Jon Manness is a trumpet player, multi-instrumentalist, composer, music producer, and band leader in Los Angeles. He has toured North and South America with Latin pop artists Gloria Trevi and Alejandra Guzmán, written and licensed music for Sundance-selected THE MORTIFIED GUIDE and numerous cable TV shows, produced horn arrangements for Splice and Magic Mike Live, and leads a Radiohead-meets-Jazz group called the RHJ Project.
In addition to performing and recording, Jon has taught film scoring and composition courses at West Chester University of Pennsylvania and California State Summer School for the Arts (CSSSA). He also visits music programs around the country as a conductor and clinician, including Cal Poly, Caltech, and the Primavera Fund in Philadelphia, PA. Visit Jon’s YouTube channel to find helpful music production guides and music-related content.
Currently, Jon is recording and producing music out of his brand-new RED LINE RECORDING STUDIO in Monrovia, CA. Visit his Instagram @jonmanness to find out more about his latest projects and performances, or go on Spotify to hear music Jon has recorded on.