Jack Sonni Bio, Wiki, Death, Age, Education, Networth, Family and More

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Jack Sonni was an American writer, musician and marketing executive, best known as "the other guitarist" in Dire Straits during the band's Brothers in Arms era.

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How old was Jack Sonni?

He was 68 years 8 Month(s) 21 day(s) old.

Jack Sonni Biography and Wiki:

He was a professional American Musician. His nickname was Jack. Do you know? What was the Date of birth of Jack Sonni? Where was born Jack Sonni? He was born in Indiana, Pennsylvania, U.S. on 09 December, 1954 (Thursday) . When die Jack Sonni? Where die Jack Sonni? How died Jack Sonni? He died at U.S on 30 August, 2023 (Wednesday) for lung cancer. Everybody want to know that how much age of Jack Sonni? Age of Jack Sonni was 68 years 8 Month(s) 21 day(s) old. Every person searched that what is the Country, Nationality and Continent of Jack Sonni? His Country name was United States, Nationality was American and Americas Continent. Always came question from mind that What religion does Jack Sonni belong to? He belong to Christianity Religion.

Jack Sonni Education:

Most of the people search on google for Where studied Jack Sonni? Jack Sonni studied from universitiy- University of Connecticut. What is Educational Qualification of Jack Sonni? So for your kind information, His Educational Qualification was Graduated with literature.

Jack Sonni Family & Relationship status:

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Jack Sonni Net worth & Luxury:

The most valuable thing, which you must need to know the Jack Sonni Net Worth & Luxury information. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider: The Net Worth of Jack Sonni was around 2 to 5 Million US dollars. Check the below table for more details about His Luxury information.


After graduating, he was introduced to New York session guitarist Elliott Randall (famous for his solo on the hit "Reelin' In the Years") by keyboardist Michael Holmes, a graduate of Eastman and bandmate of Tony Levin and Steve Gadd. Randall became a mentor and teacher and convinced Sonni to move to NYC and begin his career. Jack lived in NYC from 1976 through 1985 initially trying to break into session work but began focusing on his own band. In the late 1970s, Sonni's band The Leisure Class had become a Monday night fixture at Kenny's Castaways on Bleecker Street in Greenwich Village, the place for up and coming acts.

In the fall of 1977, he went to work at Alex Music on 48th Street in Manhattan. In 1978 he started working at the newly opened Rudy's Music Stop, owned by luthier Rudy Pensa, where he met members of Dire Straits, first David and then Mark Knopfler.

He visited the Knopflers in London, and after David (and then Hal Lindes) left the band, Sonni was asked to join the band for the 1984 recording sessions for Brothers in Arms and the subsequent tour. Jack accepted,[1] and played guitar synthesizer on "The Man's Too Strong." Sonni also played the Live Aid concert at Wembley, on July 13, 1985, with Dire Straits.

After his collaboration with Dire Straits, Sonni contributed to other musicians' works but ended his professional musical career when his twin daughters were born in 1988. He began a second career as a marketing executive, first at Seymour Duncan, then Rivera Guitar Amplifiers followed by several years as director of marketing communications at Line 6, a manufacturer of digital technology products for musicians. He was instrumental in the development and launch of POD - which he named and gave the product its legendary shape. In 2001, he became vice president of marketing communication for Guitar Center,[2] a position he left in 2006.

In the summer of 2006, Sonni left Guitar Center to write literature, and moved to San Jose del Cabo in 2007, then to Healdsburg, California, until January 2012, when he relocated to Brooklyn for a short time.

He was writer-in-residence and House Manager at the Noepe Center for Literary Arts on Martha's Vineyard until its closing in 2017. He had also returned to playing music on a regular basis with his band, The Leisure Class. He appeared regularly with other former members of Dire Straits in the DSL, Dire Straits Legacy project.


What was the profession of Jack Sonni?

His profession was Musician.

What was the real name of Jack Sonni?

His real name was John Thomas Sonni.

Where was Jack Sonni Born?

He was born in Indiana, Pennsylvania, U.S..

What was the Date of Death of Jack Sonni?

The date of death was 30 August, 2023 (Wednesday) of Jack Sonni.

What was the death of cause of Jack Sonni?

Jack Sonni death of cause was lung cancer.

What was the Date of Birth of Jack Sonni?

The date of birth was 09 December, 1954 (Thursday) of Jack Sonni.

Who was wife of Jack Sonni?

His wife name was do not share his name.