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
Jon will also be featured at the following festivals this year.
|Concerts in 2023|
|February 24th||St Edmundsbury In Tune (Bury St Edmunds)|
|March 14th||New Forest Organ Society|
|May 25th||Kingswinford and District Organ Society|
|June 6th||Bexley Music Club|
|June 20th||Withernsea Organ Society|
|July 23rd||Preston - South Ribble In Tune|
|August 6th||Stilton In Tune - Keyboard Showtime|
|October 3rd||South Yorkshire Keyboard and Organ Club (more details)|
|October 26th||Gainsborough Keyboard Showtime|
|November 8th||World of Music Dronfield (more details)|
with Glyn Madden
|December 7th||Weston Organ and Keyboard Club (more details)|
|Concerts in 2024|
|April 17th||Bourne Organ and keyboard Club|
|May 28th||Brentwood Organ and Keyboard Club|
|July 8th||Medway Music Club|
|July 22nd||Derby Organ and Keyboard Club|
|August 4th||Stilton In Tune - Keyboard Showtime|
|October 2nd||Musical Breaks (more details)|
Evening Concert, Stourport Manor Hotel plus late night duets with David Ingley
|October 3rd||Musical Breaks (more details)|
Lunchtime Duets with David Ingley, Stourport Manor Hotel