Jon Gomm is an English singer-songwriter and performer; he was also a student at ICMP when we were known as Guitar Institute. Using a single acoustic guitar to create drum sounds, bass lines and melodies simultaneously, his songs draw on a range of influences and styles including blues, soul, rock and even metal. To date he has recorded three solo albums and has toured full-time since 2004.
In addition to his own performances, he has also played gigs with Tommy Emmanuel, Nick Harper and Bob Brozman. He has performed at festivals including Download, Electric Picnic, The Canadian Guitar Festival, The Italian National Guitar Festival, The Garforth Arts Festival and The London Guitar Show at Wembley Arena. He performs regularly across the UK and the rest of the world with tours in China, Brazil, South Africa, Turkey, Australia and Canada.
In February 2012 a video of him performing his song "Passionflower" was the subject of a tweet from the broadcaster Stephen Fry, leading to articles in the Daily Mail and The Telegraph newspapers. This led to him appearing on several television shows and being booked for gigs and tours around the world during 2012, as well as releasing an instrumental cover of Chaka Khan's classic "Ain't Nobody".
Jon will be visiting us for an exclusive masterclass in October, more details coming soon!