Jon Dadurka is a bassist with over 20 years of professional experience as a performer, educator, and recording session musician. Jon is a graduate of the University of Miami with a Masters in Jazz Pedagogy and currently is working on his Doctorate in Jazz Bass Performance. He has performed with many jazz legends including Dave Liebman, Bob Mintzer, Jim McNeely, Joe Lovano, and Ira Sullivan. He has toured and/or recorded with Smooth Jazz guitarist Steve Oliver, Arturo Sandoval, Othello Molineaux, Silvano Monasterios, and Vicki Carr.
Jon has performed major music festivals nationally and internationally including the Monterey Jazz Festival, the Beaches Jazz Festival, the Berks Jazz Festival, SunFest, the St. Petersburg Jazz Festival, and numerous others. Jon has taught at both the University of Miami and Miami Dade College and is currently part of the music faculty at Broward College in Davie, Florida.