Dr. Jon Stewart

Music Business Course Leader

Jon was the lead guitarist and co-songwriter for 90s Britpop band Sleeper, who enjoyed three UK Top 5 albums and nine UK Top 40 singles plus multiple UK and world tours. Jon has also recorded as a session player for artists such as KD Lang and Mel C (Spice Girls), authored a long-running column on the music business for Guitarist magazine, and is co-founder of the film and television music supervision company Music4Movies.org.

Following Sleeper’s successful reunion tours in 2017-18, which included two large sold out shows in London and an appearance on the main stage at Latitude Festival, the band recorded their fourth album with legendary UK producer Stephen Street (Smiths, Blur, Cranberries).

Jon is also a widely published researcher in popular music and popular culture, and holds a PhD from University of Southampton.

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