Later, moved to Viena, where he co-founded the band “The Express Train” alongside, Harold Taylor. As an independent artist, he moved across Viena, Guatemala and New York for shows, networking, collaborations and inspiration.
In May 2014, he released his first single “Swimming” featuring Estefani Brolo. This song got Jono on the spotlight across central america and entered the top 20 on Guatemala’s radio.
In March 2015, he released his second single “We Are Kids” which got him again on the top 20 in Guatemala’s radio scene, top 100 songs of the year in central america and radio play on El Salvador’s radio Femenina. On December that year he went on a mini tour through El Salvador with the local band, Tónico 86.
Besides playing shows throughout different countries, he played the central american Empire Music Festival “EMF" on April 2015 and he opened the show for “Natalia Lafourcade” on July 2016.
In October 2016, he released “We Go Up” as a collaboration with the producer Bumont. The track instantly received great reviews and became No. 1 on Guatemala’s radio for several weeks.
His music became noted for displaying a wide variety of styles and influences but maintaining that funky R&B vibe to it.
Jono's debut EP entitled "The Fight EP" is out now.