Jon's first and foremost passion is for creating music: be it composing, producing, or performing. He began with playing guitar from the age of five onwards, which led him to write and play music in progressive metal bands whilst also teaching private guitar lessons in Suffolk.
These experiences in music-making and education led him to study music up to Masters level at university in Essex, where he graduated with merit, majoring in composition. During this time, Jon also honed his skills as a transcriber of music, working for the composer David Fanshawe.
He currently collaborates with clients on the international scene as a freelance musician, orchestrating the music of symphonic metal bands for the producer Jens Bogren (Fascination Street Studios, Sweden), as well as composing and producing music for the Alibi Music Library, who are based in New York.
Recent bands who's music Jon has orchestrated include Moonspell (Portugal), Angra (Brazil), and Amorphis (Finland). You can hear some of this music in his portfolio.