Jon is a music veteran of almost 6 decades
Jon is a vocalist, songwriter, music producer, a writer of screenplays. He has written three Off Broadway shows, two of them musicals.
He has played with and toured with Johnny Winter, Todd Rundgren, Buxxy Linhart, The Doors, Kiss, Foreigner, Tommy Bolin, Street Punk, Perfect Stranger, Mistress, Billy Squire, Ricky Byrd, Dancer, The New York Blues Project. and now with:
Jon Montgomery &The Exile Blues Band
He has Written songs for KISS, BILLY CROSS, Katyusha, CBS, PARAMOUNT, ARISTA, CHAPPELL MUSIC, ROCK STEADY. He has recorded at the great studios - Electric Ladyland, Pyramid, The Record Plant, Media Sound Atlantic Records And Decca. He was a session singer for Wes Farrell, And Done the background vocals on McKendrie Spring ( Tracks ) Album. He also recorded the songs for and appeared in the film Scarecrow In The Garden Of Cucumbers.
With his band China Blue, he did a television show for Leber & Krebs called Crashing New York,. Featured on channel 9. He was also the chosen producer featured on a Fox Music Special on the state of music scene in America today, with Bill McCuddy.
Jon wrote his first play The EDGE, and also directed it for Off Broadway at the Grand Theater on West 44TH Street. He wrote HELL'S KITCHEN THE MUSICAL, Both book and songs which opened Off Broadway at the Hudson Guild Theater. He the Wrote the book and lyrics for The Miracle Age. A musical about the roaring Twenties. ( Grand Theater ).
He Now performs with
Jon Montgomery & The Exile Blues Band!