New Folk/Americana singer-songwriter Jon Darren releases his debut EP next Friday 10/6/17. The project, titled “Raven”, is a collection of love ballads done mostly in an acoustic stripped-down production style that showcases Darren’s troubadour chops. Packed with emotion and authenticity, Jon Darren’s 8 original songs and 4 cover tunes are performed with passion and soul [...]
Jon Darren announced his debut EP will be called "Raven" and also shared the project's cover art. The EP will consist of some of his first original songs written & recorded in last few months after a shift in thinking which, he says, bordered on a spiritual awakening. The SF Bay Area singer/songwriter has received [...]
Cover of John Prine's song written after he got out of the army. Jon dedicated this performance to his grandfather (1st Marines, Okinawa, WWII) and Uncle Kevin (Army, Vietnam). Special thanks to all who've served. Note the high-profile cameo early by Darren's unbelievably magnetic and charisma-dripping 9 year old son, Dominic, who took time out [...]
Folk/Americana artist Jon Darren published a video revealing one of his secret tricks to writing songs along with insights as to the singer/songwriter's values.
Jon Darren has released an acoustic cover of the Counting Crows song "Round Here". This recording features Jon on vocals and acoustic guitar paired with a cello performance played by Natasha Jaffe. Sparse, warm and slightly melancholy, this rendition of a 90s Top40 tune is the first recording ever released from the folk/Americana singer and [...]
Jon Darren was received well at his first performance for live-breathing humans recently at the famed Starry Plough in Berkeley, CA. Big thank yous are owed to all who attended what could very well be described one day as a historical moment in music. Though he wouldn't say officially, it's assumed that Darren chose this [...]
Jon Darren, a brand new singer and songwriter who recently began performing and recording his brand of Folk/Americana in and around the San Francisco Bay Area, has just launched his official website. The site jondarren.net will include latest news, music, videos, tour dates and info on this quirky cat with a passion for acoustic instruments [...]