Jonathan Zwartz is an Aria Award winning bassist, composer, producer, songwriter, music curator and live music advocate.

As double bassist, Jonathan has played with Pharoah Sanders, Branford Marsalis, Lionel Loueke, Kurt Elling, Nigel Kennedy, Mark Murphy, Annie Ross, Larry Goldings, Johnny Griffin, Terri-Lynn Carrington, Genesis Owusu, and Katie Noonan.

He has released three award winning albums under his own name ‘The Sea’, ‘The Remembering and Forgetting of the Air’ and ‘Animarum’, and two with Mike Nock, Julien Wilson and Hamish Stuart. He arranged and co-produced ‘Medicine Man’ for Martha Marlow, and is currently working on her second album recorded with Chris Abrahams, Ben Hauptmann and Hamish Stuart.

He is a co director of the monthly community concert initiative ‘The Starfish Club’ which recently celebrated its 25th year.

Jonathan is a writer representative on the board of APRA.