Jon Martin (B.Mus, MMus) is a Canadian/British musician and composer residing in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. His research examines the relationship between timbre, gesture, and the elicitation of emotion in recorded music. Jon has taken a particular interest in electroacoustic composition and alternative-progressive rock music, and writes and performs with his band, The New Weather Machine. He works as a musician and the chief engineer and music producer at Green Recording Company in Lethbridge, Canada. He is inspired by travel, early 20th-century Russian literature, new sound potential, and innovative creative processes.

Research interests include: Advanced audio production, music cognition, contemporary music history and production, timbral familiarity, expectation response, cultural sound studies, production analysis, electroacoustic and contemporary composition, and music performance.

Teaching Portfolio:

o History of Jazz
o History of Rock and Roll: 1948-1970
o History of Rock and Roll: 1968-1990
o Integra Contemporary and Electroacoustic Ensemble
o Music Theory V
o Introduction to Music
o Digital Audio for Multimedia