Barber Jon "The Barber" Gutwillig (born April 1, 1974) is the founder and guitarist for the trance fusion jam band The Disco Biscuits. Since his part in founding the biscuits in 1995, Jon and bassist Marc Brownstein mostly share songwriting duties. Jon penned the rock opera Hot Air Balloon in 1998. His name " the barber" according to legend comes from his college days at University of Pennsylvania where he would take party goers and put them in a barber chair and feed them drinks. His biggest guitar influence is Wes Montgomery. He currently uses Becker guitars and Gibson Guitars.