Jon Z Bowser (1966-present) is a dynamic and soulful singer/songwriter,
guitarist and frontman born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts, with
over thirty years of performance experience from New England to Maui,
Hawaii to Nashville Tennessee. Bowser is an electrifying performer with
musical roots based firmly in the blues peppered with originality and
Bowser is well regarded in New England as the founder and bandleader of
the blues rock quartet Strong Waters from 1988 to 1993. Strong Waters
regularly performed at The Channel in Boston as the opening act for The
Guess Who, Foghat, Max Creek, James Cotton, Kingfish, Charlie Farren and
many other national acts. Strong Waters is best known for the classic
party tune The Beer Goggle Song which Bowser penned in 1988 while
attending the University of Massachusetts.
When Strong Waters disbanded in 1993 Bowser continued to write and
perform as a solo acoustic artist averaging 200 gigs a year in New
England and in Maui, Hawaii where Bowser completed the CD `Anything Ever
Gonna Change ?` which features a sizzling remake of Richie Haven’s
Freedom and a beautiful tribute to the island of Maui, Hawaii aptly
titled Old Maui. Bowser’s CD
Anything Ever Gonna Change?
is available at
under the artist’s name.
In 2019 Bowser legally migrated to Music City, Nashville Tennessee. In
Nashville you will see Jon Z Bowser performing blues, blues rock, and
original compositions. Expect to see Bowser creating in the studio,
performing regularly and writing. Bowser’s videos are currently showing
on this website and on YouTube under the artist name
Jon Z Bowser.