The industry-defining Downbeat Magazine as "a name to watch as a signature voice on the Los Angeles jazz scene" and described by LA Music Blog as "a musical juggernaut" Rowden's unique voice and penchant for combining driving, melodic-minded composition with free improvisation is turning heads across the country.
JONATHAN ROWDEN and his quartet has quickly gained a reputation as one of the foremost young creative-music artists in the diverse LA jazz and creative-music scene. Drawing from his classical, jazz and eclectic arts background, his aim is to create music that spans beyond traditional genres under the jazz umbrella and explore new territory. THE JONATHAN ROWDEN GROUP is an instrumental quartet that is one of Los Angeles’ most distinctive, cohesive, and original new voices. His newest album 'Skyward Eye' Supportive performances and master classes available.