Jon has been playing in bands and as a solo artist since he was 16. As a singer/songwriter highlights include performing original material at numerous festivals as well as being the first to play the KC Stadium, Hull (it wasn't Elton John) to an audience of 14,000 with sibling and winner of the New York Music and film festival for his genre, Mike Rogers.
Other highlights include playing alongside the late, great, critically acclaimed blues and world music performer Nashid from Zero Degree Atol (in both the UK and US), recording with legendary producer Gordon Raphael (The Strokes) and performing with Gerry Marsden's Pace Makers
Appearances have included performances throughout the UK, Europe and State-side.
Currently working on his debut album, Jon can also be found performing original and cover material as a solo artist, duo performances with renowned pro-bassist Paul Mallatratt or with is band Firetower including pro-drummer Dom Hollands.
Paul has performed in the pit orchestras of many well-known musicals and has performed in a world premier concert at the Edinburgh Festival. As an accomplished session musician and producer, Paul has performed with UK and international artists including Dale Storr (solo, King King, Frank White), Danny Bryant, Dom Pipkin (Paloma Faith) and the late great Kevin Thorpe to name a few
Dom has a wealth of experience playing for many bands and artists, appearing on albums worldwide, both as a session player and as an artist in his own right. Among others, some of Dom's endorsements include Orange Amplification, Ernie Ball and Faith guitars.
Late 2016 to Early 2017 will mark the completion of Jon's debut album 'Ideology' which will involve several launch events including a joint event with Mike Rogers in Hull as he completes his own latest album.
These latest songs will be performed at venues and festivals throughout the year with a focus on his home town of Hull for 2017 as it celebrates being the City of Culture.
As a rare insight to the creative studio process Jon has released some stage-by-stage clips of his songs from before and during the mixing process, providing unique access to ideas and sounds that wont make it to the final cut. See the 'project' section below as more snippets are added.
Jon can currently be found performing in several line-ups:
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