Jonathan Bayer is a freelance musician, Jewish educator and storyteller in San Francisco.

Regular gigs:

He sometimes works for:


  • Weddings, Bar Mitzvahs, office parties, campfires– either solo or fronting a band. Contact for references.

More cool stuff:

  • CDs – “Favorites never heard before” and “Fanimals and Amilies”. Available for download on
  • The Bay Easy Brass Band
  • New York Historical Society– wrote and performed musical, “The Battle for Brooklyn”
  • The Jewish Museum– wrote and performed “Pharaoh’s Bad Day”
  • New York Transit Museum– wrote and performed “Steel Driving Man; stories and songs about everything that rides rails”
  •– scored and recorded portions music for learning English software

Contact Jon at

Come check out one of his public gigs: