Other Live Projects

At the beginning of 2014, Jon played his first gig with Tania Rose and her equally talented sidekick, Simon Rigby, in The Oaks, NSW. The 3-piece played a set of Simon’s arrangements of Beatles, Sting, Carpenters and Peter Gabriel tracks and went down a storm. Tania, Simon and Jon are[…]

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Bass Player in Melbourne

I moved to Melbourne in 2009, leaving behind 20 years of music contacts and a career which included two No. 1 singles in Japan, a feature film score and major record deals with two different bands. In between the highlights, I had been playing covers on the pub, cabaret and[…]

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Jon signed his first record deal in 1988, as bass player/backing vocalist with white soul band The Foundation.The London-based band originally signed to Magnet Records, but when the company was bought by Warner Brothers later in the year, the project was shelved. In 1989, Jon formed Funky Dad with keyboard[…]

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Jon Mellor on Bass