On Episode 17 of Sounds Like NYC, David Lozada got to sit down with Jon Sheckler!
Jon is an up and coming drummer, composer and producer. With a Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Studies from the University of Northern Colorado, Jon has had a huge array of performances playing shows from Two Saints to Silvana, to Velvet Bar all the way to the Velvet Note in Georgia!
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Video from the other night at @twosaintsnyc with @benjaminyoung1026 and @seanbguitar. Me being me, this video is all about me. Next trio show is at @radegast_hall tomorrow. Then the big #releaseshow at @nublunyc on October 19th! #porkpiepercussion #turkishcymbals #vaterdrumsticks #phillyjoejones #triojazz #drums #drumsolo
Jon was recognized as an outstanding musician at the 2010 UNC/Greeley Jazz Festival and was nominated as a Rising Star at 2010 Inside/Out Jazz awards presented by Lucid Jazz Lounge and J&J Music.
As an educator, Jon has been a faculty member at Day Jams Rock Camps, as well as an instructor for Musical Minds Keyboard Club. Jon also directed the Bellevue High School Jazz Band II as well as teaching privately.
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