Jon has been performing for over twenty years and has played all over the UK and in Europe. He has appeared on national television and radio and can often be heard playing on other peoples tracks.
BBC Radio Suffolk recently featured Jon on Suffolk Sessions playing two instrumental and two vocal tracks. Radio Norwich interviewed Jon and played Movin' On, Movin' Up, Movin' Out on their Unsigned feature.
Jon plays background music at weddings, parties or restaurants, where you can hear jazz standards, folk tunes, country pieces and original compositions from the CD "In my own time". Jon can also be seen playing at solo acoustic guitar showcase gigs, where you can hear a mix of the above but also hear Jon singing his own compositions.
Jon is still playing with Matt Shepherd in local duo Matt and Jon. They are planning a few more live dates for this year so check out the gig dates page for more info.
Jon plays with various other musicians to create some very exciting duos. Any style of music can be covered for whatever the occasion may be so don't hesitate to get in touch with your requirements.
Jon's band The X-Men play functions all over the country and offer the perfect small band three part harmony sound for any wedding or party. A guitar/bass/drum trio is also available for dinner parties playing many jazz standards and modern classics.
Jon Buck Project is primarily a three piece band comprising Jon Buck on guitar and vocals, Jim Clarke on bass and Craig Bacon on drums. These three professional musicians come together with a drive and energy, fusing all styles of music to create a bluesy funk feel rarely heard before. Their onstage groove and feel is unparalelled, and their ability to break out and jam is breathtaking.
"Voltaire Road" is their debut album, which features Dave Foster on piano and Hammond and Lorna Blackwood on backing vocals. There are 11 tracks covering many styles but all are played with soul and passion. It was produced by Cam Blackwood at Voltaire Road studios in London, during a break in his busy schedule working with Alabama 3 and Florence and the Machine.
Find out more at www.jonbuckproject.com
A bigger band can be put together to suit your needs, with horns, keys and a range of fantastic vocalists. All of the above are available for hire, so please get in touch with any questions you may have regarding bookings etc.
Jon has played at some pretty impressive venues; Wendelstein jazz festival, Germany/ Gordon Ramsay's Petrus at the Berkeley, London/ The Dorchester Hotel, London/ The Commonwealth Club, London/ Hemel Hempstead Civic Centre/ St Georges Hall, Bradford/ Norwich Waterfront/ The Cut, Halesworth and The Fisher Theatre, Bungay.