Jon Arons is a Grammy-winning musician, singer, writer, artist and dancer. Currently touring with Disco legend Gloria Gaynor, he has also worked with Alicia Keys, Jon Bon Jovi, Stevie Wonder, Usher, and Pharrell. In Jazz he's played trombone with the Charles Mingus Big Band, The Vanguard Orchestra, and as a member of the Dave Holland Big Band on the 2005 Grammy winning Big Band album Overtime. In Salsa/Merengue, Cuco Valoy, Nino Segarra, Hector Tricoche, and Raulin Rosendo. He also was the opening act dancing and trombone playing on comedian (ventriloquist) Jeff Dunham's Identity Crisis tour!
Music and Art:
Jon Arons did all the art work and set design from his recently released "Fashion" music video.
The rest of his music is available for download and streaming. And of course you can find music videos, classic television appearances on America’s Got Talent, Jimmy Fallon, Jay Leno, and Steve Harvey, and of course his Wednesday Hump Day Trombone Dances on YouTube!
Passionate about identity politics, anthropology, and philosophy, his book "12 Step Guide to Overcoming 'Whiteness' Without Trying to Be 'Black'" and his play "The Rooster and the Trinary Matrix" are available for download as well as excerpts from his upcoming memoir of a dancing trombone player "Novelty Act".
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