Percussion, Piano & Drum Set Teacher
Drum Set, Piano, Vibraphone, Marimba, and Auxiliary/ Hand Percussionist; Graduated with his BM in Percussion Performance at the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music; Endorsed Artist with Saluda Cymbals and an Eight Time Published Author
Since Jonathan graduated from the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music in 2012, he has been working as a full time Musician. Pushing the limits of versatility and symmetry, he has worked with professional music groups all over the Nation ranging from Traditional Jazz, Progressive Jazz, Bebop, Latin, Latin Jazz, Samba, Steel Drum, Reggae, Bluegrass, Country, Traditional Celtic, Progressive Celtic, Classic Rock, Progressive Rock and several Musicals. Bands such as Luis Munoz Band (winner of Latin Jazz album of the year in 2004) and Alien Ant Farm, to name a couple. Currently, he performs in his own band playing drum set for large corporate events and weddings. Also, is the percussionist performing on his ground breaking hybrid drum set up in the Award winning Celtic band Sligo Rags, who regularly play at Disney California Adventure and Downtown Disney.
In addition to performing full time, Jonathan teaches private lessons. He incorporates his teaching methods from his published curriculum consisting of eight method books which are coupled with work sheets and audio files. Teaching students from young beginners to professional musicians, these students learn how to be musicians and use practical skills that will last a lifetime. For Jonathan, timing is everything and teaching his students the science of time and sonority is crucial to their development as musicians.