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Jon Mayer

p, *1938
Musician / Composer of Jazz

Born in New York City in 1938, pianist and composer, Jon Mayer began his musical career in the New York jazz scene of the '50s and '60s. In the '60s and '70s, he played in both New York and Europe with the likes of the Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra, Dionne Warwick, Sarah Vaughan and the Manhattan Transfer, and writing songs recorded by Les McCann, Nancy Wilson and others. Then due to numerous causes, he all but disappeared, entering a 13-year period of inactivity during which he rarely performed. But by 1991, Mayer was ready to return to music and settled in Los Angeles. "Nightscape" released in 2009 is Mayer's eighth album as leader and features the Jon Mayer Trio which includes longtime collaborator/bassist Rufus Reid and drummer Roy McCurdy. In addition to recording, he teaches privately.

     
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Jon Mayer Trio
Popular Tracks   
Blues by Five on So Many Stars by Jon Mayer
Never, Never Land on So Many Stars by Jon Mayer
but Beautiful on My Romance by Jon Mayer
so Many Stars on So Many Stars by Jon Mayer
Solar on The Classics by Jon Mayer
Bopzilla on So Many Stars by Jon Mayer
Don't Misunderstand on The Classics by Jon Mayer
Full Circle on Full Circle by Jon Mayer
Souvenir on The Classics by Jon Mayer
My Romance on My Romance by Jon Mayer

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Band Members
Discography
Title Artist Year Type
NightscapeJon Mayer2009Album
So Many StarsJon Mayer2007Album
My RomanceJon Mayer2005Album
The ClassicsJon Mayer2003Album
Full CircleJon Mayer2002Album
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