He has been a member of Pandora’s Jukebox since it’s beginning in 2006, and together have performed at 100s of event in the UK and abroad.
In 2010, Jon made his debut as an arranger and bandleader with 12-piece Salsa band “Son Rico”.
In 2012, Jon joined the Los Charly’s Orchestra, with a 3 year residency at London’s Floridita.
In 2013, Jon had the pleasure of joining Buddy Greco and Lezlie Ander’s band, performing in theatres across the UK. Highlights included headlining at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club on New Years Eve.
In 2014, Jon made his debut as a composer, writing for his sextet, with regular performances across the London jazz scene.
In 2015 he started working for the Diamond Skyline Orchestra, performing at high-end corporate events.
In 2015, he was asked to join John Cervantes’ Jazz Flamenco group,. He played on the album, “Crossing the Threshold”, Performance highlights included performing in the London Jazz Festival and the Vortex Jazz club.
Jon’s confident reading skills and knowledge of various styles makes him a reliable dep. He has recently been depping on Hairspray the musical and Strictly Ballroom.
Jon also enjoys teaching. He has taught at a number of different schools, in addition to giving private tuition. He recently gave a masterclass at Hull University.
Soul Sanctuary Gospel Choir
Diamond Skyline Orchestra
John Cervantes Jazz Flamenco project (feat. Gareth Lockrane)
Los Charly’s Orchesetra
Buddy Greco (Special guests incl. Atila Huseyin, Digby Fairweather & Paul Young)
Fudge & The Frequency
Jesus Cutiño & Son De Cuba
House band for Cambridge Caius Jazz. Guests included Mornington Locket, Laurence Cottle, Jim Mullen, Ian Shaw, Lianne Carroll and Alan Skidmore
Carlos Lopez Real’s Mandorla
Virginie Poulboube (feat. Derek Nash)
Viva la Revolucion (special guests incl. Ernesto Simpson & Omar Puente)
Sam Chaplin’s Jazz Bomb
Andrew robb Quartet (Special guests incl. Tom Challenger, Kit Downes, Josh Arcoleo & David Berkman)
Philip Clouts Quartet
John Martin Quartet
Strickly Ballroom (Dep) Leeds West Yorkshire Playhouse
Hairspray the musical – UK Tour (dep)
Jack Frost’s Christmas Adventure – St.John’s, Smith Square