Impressive performance!”

— Hyvinkään Sanomat, Helsinki, FINLAND

Persson is a real whiz on those ivories!” - Misha Berson, Theater Critic

— Seattle Times, Seattle, USA

. . . a new listener experience, where one is impressed by the virtuosity, the soft tones, an exquisite listening experience.”

— Östersundsposten, Östersund, SWEDEN

. . . accordionist extraordinaire Jon Persson does an impressive solo version of some French cabaret standards.” - Joe Adcock, Theater Critic

— Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Seattle, USA

Divine!” - Oscar Hedlund, Music Critic

— Dagens Nyheter, Stockholm, SWEDEN

Jon Persson performed both popular songs on a non-keyboard style accordion, and intricate classical pieces on the standard-keyboard instrument. Wonderful! He is a marvelous musician, plus explains the music well. ” - Chris Lunn, Founder, Victory Music

— Victory Review, Seattle, USA

Incredible! Thank you! This was great experience, so fun and the music was great and Jon was so accommodating to our space and the amount of people in it, would definitely book again! :)” - Yelizaveta M.

— Russian Cafe "Korotchka", Seattle, USA

If you need an accordion player, choose Jon Persson. Jon Persson was amazing. Not only did he come dressed for our Oktoberfest party, he played amazing!! I would highly recommend Jon for any entertainment need.” - Lindsay L.

— Brookdale Ormond Beach, Ormond Beach, Florida

Great entertainment. Very professional and talented performer!” - John F.

— The Belletini, Bellevue, Washington

Great Musician! Played piano during Valentine's Day dinner at our restaurant. Jon played classic music for our guests and we had many positive comments. I would highly recommend him and hope to use him again for future special events. Best of all, he made it through a snowstorm which speaks to his reliability. Thanks Jon!” - Tom

Bellevue Hilton, Solarium Kitchen, Bellevue, Washington

Perfect ambiance for our Bastille Day celebration. He played many french favorites including La Vie en Rose. He is a gifted musician and a pleasure to work with.” - Mary D.

Edmonds Petanque Club, Seattle, Washington

Excellent! Jon was a wonderful musician whose performance took our Bastille Day party to another level. We hope to hire him every year.” - Brian T.

Daphne's Bar


DAGENS NYHETER, Stockholm, Sweden


While Jon is busking in the Stockholm Subway, the classical music critic from Stockholm's leading newspaper (Dagens Nyheter) writes a whimsical article about the effect of the music.  (English translation to come soon)


The Russian Accordion: Bayan

One of the L.A. Time's music critics does an interview about the nature of the Russian classical accordion, the Bayan

LÄNSTIDNINGEN, Östersund, Sweden

"Classical On Accordion"

A Swedish interview from the 80's about classical music played on the accordion. (English translation to come soon)

TRADEWINDS, St. John, US Virgin Islands

Interview for the Jadan Museum

Article promoting a concert for the Ivan Jadan Museum (Legendary Russian Opera Singer of the 1920's-'30's)


"Concert Experience"

Norwegian interview with local newpaper classical music critic. (English translation to come soon)


"Polish Diva" Cabaret Show Review

Review of the hit show created by New York singer/comedienne/diva Terry Palasz


"International accordions in Kuhmo"

"Jon Persson works in his home country, performing as a concert artist,
mixing concert and entertainment music with his instrument. He was also a guest on Swedish Radio."