Jonathan Corona is a saxophonist based in Eugene, Oregon, where he is currently studying jazz at the University of Oregon.
Jonathan was born in October of 1995 in Los Angeles, California. At age 10, he moved to Bend, Oregon, which is where Jonathan's passion for the saxophone started. After discovering that his father, Cesar Corona, had played the saxophone as part of a mariachi band back when he lived in Mexico, Jonathan decided to follow in his footsteps and become a professional musician.
Starting at age 13, he was apart of many local groups who played in numerous venues around Central Oregon. Jonathan also led his own groups which emphasized the jazz genre, his main musical influence.
With hard work, Jonathan pursued his passion of music by furthering his education. After receiving a scholarship to the University of Oregon School of Music and Dance, he now resides in Eugene. He has obtained his Bachelor's in Jazz Studies in the spring of 2017 and is continuing his musical endeavor getting his Master’s at The University of Oregon.