Vocalist, Lead Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Background Singer.


Hello! My name is Jonathan Scales and I am Songwriter, Producer and Musical Director. I am a graduate of DePaul University and I have written, recorded and produced several records worldwide over the years. This year, I'm looking forward to producing, songwriting, performing and touring with recording artists. I am a current and active member (#55988) of the Chicago Federation of Musicians, Local 10-208 (.cfm10208/members/Scalesoft).

Screen name:
Jonathan Scales
Member since:
Mar 02 2018
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Years together:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
6-7 nights a week
100 years


Jeff Lorber, Chaka Khan, Joy Rose, Incognito, Herbie Hancock, Bob James, Chick Corea, Aretha Franklin, Mariah Carey, Anita Baker, Angela Winbush, Lalah Hathaway, Dua Lipa, Luther Vandross, Sabrina Claudio, Jill Scott, Sinead Harnett, Maysa Leak, Will Downing, Phyllis Hyman, Eryka Badu, Christina Aguilera, Rihanna, Mary J. Blige, Sade, Bebe Rexha, Stevie Wonder, Whitney Houston.


My Recording Equipment: MOTU Digital Performer 10.13, MOTU Recording Hardware, Yamaha Montage 8, Yamaha Motif ES8 and Yamaha Motif XS8, Propellerhead Reason 11, AVID Pro Tools and Sibelius, Cubase AI 7, Spectrasonics Stylus & Omnisphere 2.6., and a Apple iMac i7 Desktop & MacBook Pro 16” Laptop (with MacOS 11-Big Sur)

My Touring Equipment: Yamaha Montage 8, XS 8 and a pair of JBL 615 EON powered speakers, along with a MacBook Pro 16” Laptop (with MacOS 11-Big Sur). I also have all Gator Flight Cases and Stands (ATA TSA Series) Touring Keyboard Cases for all of my synthesizers.

I solely perform all of my musical arrangements and remixes on my home recording equipment.

Go to Jonathan Scales dot com to setup a conference call.