Jonathan Rogers Pro Bass/ Uke

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Jonathan Rogers Pro Bass/ Uke on SoundBetter

Pro bass/ vox/ songwriting with 45+ years experience supporting major label artists, recording and live performance, currently recording for the artist LeSonic, charting on Billboard with two recent No. 1 hits: “I’ll Be the One” https://youtu.be/Hl5ZZQ_FZTE and “Any Moment” https://youtu.be/v7lJZEfZe_s Myamoe Ukulele artist https://myamoeukuleles.

Jon is a bassist, ukulele player, songwriter, and educator who performs live with several Chicago-based artists.

Jon also freelances worldwide as a session and live artist on bass and ukulele, and in his 40+ year career has played alongside many of rock and jazz’s greatest artists, recently playing upright bass for Billboard’s No. 1 Hot 100 single artist of all time; Chubby Checker (“Lookin for Me” 2016).

Part of generations-deep family of professional musicians; Jon attended the Berklee College of Music; was Miles Davis bassist Ron Carter’s first student at the City College of New York; was the Musical Director for Princess Cruises’ Love Boat Orchestra, and has performed on thousands of records, jingles, and live performances.

Nayobe; “I Don’t Have to Make Believe” 1986
https://youtu.be/3-4HI9HzgaI
The Equators; “Road to Panama” 1986
https://on.soundcloud.com/m3vq9doHPgTTHEKJA
Chubby Checker (with Jerry Marrotta, Tracy Bonham, Happy Traum, Professor Louie); “Lookin’ for Me” 2016
https://youtu.be/_vIrRUedv2M
Jack Salamander (with Chicago poet Gregorio Gomez); “Midnight Dreams” 2021
https://youtu.be/VmBevzX3CN0

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Languages

  • English
  • French
GenresSounds Like
  • Tony Levin
  • Pino Palladino
  • James Jamerson
Gear Highlights
  • Selection of Fender/ Gibson/ Ibanez basses/ Upright Bass
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