Jonathan Moody wears a lot of hats in the music industry, literally and figuratively. No matter the variety of venue or job description, Jon’s work ethic and attention to detail are consistent. As a musician, Jon is a veteran of the Southwest Michigan theatre circuit, bringing a musical voice that’s rooted in a wide variety of styles. When he’s not under the stage, Jon can be found backing up singer/songwriters, cabaret performers and the like, in genres as varied as kirtan, taize, folk, funk, rock, and soul.
Jon is a regular contributor to online resources Bass Musician Magazine andSeymour Duncan, focusing on equipment reviews, color commentary, and the various aspects of musicianship, on and off the stage. He has also been featured on such websites as Bass Musician Magazine, No Treble and NS Design, as well as one of the musicians for the 2012 “Are You Next?” campaign from Notion Music. In addition, as the Social Media Manager at GHS Strings, Jon is online, regularly connecting with artists and musicians.
Currently residing in Kalamazoo, Jon is a freelance musician in the West Michigan area, still playing for whoever asks first. Jon can be heard at Unity Church of Kalamazoo every Sunday, supporting the occasional singer/songwriter, or at any of the theatres in town depending on their season. His spare time includes drinking coffee, staying in his wife’s good graces and playing with his two kids.