Jon Di Fiore is a drummer/composer performing throughout greater New Jersey/New York City. Major projects include three albums of his own compositions: Two Sided Truth (2017) and Yellow Petals (2014, Third Freedom Music) featuring the Jon Di Fiore Trio, and Patience (2012) for mixed ensemble featuring saxophonist Rich Perry and trumpeter Joe Magnarelli. His music is a fresh yet insightful take on the jazz tradition, influenced by classical, modern, and world music. Di Fiore earned a B.M. from New Jersey City University and an M.M. from William Paterson University.
Di Fiore’s unique style intertwines his range of influences with the sensitivity and expression of a truly refined collaborator. In addition to his own groups, Jon Di Fiore performs and records with some of the most sought-after musicians in NYC, including Steve LaSpina, Joel Frahm, Rich Perry, Billy Drewes, Randy Brecker, Matthew Fries, Steve Davis, Scott Robinson, Paul Meyers, Joe Magnarelli and Jim Ridl.