Jon Cumming


Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist - Tenor, Vocalist - Soprano, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Other Percussion, Violin, Trumpet, Saxophone, Keyboard, Piano, Background Singer, Flute, Banjo, Mandolin, Fiddle, Dobro, Vocalist - Alto, Trombone, Steel guitar, Upright bass, Accordion.


Jon Cumming is the singer-songwriter of JCB and an original founding member of the New England Music Award's 2013 Best Americana Act, Hot Day at the Zoo. Jon has traveled from Boston to New York and from Colorado to Kentucky and beyond playing festivals, theaters, and concert halls to enthusiastic audiences, fans and friends alike. Along the way Jon has been fortunate enough to share the stage with such greats as Levon Helm, David Grisman, Yonder Mountain String Band, Grace Potter, RailRoad Earth, The Infamous String Dusters, Trampled by Turtles,Assembly of Dust, Hot Buttered Rum String Band, The Devil Makes Three, and the Ryan Montbleau band to name a few. He weaves his stellar picking around songs of life, love, loss, and longing, and sings with a voice that is true to the heart and uplifting for the soul.His music is true Independent Americana and Jon is proud to join the indie revolution with the likes of Mumford and Sons and The Lumineers that have taken the world by storm. With roots in Bluegrass, Blues and Contemporary music Jon's music has a little bit of everything for everybody. According to the revered music critic Steve Morse of the Boston Globe; “Jon Cumming's "Long Way Home", is a gentle change of pace from the string band flash".

Screen name:
Member since:
May 23 2014
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Years together:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
92 years


Jerry Garcia, Levon Helm, Tony Rice, Bryon Sutton, Bruce Cockburn, Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, Patty Griffin ....

Members Of Band



Collings D1 6 String Dreadnaught
Taylor mid 90s 710 6 String Dreadnaught
Stelling Sunflower 5 string banjo
Nechville Classic Deluxe 5 String banjo (for sale).
PRS Custom Electric
Fender Strat mid 90s
Custom Jim Meridian built electric
Custom Pierce Dobro
Michael Kelly Mandolin
Fishman SA 220 acoustic amplifier
Tonebone Direct box
Fishman Matrix
DPA 4099 mic