“It is to my father that I owe the fact that I’ve had a musical life,” says Jon, now 66. “Even though he was going out to Market Harborough Women’s Institute or something, it still seemed very romantic to me. He was a huge influence and my hero.”
It was from his father that Jon formed a love of music across all spectrums. Jon studied classical piano from the age of five and grew up listening to music ranging from Bach and Blues to jazz and Little Richard.