Jonathan Bauer is a New Orleans based musician and composer. He was born and raised in Alberta, Canada, and got his start as a musician in British Columbia where he performed with the Nanaimo Musician’s Association (NMA) Big Band. He received his Bachelors in Music from Vancouver Island University, and in 2014, moved all the way south to New Orleans where he received his Masters in Music from the University of New Orleans.
During his time in the United States, Jonathan has had the privilege to study under Ed Peterson, Victor Atkins, Jeremy Davenport, and Ashlin Parker, among others. In addition to being a standing member of the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, Jonathan is an active bandleader with the Jonathan Bauer Project. Jonathan is honored to have shared the stage with the likes of Ingrid Jensen, Nicholas Payton, Christian Scott, Robert Glasper, Eric Bennet, Sheila E., Ledisi, Adonis Rose, Renee Neufville, the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, Trumpet Mafia, and the legendary Ellis Marsalis.