Jonathan Arons

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Jonathan Arons
Genres Dance
Occupation(s) Trombonist/dancer

Jonathan Arons is a New York City based freelance trombonist, actor, singer, and dancer who has made a number of appearances on television, most notably for his "trombone dance" in which he plays his trombone and then dances energetically (whilst still holding his trombone).[1]

He had graduated from Oberlin Conservatory with a BM in Jazz Performance, and has a degree in Biochemistry from Oberlin College.

He is a first degree black belt in shotokan karate.[1]

He plays on the Dave Holland Big Band Grammy winning album Overtime.[citation needed]


His North American television appearances include The Tonight Show, Today Show Weekend, Steve Harvey's Big Time Challenge (a popular YouTube clip)[1] and in the UK he has appeared on When Will I Be Famous? on the BBC in show 2 as the third act of its Side Show section,[2] and on the BBC show The Slammer.

America's Got Talent[edit]


Week Song
Audition "Bad Girls" Donna Summer N/A Advanced
Vegas Verdicts "Car Wash" Rose Royce N/A Advanced
Top 40
Group 2
"Let's Groove"
"Boogie Wonderland"
Earth, Wind, and Fire 6 Eliminated