|Genres||Jazz, R & B|
John’s indelible voice was chosen to salute the first dance for Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, at President Barack Obama’s historic “Neighborhood Inaugural Ball” in January 2009. His rendition of “Have I Told You Lately That I Love You” literally brought the house down thanks to his smooth, contemporary style. Prior to that, in 2007, John wowed the crowd singing the Stevie Wonder classic “Isn’t She Lovely” after First Lady Michelle Obama’s historic speech in Denver, CO.
John has toured and recorded with five-time Grammy Award winning band TOTO, The Pet Shop Boys, Ashford & Simpson, Toshi Kubota, Keith Sweat and Taylor Dayne. In addition, his body of work includes many commercial jingles and Broadway's Earth, Wind, and Fire tribute “Hot Feet.” John is also a winner of both Mac and Bistro Awards for his work with “The Jenny Burton Experience” in 1997 and 1998.
Among the industry greats with whom John has worked are: Stevie Wonder, Sir. Elton John, Aretha Franklin, Mick Jagger, Jessye Norman, Sting, Dolly Parton, Lionel Richie, Melissa Etheridge, Smokey Robinson, James Taylor, Pharrell Williams, Joss Stone, Donald Fagan, Jennifer Hudson, Michael McDonald, Patti Labelle, John Legend, Justin Bieber, Alicia Keys, Robin Thicke, Mary J Blige, Carly Simon, and the list goes on ...
His recent recording credits include:
· Bruce Springsteen: “Heaven’s Wall” from the album “High Hopes” (2014)
· Rosanne Cash: “The River and the Thread” (2014)
Today, John can be found in his studio overseeing his various artistic endeavors. Stay tuned – his story continues to unfold.