Jon has been a member of Greenleaf artist Matt Ulery’s various ensembles since 2006, and currently performs with ArtistShare recording artist Patricia Barber. In addition, Jon has performed and recorded with Zach Brock, Phil Markowitz, Ben Paterson (MaxJazz), Grazyna Auguscik (EMI), Renee Fleming, Lynne Arriale, and American Public Media’s “Prairie Home Companion”.

Jon is also an active educator, with positions at Northwestern University (faculty profile) and Loyola University Chicago (faculty profile).

Press Quotes

  • Patricia Barber (Concord): “Jon Deitemyer is the drummer everybody wants right now.” (source).
  • Edward Blanco, All About Jazz: “Jon Deitemyer, known as one of the most versatile voices in modern jazz drumming” (source)
  • Tim Gault, “Jon Deitemyer has earned a reputation as a must-hear drummer and doesn’t disappoint.” (source)