John is a veteran of the local cover band scene. For over 25 years, he has played with bands such as Fat Mojo, The Outta Hand Band, Kinetic Punch, Terrible Chester, Still at Large, Vehicle, and the Grateful Dead cover band, Slipknot.

John is inspired by all of his favorite artists: Rush, Steely Dan, The Grateful Dead, The Who, The Beatles, Van Halen, Primus, Debussy, The Cars, Alabama Shakes, Frank Zappa, ELP, Willie Nelson, Satan and Adam…. There are just too many to list.

John is a southpaw guitarist with a wide vocal range and harmony-creating sensibilities that help create rich textures in the middle of a big band.