JON SMITH has been a professional musician for over 40 years and giving public performances since he was 11 years old. He was involved with the development of the first Digital Organ in Germany with HOHNER.
Jon is truly an INTERNATIONAL performer, having entertained thousands of people all over the world, from Shanklin to Toronto, Scarborough to Barbados, U.S.A., Canada, Europe, aboard cruise ships in the Caribbean. He has also worked along with international stars in top cabaret venues and played extensively in the U.K. delighting audiences in Summer Shows on the East Coast and the Isle of Wight.
He has proved to be much in demand playing for Strict Tempo Dancing. His unique style combined with his vocal talents are a rare combination adding a new dimension to both dances and concerts.
His recent concert appearances in the UK have been well received.
We are sure that, once you have experienced an evening listening to his unique style, you will want to hear him again and again. Programme to suit all tastes, from classical to pop, jazz and theatre organ.
He has recently produced a CD entitled 'Some Enchanted Evening'.
Another CD which he is very proud of, sees Jon in colaboration with Japanese virtuoso 'Chiho Sunamoto'. '... And I Love Her' features 20 tracks and almost 70 minutes of timeless standards including...
On a Clear Day; Norwegian Wood; Theme from The Odd Couple; A Foggy Day; Here, There and Everywhere; What is This Thing Called Love; Pick Yourself Up; The Summer Knows; Lately; Sweet Georgia Brown; Jupiter; You Raise Me Up
Vocals (C=Chiho, J=Jon):
Quando, Quando, Quando (Duet); If I Loved You (C); The Very Thought of You (C); Isn't it a Pity (C); When October Goes (C)
Shiny Stockings (C); And I Love Her (J); Until It's Time to Go (J)
CURRENTLY DUE TO COVID 19 SITUATION PLEASE CHECK VENUES BEFORE ATTENDING EVENTS
|Concerts in 2020|
|January 8th||Sutton in Ashfield Electronic Organ Society|
|January 24th||St Edmundsbury In Tune (more details)|
Horringer Community Centre, The Street, Horringer, Bury St Edmunds, IP29 5RU Mike Roberts 01359 250704.
|January 28th||New Forest Organ Society|
|February 12th||Lincoln Electronic Organ and Keyboard Society|
|March 2nd||Nuneaton and District Organ Society|
|March 10th||Blackpool Keyboard Club|
|April 18th||Belper & District Organ & Keyboard Club|
|July 8th||World of Music Dronfield (formerly North East Derbyshire Organ Society)|
|July 13th||Banstead Organ and Keyboard Club|
|September 30th||Verwood in Tune|
|Concerts in 2021|
|April 14th||East London and Essex Electronic Keyboard Club (more details)|
Cancelled due to civic 19
|August 19th||Musical Breaks (more details)|
Evening Concert, Kensington Hotel, Llandudno
|Concerts in 2022|
|March 3rd||Scunthorpe Music4You|
|April 13th||East London and Essex Electronic Keyboard Club|
|May 3rd||Barnsley White Rose Organ & Keyboard Society|
|June 13th||Medway Organ and Keyboard Club|
|June 14th||Bideford Keyboard and Organ Club (more details)|
Note 1 week earlier than usual
|June 15th||Plymouth Broadway Organ & Keyboard Club|
|July 7th||Weston Organ and Keyboard Club|
|August 5th||Woodhall Spa and District Organ Society|
|August 30th||Norwich Electronic Organ and Keyboard Club|
|September 19th||Nene Valley Organ Club - Northampton|