New Orleans native Jonathan Phillip Moffett began playing drums at the early age of six. By the age of ten, Jonathan was performing with his older brothers in a High School dance band. His gifted abilities on the kick drum earned him the nickname "Sugarfoot."
Aside from working on movie soundtracks including Eddie Murphy's"Coming to America" and Madonna's "Truth or Dare", Jonathan also found time to work on a solo project, tour with Janet Jackson, and complete his portion of a Time Warner Drum Lesson book and CD entitled "Lessons with the Greats". Jonathan's solo project "Rhythmic Circles", a drum loop sampling CD with over 175 drum loops in multiple music styles was released on the Voice Crystals record label. Jonathan spent much of the 80's and 90's recording and working with producer Patrick Leonard. Notably, Jonathan recorded with Julian Lennon, Peter Cetera, Richard Marxand Elton John. Jonathan has performed with the smash hit Italian artist,Vasco Rossi. In any scenario, Jonathan continues to positively influence many people with his musical talents.
In 2009, Jonathan was set to do the "This Is It" world tour with Michael Jackson when the tragic event occurred. Today he continues to express his love and appreciation for Michael through tribute shows and clinics, with the most recent being a 5-city tour in Australia in Fall 2010.