Bassist Jon Shea comes from University of South Florida’s jazz program. At USF Jon made it to the top jazz ensembles, small groups, and big band. He toured Europe twice with the jazz program playing Montreux Jazz Festival (Switzerland), Umbria Jazz Festival (Italy), Jazz A Vién (France), Antibes Jazz Festival (France), The North Sea Jazz Festival (Amsterdam) and several other festivals. Jon graduated from USF with a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Jazz Bass Performance. He has performed with such musicians as John Blackwell (Prince, Justin Timberlake), Bobby Lee Rodgers, John Clayton, John Fedchock, John Allred, Eric Alexander, and countless others. He has opened for bands such as Guns N Roses, Queensryche, Cracker, Herbie Hancock, Airto Moreira, Sam Rivers, Ivan Neville’s Dumpstafunk, Galactic, Trombone Shorty, Sister Hazel, Social Distortion, and countless others.