Loyola University Chicago

Department of Fine and Performing Arts


Jon Deitemyer

Title/s: Instructor of Drum Set

Office #: Mundelein 168

Phone: 773.508.7178

E-mail: jdeitemyer@luc.edu


Jon Deitemyer has quickly earned his place among a new breed of creative, expressive jazz drummers. Grammy-winning singer Patricia Barber raves: “Jon Deitemyer is the drummer everybody wants right now…” and Chicagojazz.com says: “Jon Deitemyer has earned a reputation as a must-hear drummer and doesn't disappoint.” He graduated summa cum laude from the esteemed University of North Texas and spent substantial time at the Banff Centre for the Arts. In only a short professional career, Jon has performed/recorded with Patricia Barber, Matt Ulery’s “Loom”, Grazyna Auguscik, Zach Brock, Phil Markowitz, Ben Paterson, Kurt Rosenwinkel, and countless others. Jon released his debut album “Collected Shorts” in 2010. In addition, Jon’s role in music education has grown rapidly: he has earned an Illinois Arts Council grant for education, and in addition to his role at Loyola University Chicago has taught for DePaul University's Community Music Program and the Chicago Academy for the Arts.