008, and performed at Club Yellow in Tokyo to list a few.  Bruner & Jones have also shared the stage with Dave Koz, Steve Vai, Ledisi, Patti LaBelle, and others.

The 54th Annual Grammy® Awards winners were announced on February 12, 2012 and Bruner &  Jones song Get To Know Me produced, written and performed by Bruner & Jones came away with a big win. Get To Know Me is featured on Grammy® winning  All About Bullies...Big and Small.   

 

 

 

Bruner & Jones own and operate Phil’erzy Productions, a multifaceted music company.  Phil’erzy released the album “Soul Talkin” produced by Bruner & Jones on legendary soul singer Linda Jones, who is Terry’s mother.   Grammy® Nominations for the 2009 51st Annual Grammy® Awards were announced and Phil’erzy basked in an emotional triple treat:  The Empress of Soul Linda Jones, Terry Jones and Helen Bruner all earned a GRAMMY® nomination for “Baby I Know,” off the Linda Jones cd “Soul Talkin” for Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance.  Bruner & Jones journey as independent artist and women in the new music business model  has been turned into a documentary film, Indie Soul by film maker Chakka Reeves and premiered September 24, 2011 at the Congressional Black Caucus Film Series in Washington DC.  Indie Soul will show at film festivals throughout the US. Bruner & Jones have served as past Presidents of the Philadelphia Chapter of The Recording Academy and National Trustees of the Recording Academy. Helen currently serving as a National Trustee of the Recording Academy.

 VIDEO: Helen Bruner & Terry Jones Show Reel

Helen Bruner & Terry Jones LIVE! from Philerzy Productions on Vimeo.

MOVIE TRAILER: INDIE SOUL