Jonathan Muir-Cotton Duo
A multi-award winning young, up and coming double bassist and bassist trained in both the jazz and classical traditions; playing many genres including jazz, funk, gospel, blues, R&B and neo-soul.
Jonathon S. Muir-Cotton is a multi-award winning young, up and coming double bassist and bassist trained in both the jazz and classical traditions; playing many genres including jazz, funk, gospel, blues, R&B and neo-soul. Under the mentorship and tutelage of great Detroit bassists like Marion Hayden, Robert Hurst, Rick Robinson, Rodney Whitaker and Ralphe Armstrong, Jonathon is working towards making his own mark in the music world.
Jonathon has continued to garner great opportunities to perform in Detroit, the greater Detroit Metropolitan area, the Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti area, as well as many other venues across the country. Jonathon is a student at Michigan State University pursuing his Bachelors in Jazz Studies.
Muir-Cotton has performed with various renowned artists, including Karriem Riggins, Kris Johnson, Dwight Adams, Curtis Taylor, Quiana Lynell, Vincent Chandler, Ali Jackson, Benny Rubin, Esperanza Spalding, Ian Finkelstein, and Kamau Kenyatta. He has his own talented and versatile extended band Expressions, and is an often sought bassist for other artists, their bands, and studio work. Jonathon continues to hone his craft, hopes to tour the world, and eventually become a music educator, teaching jazz at the collegiate level as well as be an inspiration and give back to the next generation of students and aspiring musicians.
For more information about Jonathon, visit him at www.jonathonmuircotton.com
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