Grammy® award wining singers, producers and songwriters 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 took the driver seat on their 2010 album release Hollyhood writing, producing, performing and mixing Hollyhood. This 11 track cd is packed with soul and power. Hollyhood held the #1 spot for five consecutive weeks on the Official UK Soul Charts. Bruner & Jones latest project is with aggressive soul siren ChinahBlac the ladies have come together to remake the Labelle classic What Can I Do For You? released September 13, 2011 on the Philerzy Productions label.
As performers the duo's live show is filled with intense passion and energy. They've toured internationally performing in venues throughout the US , Europe, Japan, headlined at Ministry of Sound in London England, 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 from Los Angeles at the Staples Center and All About Bullies...Big and Small comes away with a big win for Best Children's Album. Bruner & Jones song Get To Know Me produced, written and performed by Bruner & Jones is featured on the Grammy® winning All About Bullies…Big and Small.
Bruner & Jones own and operate Phil’erzy Productions, a multifaceted music company. Phil’erzy’s released the album “Soul Talkin” produced by Bruner & Jones on legendary soul singer Linda Jones, who is Terry’s mother. During a live televised program in the US the 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.