Jon Madof


BLIVET is Jon Madof’s newest project. Funded by Kickstarter in January 2015, the band is now recording their debut CD. The quartet is a mix of classic instrumental R&B and funk (The Meters, Booker T) with Downtown NYC madness. Check out BLIVET on Facebook and Twitter, and stay tuned…


Jon Madof is a guitarist and composer based in New York. He leads the 13-piece band Zion80 and the trio Rashanim, both on Tzadik Records. Performances include the Jewish Culture Festival (Krakow, Poland), Saalfelden Jazzfestival (Austria), Tzadik Festival (Poznan, Poland), Off New York Festival (Germany), Leipzig Jazz Festival, Glatt Und Verkehrt Festival (Austria), Washington DC Jewish Music Festival, Brooklyn Academy of Music and elsewhere in the US and Europe.

Jon has collaborated with musicians including John Zorn, Matisyahu, Marc Ribot, Frank London and many others. Press coverage includes the New York Times, NPR, Jazztimes Magazine, Israel National News and more.

This site is under construction and will be updated soon. In the meantime, check out Jon’s band Zion80

Guitarist and Composer