Jonathan Laird delivers a hooky slice of happiness by combining head-bopping grooves, silky vocals and picturesque lyricism. It's a style of modern pop that meshes elements of Paul Simon and John Mayer with George Benson and Jason Mraz.
Jonathan has recently released a Promotional E.P. consisting of three original songs. Songs from the recording have been aired on 104.3 WZYP, and independent podcasts from the U.K., New York, and Germany.
Jonathan is currently writing songs for his first full-length recording, performing
with Chopper Wilson of the Jason Albert Band (Heartland), Bonner Black, The
Flashbacks and is co-writing with Lee Pinson and Sarah Ray Causey.
He has received critical acclaim for "Portrait of a Destiny" and "Bigger Than
Myself" from the Tangled Up In Me- E.P. The E.P. was produced by Cam
DeVaney (pre-production for Flyleaf)
He has been selected as Valley Planet's 2010- "Best Jazz Artist"
In addition, Jonathan has shared the stage with Independent Christian artists
Jonathan Lee, Kathleen Carnali, Jason Albert and Norris Jones (Michael
Jonathan currently performs as a solo artist and is also a supporting musician
for other artists.
Jonathan has played benefits for The Arthritis Foundation,
Relay for Life and Susan G. Komen.
Indie artists Jonathan likes: Dave Barnes, Matt Wertz, Ryan Shaw, and Amos Lee.