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    One of the most prolific singer/songwriters around, Jon Gibson has crossed paths with some of music's top Artists. People like Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Rick James, Miles Davis, Sammy Davis Jr., Nelson Riddle, Andre Crouch and MC Hammer to name a few. He was a dominate force in CCM and Gospel Music for more than a decade producing a string of 22 Top 5 Hits and 9 no.1 songs, a CCM "Album of the Year". His smash hit "Jesus Love ya" still holds the record as the longest playing no.1 single in Christian music history. One of only a handful of Artists to influence both the "Gospel" and "Mainstream" music scene, Jon has been featured in TIME/LIFE'S "100 Greatest Albums in Christian Music" along with being a center piece in the CBS documentary "Rhythm Of The Heart" the roots and history of Gospel Music, hosted by the former anchor of "Good Morning America"

    Jon's unique vocal tone, similar to that of Hathaway and Wonder along with his masterful ability to phrase melody and lyrics has made him a cult favorite amongst R&B and Soul music enthusiasts around the world. His timeless songs, thought provoking lyrics and infectious grooves have crossed several generations and continue to influenced many of today's top music makers and performers. There is a positive and uplifting theme in all of Jon's recordings that touch the hearts of people of all ages, backgrounds and religious beliefs. His compositions have been the focus of study at several major universities such as UC Berkeley and his arrangements have gained him international respect among musicians.

    Jon married Lisa Rea Gibson, an industry professional in 1995, and since then have had three children; Jonathon Thomas Gibson 11, James Robert Gibson 10, and Jesse Earl Gibson 2 years and 6 months. Jon is currently in the studio recording his 10th solo release entitled "The Horizons of Knowing" which will be ready for release in late November/early December. Inspired by the recent death of Jon's beloved father Stanley Earl Gibson, the project is dedicated to his life and memory. Jon is currently seeking a home for the project and a publishing deal with a growing catalog of over 120 published works and 300 unpublished songs.

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