Highland and Lowland bagpiper,
hammered dulcimer, a Thomas Edison-Living History Interpreter and
a Computer Networking Specialist with his own business, "The Computer Man."
Click here to see and hear Jon's "Amazing Grace"
Jonathan was born in Columbus, Ohio.
He studied at Capital University in Bexley, Ohio in applied music
and graduated at Thomas Edison College, Trenton, NJ with a Bachelor of Arts.
He has bagpiped with the Capital City Pipes and Drums in Columbus, OH,
worked for Scottish Products in NYC and has been
certified in musical instrument repair in NJ.
He studied Irish-Gaelic Language at University College Galway, Ireland
and Scots-Gaelic Language at the Celtic College of Traditional Arts in Nova Scotia, Canada.
In 1970, Jon moved to New Hampshire and became an engineer on the famous, steam-powered,
Mt. Washington Cog Railway for 15 years. Jon lectures on life at the Cog Railway and has an extensive collection
of antiques and paraphenalia.
He is excited to announce the publishing of his first book called
"FIRST OUT, My Life on the Cog Railway"
which is now available to purchease on this web site, click "What's Happening"
Jon is also a highly certified computer networking specialist
and busy maintaining many computer systems throughout the Mt. Washington Valley and New England
with his own company, The Computer Man.
Jon performs with Jane in the duo called, "Mountain Streams Music"
and they have performed on harp and bagpipes for countless venues world wide.
Discography (Please visit CD Store & Free Demo Request for complete list of tunes for each CD)
A PIPER FOR ALL SEASONS: rec. 1998 Highland & Lowland bagpipes, traditional tunes of Scotland & America
THE PIPER TRAIL: rec. 2004 Highland & Lowland bagpipes on traditional tunes of Scotland, Ireland and America
ROYAL BEAUTY BRIGHT: rec. 1997 Christmas tunes, Highland bagpipes, hammered dulcimer, Northumbrian bagpipes
CHRISTMAS IN THE CASTLE: rec. 1999 Christmas and traditional tunes, bagpipes
HOLIDAY SPICE: rec. 2011 penny whistle
SILVER APPLES: rec.2005 hammered dulcimer
HEARTS & ROSES: rec. 1985-88 penny whistle
CELTIC FLAIR: rec. 2010 hammered dulcimer, penny whistle, bagpipes
HIGHLAND WEDDING: rec.2002 bagpipes, penny whistle, hammered dulcimer
SONG OF THE MOUNTAIN HARP rec. 1999 penny whistles