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Music video for Jon's song "Devil's Canyon" from his recent EP release "Medium".

The world's first solar powered mobile recording studio made a stop at the Live on Green Festival in Pasadena last year. Jon recorded three songs in their one-of-a-kind RV studio.
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Jon Licht is a singer/songwriter, composer and producer based out of Los Angeles. Jon grew up in Michigan where he was surrounded by a very musical family and continued in the tradition by studying classical piano from a young age. Jon performed with concert and jazz bands in school and was a member of the Michigan State Honors Choir at 13 years old. Jon began writing and producing his own songs while in high school where he also began focusing more on guitar. Upon graduating high school Jon began community college while continuing to prolifically write and produce his original music.


After two years taking mainly general education courses Jon was offered a job by his uncle, composer, Daniel Licht. Jon began working as his assistant, learning the trade of composing for TV and Film which had always intrigued him. Within a couple years Jon was writing music for television shows, feature films and video games. Most notably Jon contributed additional music to Showtime's "Dexter" for all 8 seasons. Jon also wrote and performed several original songs that were featured in the hit series.


While Jon continues to collaborate with his uncle Dan, he has also continued his constant production of original songs. In 2011 he digitally released a collection of his written for Dexter. A year later he was asked to write and produce a song for the end credits of Bethesda's hit video game "Dishonored." Jon co-wrote, produced and performed "Honor For All," an upbeat, electronic rock-ballad. The song was an instant hit among the game's fans and has gained over 2 million views on YouTube.

In 2012 Jon's child-hood friend Paul Haapaniemi moved to LA from Michigan and the two re-connected musically. The singer/songwriters came together with Los Angeles native Ally Cool to form The Roustabouts, a folk/rock jam band that is known for their spontaneous and inclusive live performances. Over the past 5 years Jon and The Roustabouts have performed all over the country while producing two original full length albums. Their self-titled release in 2012 and "Little Brother" in 2016 were written by Jon and Paul and produced by Jon.


In early 2016 Jon put out his debut solo EP "Silence & the Still." A 5-track alt/indie rock release featuring "Freedom Song" and "Circles" which have garnered much positive attention. Over the summer Jon contributed additional music for FreeForm's original series "Guilt."


Jon is currently preparing to release his follow up EP "Medium" in March 2017. On Medium, Jon has once again teamed up with grammy-winning producer/engineer ToneDef. Jon is currently working on a music video for his first single from the EP, "Your Crown."


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    Jon Licht

    Silence & the Still

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    Original Songs from Showtime's "Dexter"

    Jon Licht

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    Honor For All - Dishonored Original Soundtrack

    Jon & Daniel Licht

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    The Racket Boys - Original Soundtrack

    Jon Licht feat. Jessica Fichot


Jon has contributed original score to over 100 episodes of TV, numerous feature films, video games and other media projects. Most notably Jon contributed additional music to all 8 seasons of Showtime's Dexter. Jon also wrote and performed numerous original songs for the show. In season 4 finale, Jon and his Uncle Dan appear in the wedding band where they perform at Dexter's wedding to Rita.

Jon also forayed into the video game world as he contributed music for two Silent Hill games. Jon wrote a significant amount of score for both Silent Hill Downpour and Book of Memories. Jon also wrote and produced a song with Mary Elizabeth Mcglynn called "Now We're Free" for Book of Memories.

In 2009 at the age of 25 Jon scored his first feature film, Exquisite Corpse, a horror film by Scott Russell. The film starred Steve Sandvoss, Nicole Vicius and Guillermo Diaz.

In 2011 Jon would begin a series of collaborations with long-time friend, writer/director, Brandon Willer. Jon provided the score and original songs to Brandon's first feature film "The Racket Boys." A surreal indepedent comedy in the style of old French cinema. The film starring Paul Haapaniemi, Dannikke Walkker and Brandon Willer, followed the three up the coast from LA to SF on a journey of self-evaluation and discovery.

Jon scored Brandon's short film "Honeypie" in 2014. Jon provided a haunting score to this look into the lives of a small cult. In 2015 Jon provided score and numerous original songs to the independent kids comedy "Rescue Dogs." The quirky film, starring rescued animals, follows a man as he tries to save his beach shack restaurant from an evil corporation. Jon's song "Rescue You," which he wrote specifically for the film was featured in the opening and closing credits.

In 2016 Jon wrote additional music for Freeform's drama "Guilt." A murder mystery series inspired by the Amanda Knox story. Recently, Jon also collaborated with uncle Daniel Licht on the trailer music for the smash hit video game Dishonored 2.




The Roustabouts are a folk/rock jam band that formed when Jon and long time friend Paul Haapaniemi met LA native Ally Cool. The three went from playing acoustic covers at their local bar to performing all over the country and self-producing two full length albums. With Jon and Paul splitting song-writing duties and Jon producing, the group has found a following on the West-side of Los Angeles performing regularly at Sonny Mclean's Irish Pub in Santa Monica. Their latest album "Little Brother" was released in June 2016.