Jon Wurster

Jon Wurster is . . . um . . . the other half of the renowned comedy duo Scharpling & Wurster, who have been . . . ah, forget it. Jon has been the drummer for indie rock pioneers Superchunk since 1991. He has also lent his percussive talents to such artists as Robert Pollard, Ryan Adams, R.E.M., the Mountain Goats, Alejandro Escovedo, Marah, Rocket from the Crypt, and Charlie Daniels. Jon gives voice to all of the characters on the popular Scharpling & Wurster CDs.


WFMU is an independent, volunteer-run, listener-supported, freeform radio station broadcasting from Jersey City, New Jersey, and every Tuesday night at 8 PM Tom Scharpling takes over the airwaves.