Jon Di Fiore
Jon Di Fiore is a drummer/composer performing throughout greater New Jersey/New York City. Major projects include three albums of his own compositions: Two Sided Truth (2017) & Yellow Petals (2014 Third Freedom Music) featuring the Jon Di Fiore Trio, and Patience (2012) featuring saxophonist Rich Perry and trumpeter Joe Magnarelli. His music is a fresh yet insightful take on the jazz tradition, influenced by classical, modern, and world music. Jon has had the fortune to perform as a sideman with NYC greats such as The Steve LaSpina Group, Joel Frahm, Rich Perry, Billy Drewes, Randy Brecker, Matthew Fries, Steve Davis, Scott Robinson, and Paul Meyers. Di Fiore earned a B.M. from New Jersey City University and an M.M. from William Paterson University.