Jonathan Cornelius attended Berklee College of Music.He is the former lead guitarist for Westland & Settle (Epitaph Records). The success of his cousin illusionist Criss Angel has driven him to be successful in the music industry. Seeking new projects, touring opportunities, studio work.
Based in Nazareth, PA home of Martin Guitars. Jonathan has performed since the age of 15 and played guitar since the age of 11. He has toured over 200,000 miles across 42 states including Canada with national touring band WESTLAND. He attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA for two years majoring in Guitar Performance. Prior to Berklee College of Music he earned an Associates Degree in Communications. Combined with many years of experience and attending Berklee he is well versed in multiple genres of music. He brings a total package to the stage including vocals.
During Jon's time in WESTLAND, the band charted multiple times on billboard,sold over 20,000 albums independently, Touring history includes 21+ dates on Vans warped tour 2011, Select dates on The Honda Civic Tour w/Blink 182 & My Chemical Romance, Countless clubs,theaters,high schools,colleges & festivals...adding up to over 400 shows. Previous to Westland, Jon played guitar for SETTLE (Epitaph Records)
Played 13 dates on 2012 Warped Tour for Ernie Ball Battle of The Bands winner Danielle Barbe.
Martin acoustic guitars
John Suhr Classic T Custom
Fender American Deluxe Fat Strat
Fender American Vintage '65 Jaguar
Tokai Hard Puncher Bass
Bill Lawrence pickups.
Orange Rockverb 50
Orange 4X12 slanted cab
Orange 2x12 cab
Fender Blues-Deluxe Reissue
Moog Little Phatty
Moog Ring Modulator