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Jon Price is the bassist for the band. Originally from Raleigh, North Carolina he has been living in New York for the past 10 years. Jon has performed as a bassist and singer with a variety of New York bands and solo artists.
Specializing in jazz, funk and soul, he has recorded and toured with well-known performers such as Epic artist, Sara Bareilles and others.
Jon enjoys long walks on the beach, Thai and Pakistani food and trips to the land of the big sky (The Midwest).
Full Name: Jon Price
Birthplace: Quincy, Illinois
Family: mother, father, 1 brother
Who would you trade lives with for a day? Linley Marthe
What book are you reading now? Growth of the Soil – Knut Hamson
What CD is playing in your car right now? I don’t own a car!
What is the best thing about being an artist? Earning your living doing what you love
What is the worst thing about being an artist? Sometimes not earning that great of a living
Biggest career embarrassment: drooling on my bass during a solo
Most memorable career concert: Playing with Timefly at the Knitting Factory - 2001
Most memorable moment in creating your most recent record: meeting Walter Sear at Sear Sound in Manhattan
What is your favorite hometown hangout? The Beanstalk in Boone, NC (although I grew up in Raleigh)
What is something you want others to know about you? I am no taller than 6’2” and 1/2
Who has been the most influential person in your career? Oteil Burbridge
How did you get into the music industry? Raleigh Boychoir - 1985
Favorite song: Jamiroquai – “When You Gonna Learn”, Weather Report – Havona”, Aquarium Rescue Unit - “It’s Not The Same Old Thing”
Favorite vacation spot: Haven’t found it yet
Favorite food: Sushi. Scallop roll
Favorite drink: club soda
Guilty pleasure: I feel too guilty to identify it.
Worst fear: drooling on my bass during a solo
What was your very first job? Burger King
What is the question you are most tired of answering? What kind of amp do you use?
Choose one adjective to describe your music style: funky
What is the number one thing you hope people get out of your music? For them to have another opportunity at obtaining a glimpse of the present moment.