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Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Jon grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and has worked as a musician since the age of 15. From the late 1960’s he played with a wide variety of artists, groups, music, dance and theater projects. Music styles have ranged from Rock, Pop, Jazz, Classical, Blues, R n B, and Funk to African, Brazilian, Latin, New Age and World Music.

In the late 1970s Jon travelled to Europe and resided there for 25 years. During that time Jon composed, arranged and recorded  many songs, was engaged by popular artists and travelled worldwide performing on-stage and in the recording studio.

Jon recorded his first Maxi Single TIME FLIES BY and solo album, DOUBLE AGENT in Switzerland in 1985. In 1993 he completed his first solo cd THE SUN, THE MOON AND THE STARS. In 1995 Jon released a cd of rhythms and songs called JODIWA. He is currently working on a project of homemade songs called BEDROOM SWEETZ. Jon has composed music for Film, Dance, Theater, music for Movie and TV commercials, music for his projects and other artists.


Jon has worked with:

SHEILA E

LES MC CANN

GEORGE DUKE

YELLO

JORGE SANTANA

ANDREAS VOLLENWEIDER

COUNTRY JOE AND THE FISH

SHUGGIE OTIS

NENA

PETE ESCOVEDO

TOWER OF POWER

BILLY COBHAM

BILL SUMMERS

PHARAOH SAUNDERS

XAVIER NAIDOO

UDO JUERGENS

LENNY PICKETT

CAL TJADER

ELVIN BISHOP

FOREIGNER

DOUBLE

ALPHONSO JOHNSON

and...

MICHAEL KOSCHORRECK, MICHAEL BLOOMFIELD, SOLOMON BURKE, JAMESCOTTON, STEEL PULSE, ROY HARGROVE,  ANTHONY QUINN, MANU DIBANGO, MALO, MAX LAESSER, ISMAEL MIRANDA, AZTECA,MIKAL URBANIAK, CATERINA VALENTE, GARY BARTZ, JON RUBIN & THE RUBINOOS, PHIL MANZANERA, CARLOS “PATATO” VALDES, ANITA KERR, THE EARTHQUAKE, NICK OTIS, EDDIE “CLEANHEAD” VINSON, MONTY ALEXANDER, ROBERTO BORELL, LEN “BOOGSIE” SHARPE, LUIS GAZCA, MUSTAPHA “TETTY” ADDY,

DIDIER LOCKWOOD, DAVE VALENTIN,

AYUB OGADA, RALF ILLENBERGER, BERNARD ALLISON,

ED KELLY,  LUCKY OTIS, ARTIE WEBB, ALFREDO RODRIGUEZ, JUNIOR EDWARDS, NORMAN CONNERS, THE PYRAMIDS, ANDY NARELL, BUEDI SIEBERT, POLO HOFER,

HENRI GUEDON, DARNELL SUMMERS,

ARMANDO PERAZA, JOHN SANTOS,

FRANK BINER, JEFF NARELL, STEVE TURRE,

KLAUS LAGE, LOU RAWLS, ONE DROP SCOTT, GRAYSON ST. SALSA DE BERKELEY AND MANY MORE.......

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