Jon Shabaglian is a gifted artist who combines strong musicality with edifying lyrical content. Taking you on an engaging journey where you begin to feel the plans and purposes of our Creator in a personal way. Jon's desire is to use music as a vehicle to take God's hand and people's hand...and put them together. Jon has performed throughout Northern and Southern California as the lead singer and keyboardist of the band Return for 3 years. Such venues were Spirit West Coast (A Christian music festival attracting approximately 60,000 people annually), concerts with other groups such as Switchfoot, Tree 63, Larue, etc., as well as individual churches. He's recorded a professionally mixed and mastered CD selling a thousand copies. He also, traveled two summers with the band Lightstream as the lead vocalist and keyboardist, touring several city youth concerts and churches on the east coast of Australia. He has interviewed with and performed for local T.V. & radio stations including FOX Channel 24, ABC Channel 30, NBC Channel 47, and Infinity Broadcasting Radio Station Star 101. And now, in 2006, he has just finished up his first solo album entitled 'Stay Near' with 3 time Grammy nominated and 4 time dove award winner, producer Quinlan! This has been an amazing journey for Jon over the past 5 years, and it only continues to get bigger and better!