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Joe Athon / Bio

Joe Athon is a singer, songwiter, and multi-instrumentalist from Kansas City.

His music is a mixture of pop, rock and jazz elements that comes across as a fresh, new sound, while maintaining a timeless quality.

Harmonically, Joe's songs range from simple pop progressions to complex jazz inspired settings. Instrumentation often include horn arrangements.

Joe utilizes a variety of grooves in his writing including funky riffs, and strait ahead pop/rock beats.

Much of his musical training had been centered around jazz and composition with an emphasis as saxophone as his main instrument. In this capacity Joe has played as a side man with groups such as The Ojays and the Temptations as well as a host of regional acts ranging from Blues, Jazz, Rock, R&B, & Soul.

Through the late 90's and through 2007, Joe was a staple front man and singer for many midwestern variety bands. In 2007, Joe quit perfoming for corporate events and high end weddings to pursue his own music.

General Info

Band Members
Kent Burnham- Drums, Paul Roberts- Keys, Jake Blanton-guitars, Bill Mckemy-Bass, Stan Kessler- tpt, Aaron SImcon- Sax, Steve Dekker- Bone, Val PRice- bac Vox
Artist Name
Joe Athon
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/joeathon
Genres
Singer Songwriter / Jazz / rock

Contact Info

Location
Overland Park, KS

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