Jon Deitemyer has established himself as a unique and versatile voice in modern jazz drumming. After graduating from the esteemed University of North Texas where he studied with Ed Soph and Lynn Seaton, Jon settled in Chicago and quickly became a fixture in the city's expansive creative music community.
Jon has been a member of Greenleaf artist Matt Ulery's various ensembles since 2006, and currently performs with Concord recording artist Patricia Barber. In addition, Jon has performed and recorded with Zach Brock, Phil Markowitz, Ben Paterson (MaxJazz), Grazyna Auguscik (EMI), Renee Fleming, Lynne Arriale, and American Public Media's Prairie Home Companion.
Jon is also an active educator, with positions at Loyola University Chicago and the Chicago Academy for the Arts.