Welcome to the Jon Dreyer at All About Jazz

Jon Dreyer

Instrument: Bass, acoustic | Location: Boston

Updated: October 19, 2018

Born: June 23, 1954

Jon Dreyer is a Boston-area bassist and cellist. He performs regularly with jazz pianist Harvey Diamond, one of Lennie Tristano's last protégés, and with pianist/saxophonist/bandleader/composer James Merenda, both as a member of his band TickleJuice and also in more mainstream jazz settings. He has also performed with Adam Janjigian, Doug Johnson, Yoko Miwa, Hankus Netsky, Alan Rowe, Stanley Sagov, Ken Field, Grace Kelly, Roy Nathanson, Joe Raia, Jason Palmer, Phil Grenadier, Mike Connors, Gillian DeLear, Gary Fieldman, Dave Fox, Scott Goulding, Joe Hunt, Steve Langone, Miki Matsuki, Brooke Sofferman, and others.

Mostly self-taught on bass, he has studied with Richard Davis, Cameron Brown, Marcus McLaurine, Harvey Diamond, and Ran Blake.

He has studied cello with Glenn Garlick, Ervin Klinkon and Ben Levinson, and as well as a master class with János Starker. He was a member of the Boston Philharmonic and the Fairfax Symphony and has performed with the Masterworks Chorale, the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra and the National Gallery Orchestra.

More info: http://music.jondreyer.com

Primary Instrument

Bass, acoustic



Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced



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Upcoming Shows

Date Detail Price
Harvey Diamond Trio Featuring Bob Gullotti And...
New School Of Music
Cambridge, MA