Jonathan Michael Howard is a songwriter, producer and current touring member of Paramore. In 2004, shortly after graduating high-school, Jon moved to Lancaster, California to join the Forefront Records band, Dizmas. After hundreds of shows and three records, members of Dizmas moved on. Jon moved to Nashville, Tennessee in early 2009. There, he joined Stellar Kart, where he played until the summer of 2010. and began pursuing songwriting. Jon has since written songs for several prominent artists. Works include songs for Kutless, as well as songs for Disciple and Addison Road. In the summer of 2010, Jon began touring with the band Paramore as an additional rhythm guitar player, keyboardist and percussionist. He recently formed the band General Ghost, together with Kyle Rictor. They released their first EP entitled "Give Me To The Waves" on January 17, 2012. It is available to download online from iTunes, Amazon and the band's website.