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Fashion Week Rochester 2016, Jon performed solo for the finale on Saturday, October 15, under the giant tent in downtown Rochester, for a crowd of 1000. He walked the runway while playing his take on the rock classic, Hotel California. He also modeled Thursday. Great event benefiting the Center For Youth. Fashion Week photo by Brandon Vick.
Jon is excited to be studying with two world-class musicians; Mr. Robert (Bob) Sneider, Associate Professor of Jazz Studies, Eastman School of Music and Mr. John Nyerges, Monroe Community College, Department of Visual and Performing arts.
Jon was honored to perform at the 9-11 commemoration for the Laddermen MC Club in Rochester, NY. the Laddermen are current and former Firefighters from the Rochester, NY Fire Department.
Jon will be in Rochester for the foreseeable future, at college, studying music performance. He is seeking a bass player and rhythm guitar player for a blues/country project. Vocals a plus. Candidates should be under 30 and be able to travel.
Jon has a new Facebook page. It’s his Official Artist Page, where you’ll find content not available anywhere else. http://facebook.com/jondrettoartist/. The link can also be found on the LINKS page. Please like his Artist page.
Jon and good friend, Chet Catallo, former Spyro Gyra guitarist, tore it up at Murph’s, Irondequoit, NY. As one of the band members described it; “It was epic!” (See photo #1 in the Gallery.)
So many have asked for JON DRETTO T-shirts that we’re now working on it. We’ll announce it here when they’re available.
Jon recently performed in Nashville at two great blues clubs; the Bourbon Street Boogie Bar and B.B. King’s. Stacy Mitchhart, Jon’s good friend and a top Nashville musician, hosted Jon with his killer band.
Thanks to the Western New York Blues Society for the glowing review of Jon’s CD. To visit their web site go to Jon’s links page.
Jon’s CD is available at the House Of Guitars in Rochester, New York. It’s displayed in the guitar department, just inside the front door. Also available on this web site, downloadable and all the standard online outlets.
PRS does it again with a fabulous new amp. Jon’s Archon 50 watt combo amp is here! At just 18 years of age, Jon is very proud to have been a Paul Reed Smith Guitars Artist since 2013.
Jon is an Ernie Ball Strings Endorser. He uses Cobalt Slinky 9’s on all his PRS electric guitars.
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