Jon was originally classically trained as a violinist before studying guitar at the Musicians Institute and then at the London College of Music where he took private lessons from British jazz legend John Etheridge (Soft Machine, Nigel Kennedy, Stephan Grappelli etc.) He later spent several years as guitarist and songwriter with Fierce Panda signed indie-rock band Phonotype ("guitars that soar" NME) with UK tours, airplay on MTV2, BBC Radio 1, X-fm etc. after which he worked as a session guitarist with various London-based bands. 

Since 2005 Jon has been commissioned to write music for TV in a wide variety of styles, orchestral/rock/jazz/electro/hip-hop/funk etc.  

His CV includes commissions for major BBC series as well as independent film production companies and Sky TV channels. His library music has been used on programs worldwide including the Late Show with David Letterman, Pawn Stars, and The One Show.