About Jon

Jon Varto was raised in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, but his talent and passion for music came to life on Christmas Eve when he received his first guitar at the age of six. At his young adolescent age with his childhood friends he formed a band. Practicing late nights and during the Ethiopian revolution of 1978, risking all for their band.Soon after the SEVAN BAND was formed and it was the beginning of their passion for music. In 1986 conditions in Ethiopia were unstable, leading him to journey to Los Angeles, California. He continued his musical career, performing as a professional vocalist.From his enchanting melodies, romantic Italian ballads, and inspirational Amharic songs to his vibrant Spanish flavor, Jon Varto has captivated listeners from all over the world. Jon Varto’s international sound has brought joy to an array of celebrities. Having performed with some of the industries best musicians, Jon Varto has established high standards with his music.The album “GIORNI” was the winner of AMFA music awards. Currently Jon Varto’s songs are being played with DMX (See Below “Request Jon Varto’s Music”).To book an Event or order a CD email jon@jonvarto.com or call (562) 895-3400

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