Timothy Jones was born in London in 1961 and studied with Ifor James and Frank Lloyd. After leaving school at the age of seventeen, he started his career as a professional musician, playing second horn with the Munich Philharmonic. In 1984 Timothy joined the London Philharmonic Orchestra, where he stayed until joining the London Symphony Orchestra as Principal Horn in 1986. Timothy has also been a member of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and the Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields.
During his career, Timothy has performed as a soloist with both the Munich Philharmonic and the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, both in the UK and abroad to great acclaim. Timothy is a Horn Professor at the Royal College of Music, London.