Jon Catler

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Jon Catler
Genres blues, jazz rock, contemporary music, microtonal music
Occupation(s) Composer, Guitarist
Instruments Guitar
Years active 1993–present
Labels FreeNote Records
Associated acts Catler Bros, Willie McBlind, Just Alap Raga Ensemble

Jon Catler is an American composer and guitarist specially known for playing microtonal guitars like 31-tone equal tempered guitar, a 62-tone just intonation guitar, and a fretless neck.[1] He is the member of Catler Bros and Willie McBlind bands.

Catler is the founder of microtonal music label, FreeNote Records[2] and has appeared in Montreal Jazz Festival.


  • 2009 - Bad Thing, Willie McBlind
  • 2007 - Find My Way Back Home, Willie McBlind
  • 2007 - Jon Catler: American Festival of Microtonal Music, Jon Catler
  • 2001 - Evolution for Electric Guitar and Orchestra, Jon Catler
  • 1998 - Birdhouse, Birdhouse
  • 1996 - Crash Landing, Catler Brothers
  • 1995 - Playtime, Michael Zentner
  • 1993 - Just Stompin', LaMonte Young
  • 1993 - Steel Blue, Steel Blue


  1. ^ François Couture, allmusic, Jon Catler, retrieved: 12/27/2012
  2. ^ FreeNote website, Jon Catler, retrieved: 12/27/2012

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