A grand prize winner in the Nashville Music City Song Festival and multi-finalist in the American Song Festival, John's songs have been featured on “The Sopranos” (A&E network tv), TNN (The Nashville network), VH1 “Driven” (featuring Grammy winner, Usher), “The fabulous life of country stars” (VH1), MTV, ABC TV “General Hospital” and in Hollywood movies, worldwide overhead retail store radio, games and advertisements. Staff writer on projects for the head of Hollywood MCA publishing in the 80’s. He has done shows with War, Tower of Power, Sons of Champlin (Grammy winner Bill Champlin formerly of Chicago), Simon & Garfunkel, Chad & Jeremy, The Coasters, Dobie Gray, Gary US Bonds, Lady Bo (Bo Diddley's lady guitarist) and performed with members of Sly and the Family Stone, Pam Tillis', Tommy Castro's and John Lee Hooker's bands. Featured vocally on an album produced by James E. Myers (aka Jimmy D Knight) composer of the iconic song, “Rock around the clock”, John's songs also featured on UK CD release “California Love In” (also featuring Steppenwolf of “Born to be wild” fame).
Accordion, Acoustic Lead Guitar, Acoustic Rhythm Guitar, Banjo, Drums, Electric Lead Guitar, Electric Rhythm Guitar, Flute, Keyboard, Mandolin, Musician, Organ, Piano, Saxophone