Jonathan Tea

Rank #7 US Neptune, NJ Singer Songwriter / Alternative / Rock


Sounds Like: Mumford and Sons, Rufus Wainwright, Glen Hansard, Dawes, The Lumineers

Bio: Born into a musical family, Jonathan Tea began learning piano at age 7 and started songwriting shortly after. At age 8, he began playing trumpet. By age 13, he had picked up guitar and bass. By the time he graduated high school he had completed his first musical score for a full wind orchestra. H... See Full Bio

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“Tea’s sound is lush and full, and neither overwrought nor self-important. His songwriting shows impeccable taste, and his performances bespeak both great skill and measured restraint. That the album entire is the result of one artist’s creativity is shocking, it is so round, complex, full of perspective and subtle profundity.”
—  Sean McCauley, Sonic Smash Music
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The Soundtrack
Feb 9, 2012
Ever been in a situation in life where you just hear music that isn't there? As... [more]
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    Ghosts Released on Jul 5, 2013


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  • Fri

    Apr 18

    Lancaster, PA, US | 7:45pm

    Lancaster, PA, US
    Fri Apr 18 7:45pm


    I'm really excited to have been invited to play at the 2014 LAUNCH Music Conference & Festival in Lancaster, PA this year. Lots of industry folks will be there, so come out if you're nearby and make some noise! Let's make things happen!

  • Fri

    May 2

    New York City, NY, US | 7:30pm
    The Sissy Gamache Show
    New York City, NY, US
    Fri May 02 7:30pm


    My first live TV appearance! I'm honored to have been invited to be a guest on the Sissy Gamache Show, Friday, May 2nd @ 7:30pm. My birthday! I'll be performing several songs live (including some from the upcoming new album!) and talking to Sissy about what's going on! If you're in NYC, you can catch the show live as it happens on TWC Channel 56, Fios Channel 34 or online at http://www.mnn.org/live/2-lifestyle-channel Tune in and turn on!

  • Sat

    Jun 21

    New York City, NY, US | 4:00pm
    Foley Square
    New York City, NY, US
    Sat Jun 21 4:00pm


    The awesome folks at makemusicny.org and the City of NYC are letting me do an outdoor show at Foley Square, right in front of the Courthouse in downtown NYC. I'll be having some friends play with me starting at 4pm. I'll take the stage at 6pm for a 2 hour sunset show! It'll be a dreamy summer night! Bring a chair if you want! Make Music NY on June 21, 2014 is a day of outdoor live music, all over the city, all day.

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  • The Decibel System (Artist) The Decibel System
    it's fun and rewarding to write and play..i liked your video at the national..thanks for the contact dBs
  • Richard D. Ruttenberg (Artist) Richard D. Ruttenberg
  • Corners of Sanctuary (Artist) Corners of Sanctuary
    "Hey great sounding tunes. We are digging it and are now a fan! Check out Corners of Sanctuary and if you like what you hear, fan us back!
  • Foster Mastering (Artist) Foster Mastering
    Thanks! Please keep me in mind if you're ever in need of mastering. I've got 18 years worth of experience, done time at Prince's Paisley Park Studios, Sony and Freq. Maste...
  • MikeWhitePresents (Artist) MikeWhitePresents
    wicked triptych John! Loving that fretless work on "the soundtrack", and beautifully dynamic acoustic stomp and slow build on the moody, heavy "man on the mountain"..great ...
  • 61Inch (Artist) 61Inch
    good work here! greetings and love from Heidelberg, Germany
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