Jon Knox is an American session drummer, producer, beatmaker and composer.
His musical talents have been nominated for Grammy and Dove awards. He has recorded, toured and appeared on numerous television and radio broadcasts that have spanned the globe.
His drumming is compelling, creative and he has received distinction as being an inspiration to players of all musical styles.
His diverse playing experience has led him to work amongst widely acclaimed artists and members of such groups including Adam Again, Rage Against the Machine, White Heart, Blind Melon, No Doubt, Audio Adrenaline, Wooten Brothers, John Elefante, Great White, Crystal Lewis, Steve Cropper, Mandisa of American Idol, Carman, DC Talk, Tyrone Wells, The Bus Boys, Ray Parker Jr., Otis Day and many others.
To date, Jon is the drummer for The Union of Sinners and Saints. The Union features members from two of the best selling Christian Rock bands of all time, Petra and Whiteheart. He also lent his drum skills to the the electronic progressive rock outfit Future User for their debut release. The band is composed of Rage Against the Machine bassist, Tim Commerford, along with multi-instrumentalist Jordan Tarlow on keys and producer, Brendan O'Brien on guitars.
Working alongside these multifarious artists allowed him to expand into a very versatile musician. He further pursued his love for music by teaching himself to play guitar, bass and to compose and produce music.
Currently, you can find him involved in recording, remixing, making beats, scoring and producing projects.
Also, he continues to compose and produce music for artists and several music library companies. His compositions are in these genres of music: Rock, Alternative, Hip Hop, Pop, Indie, R&B and Electronica.
Credits include: MTV, Sirius & XM Radio, Viacom, OWN, TLC, NBC Sports, Speed Channel, HBO, FOX Sports, CI Games, CBS Sports, Ayars Animation Inc., Shaw Communications, Deliverance Films, Play Ltd. and Discovery.
"Jon is one of the most (or the most) "IN THE POCKET" hard hitting drummers I have ever worked with and a GREAT guy to be around which we all know is half the gig!!"
-John Elefante - Singer/Producer [Kansas, Mastedon, Recording Artist]
"Jon is a brilliant musical force. He brings talent, experience, focus and positivity to the table and is a fabulous soul to boot. I do not give undeserved compliments - Jon is a great one."
-Brian O'Neal - Pianist, Vocalist, Composer, Producer [The Bus Boys]
-Tim Commerford - Bassist [Rage Against The Machine, AudioSlave]
"AMAZING Drummer and all around musician!"
-Steve Lamm - Grammy Award Winning Engineer, Producer, Guitarist [TobyMac, Casting Crowns]
-Romeo Williams - Bassist/Producer [Elton John, Brian Eno, Maxi Priest]
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The Union of Sinners and Saints Featuring Members of Petra and Whiteheart
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