Jon Sholle has been a performing and recording musician for over thirty years. His wide range of expertise keeps his guitar equally in demand as a jazz, rock, or bluegrass performer. Jon has appeared in and played on the soundtracks for the movies-- "The Rose" with Bette Midler (platinum-selling) and "They All Laughed" with Audrey Hepburn and Dorothy Stratton.

Out of the Frying Pan is Jon’s second album for Rounder. This all-instrumental CD features David Grisman, Andy Statman, Tony Trischka and Kenny Kosek. His first Rounder album was the cult classic Catfish for Supper.

Records by Esther Phillips, Melissa Manchester, Sonny Stitt, Maria Muldaur, Kate &Anna McGarrigle and Allen Ginsberg feature Jon’s guitar playing. He also worked with composers like Carter Burwell, Gary McFarland and Miles Goodman and producers like Paul A Rothschild, Creed Taylor, and Milt Gabler.

He has appeared on the Broadway stage in "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" and "Big River". From 1984 to 1986 he was a member of the David Grisman Quartet and was featured on David's album Acousticity (#1 on Billboard Jazz chart). He has worked and recorded two albums with Chip Taylor, the hit songwriter who was responsible for "Wild Thing" and "Angel of the Morning". Recently Jon played on the soundtrack for "The Rookie" with Dennis Quaid and co-wrote, performed and recorded the end titles for the film "Jason X".He was featured on Andy Statman's 2011 release on the Shefa label, "Old Brooklyn", playing Guitar (Acoustic), Guitar (Electric), Guitar (Steel), and Lap Steel Guitar.

Jon won the "World’s Champion Guitar" competition at the Union Grove NC Fiddler’s Convention in 1967 & 1968. He also compiled and wrote the liner notes for "Rounder Bluegrass Guitar".

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