TJ Jones
  • 56, Male
  • Glendale, CA
  • United States
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An Idea I had...

Started this discussion. Last reply by TJ Jones Oct 13, 2008. 5 Replies

 

Persistence and Consistence!

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I WORK IN THE VOICE OVER INDUSTRY AS A(N)
Voice Actor
HERE'S A LITTLE ABOUT ME AND MY VOICE OVER EXPERIENCE
I've been working in and around radio/VO since 1987. Some production, on air talent, some VO. Exclusively VO since 2006

A few details: I'm an avid scuba diver, can cook, have a ridiculous collection of Lava Lamps, (I'm up to 35!), like auto racing, love football, can juggle, play a little guitar, and have two cats. I once saved a village from a swarm of fire ants armed only with a canteen and a Swiss Army Knife. I've been in an earthquake, a hurricane, a flood, a volcanic eruption, a waterspout, and a tornado. I'm keeping my eye out for a plague of locusts. Actor, DJ, skydiver, bullrider, poker player, airplane mechanic, lifeguard, writer, marine engineer, and lover of gadgets. I've tried out for Survivor seven times, ( I think they're afraid of me!), caught a 13 pound lobster, and lived at the South Pole. I served for 11 years in the United States Navy and was born in Dallas Texas.

Any questions?
RECENTLY BOOKED PROJECTS
I am the voice of the Tournament of Roses Float Audio Tour, and I have voiced spots for Dale Jr's Hammerhead Entertainment, Pool World, Disney, Universal Music, multiple voices in audio plays of Shakespeare, and NASA.
LANGUAGES
Just North American English, or something close to it, anyway. My Texan sometimes appears at inopportune times.
VOICE DESCRIPTION
I have a solid vocal range, and a nice warm narration voice, with a hint of raspiness. Friendly and inviting, but can still bust out a top notch Monster Truck / used car read.

Very 'Everyman'!
DIALECTS, Character voices and vocal impressions
Russian, Italian, Irish, Scottish, US Southern, New York, Hungarian, Austrailian

Edward G. Robinson, Roger Rabbit, Paul Giamatti, Groucho Marx, President Bill Clinton, Christopher Walkin, Peter Lorre, Santa Claus, Grandpa Simpson, and if I have JUST the right cold, and it's late at night, I can do a spot on Morgan Freeman.
VOICES I AM ABLE TO PERFORM
Senior Male, Middle Age Male, Young Adult Male
Union Affiliation
Non-affiliated
AUDIO DELIVERY METHOD
ISDN, AIF, MP3, WAV
EQUIPMENT
Power Mac G5, Twisted Wave, Avalon Vt737sp, Mackie PROFX8 Mixer, AT4047SV Mic, Mackie Big Knob Studio Command Center, Telos Zephyr Xtream ISDN, JK Audio Phone Patch, M-Audio Monitors, Behringer MINIAMP AMP800 headphone amp, and AKG K240 headphones.
WEBSITE
http://www.voiceoftj.com/

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Sue

Posted on March 23, 2011 at 3:15pm 62 Comments

For those of you who hadn't heard, my wife, Susan Thisdell Jones passed away peacefully Thursday, March 17th, after a 9 year battle with breast cancer.  Some of you met her at Voice 2008, some at the LA voiceover mixer.  Thanks for the thoughts and prayers.

Finally!!! The Booth is finished!

Posted on November 26, 2008 at 7:00pm 2 Comments

OK, gang, here's the skinny. I got the booth finished today, just in time for a big session this weekend for the Rose Parade.



DAWBOX makes excellent plans, easy to follow, and very customizable with a little imagination. Now I know my taste is not everyones, but by way of explanation; I was too young to appreciate the sixties when I was in them, so I am re-creating them in my booth. (It's all the wife will let me do, I am allowed one lava lamp in the rest of the house.) Take a look,… Continue

Part 3 of the Booth Build

Posted on November 12, 2008 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

First, I want everyone to go to my 4th demo, it'll give you an idea of why I built this beastie! Evidently, my neighbors feel that they have a near fatal leaf problem, because I hear this at least 3 times a week!



OK, I got all the pieces to the apartment, hauled them up the stairs, (It's amazing how much wood and carpet weigh!), and into the spare bedroom. I guess I can't really call it that anymore, now it's the studio!



Anyway, the sides are 7 ft. high, so I had to turn… Continue

More booth building...(Part 2)

Posted on November 7, 2008 at 2:00am 0 Comments

OK, a few days off, I got the booth carpeted, and most of it moved into place. I'm back on das boot, so I am stymied till Monday morning. I SHOULD have it at least installed next week!

I feel like a cool kid now for sure! Check my photos for the visual tale!

Best if you go to the album, they play in order that way!

Good Reads,

TJ

I had a few days...(Booth Build part 1)

Posted on October 29, 2008 at 2:30am 1 Comment

..So, in addition to studying and working with my acting, I started a booth. I did not start taking pictures till I had the bottom built, but I think the narrative thread is still there. I'll post a few more as I move it further along. I got some plans from DAWBOX, but I have modified them quite a bit. They were an excellent springboard, though, and well worth the 50 bucks.



Mine is 4x6', has a window on the right side, will be carpeted, (I have a burgundy carpet piece, but I may go… Continue

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At 3:23pm on June 23, 2011, Penny Abshire said…
At 1:02pm on June 17, 2010, Kurt Kelly said…
Great to see you at Voice 2010
http://www.voiceacting.com/VOICE_conference/index.html

Wishing you an amazing 2010.


Kurt Kelly
At 11:30am on June 6, 2010, Penny Abshire said…

Welcome to Positive Thinkers UNITE! We are so happy to have you with us!

Feel free to share your story with us and also to comment whenever you like.

Remember! Positive Thinkers Light Up The World!

Hugs,

Penny

IT WAS SO GREAT TO MEET YOU AT VOICE 2010!!!!!
At 12:41pm on March 18, 2010, Dan (Daniel Eduardo) Hurst said…
Hi TJ!

Just a quick note to say WELCOME to the Marketing For Fun and Profit Group!

Here are the rules:

1. Have Fun!

2. Learn A Lot!

3. Have Fun!


You’ll find a lot of information in there, so take your time, nose around, and if you see something you want to comment on or ask about, jump in!

The way the Discussions in the Discussion Forum are set up, the one with the latest comment activity goes to the top of the list, so all of those are essentially active.

The Comment Wall is chronological.

Enjoy yourself! And if I can be of any assistance, please don’t hesitate to holler at me!

dan (daniel eduardo) hurst
www.danhurst.com
At 3:14pm on March 1, 2010, Dan (Daniel Eduardo) Hurst said…
Hi TJ!

I know you’ve been a member of Voiceover Universe for some time, but I wanted to introduce one of our groups to you.

I hope you'll check out and join a group called MARKETING FOR FUN AND PROFIT. It's a group dedicated to discussing ways we can market ourselves - what works; what doesn't. You’ll find some very interesting ideas and concepts there! And we would appreciate your input. Click here for the link: MARKETING FOR FUN AND PROFIT!

Thanks for your time! I trust our paths will cross soon!

Best to ya!

dan (daniel eduardo) hurst
www.DanHurst.com
At 11:19pm on October 3, 2009, Tess Masters said…
Thanks!
I am glad to be part of the community.
At 1:24am on July 22, 2009, Sean West said…
Thanks for the add TJ! Hope to see ya soon at the workouts!

Cheers,

--Sean West
At 12:38am on June 11, 2009, Melissa Moats said…
Hey you!!!! You coming this week??? Hope to see ya!
At 1:22pm on April 10, 2009, MICHAEL ANTHONY said…
Awesome Booth! Great meeting you last night TJ. I know who to go to when I'm ready to build one myself, Mr. Bob the Builder himself. Ha! Talk with you soon...

Regards,

Michael Anthony
At 1:36pm on March 31, 2009, Melissa Moats said…
Hey TJ, We're having another workout this Thursday night at 7pm. Let me know if you're free! It'd be great to meet ya!

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