Jon studied Classical Guitar with international soloist Paul Gregory, and holds an associate diploma in performance from Trinity College of music, London. He ha played professionally for several years, providing music for weddings, corporate functions and special events.
In 2000 he was employed as the classical guitarist on Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines "Voyager of the Sea" the worlds largest cruise ship.
Jon has also played in many concerts and at festivals including the Brighton Festival, the Glastonbury Festival and the Bedford River Festival.
In 2001 he released his debut CD entitled "Summers Evening" which features Spanish, Classical and Latin American solo guitar music.
Jon often plays with Classical Guitarists & other musicians, including duos with voice, flute, mandolin and another guitar and with the Brighton Guitar Orchestra and the Tacet contemporary ensemble.
Create the right atmosphere for your event.
For weddings, Jon can play as guests are arriving, during the signing of the register and after the ceremony, - setting a special tone for your day. Often he is asked to provide music during the wedding breakfast or at a drinks reception. For other private or corporate events, provide a sophisticated setting for your guests with stylish and relaxing background music.
Jon plays in a variety of styles covering four centuries of music. A demo CD is available on request with extracts from the following pieces:-
Cavatina (from the Deer Hunter) S. Myers
Summertime G. Gershwin
Asurias - !. Albeniz
Variations on a Theme of Mozart F. Sor
Farruca (flamenco) P. Pena
Rondo F. Carulli
Winter (theme) A. Vivaldi
Mi Favorita Spanish Traditional
Prelude in D J.S. Bach
Sons de Carrilhoes J. Pernambuco
Verano Porteno (tango) A. Piazolla
Jon also plays many arrangements of pop hits, jazz songs and songs from shows, including: Vincent, I Get a Kick Out Of You, Moon River, the Entertainer, Yesterday, If I Fell, Aint Necessarily So, As Time Goes By, Send in the Clowns, Because and many many more.
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