Piano, Keyboard, Synths, Organ, Veteran Studio Pro, Pop, blues, Jazz, country, Soul, New Age for $99
Full time session piano Keyboard player, on major recordings for over 40 years
Styles include Pop, soul, R&B, Rockabilly, Country, Classical Crossover, Black Gospel, New Orleans Jazz, Funk,
John has recorded and performed in concert with Stevie Wonder, Donald Fagan of Steely Dan, Randy Newman, Smokey Robinson, Burt Bacharach, Bonnie Raitt, Willie Nelson, Freddie King, Long John Baldry, Dr. John, The Meters, Chuck Berry, Keith Emerson of Emerson Lake and Palmer, Mary Wells, Martha Reeves, Percy Sledge, Sam Moore, Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin, Jon Batiste of the Stephen Colbert Late Show, 2012, Canadian Blues awards nomination, Keyboard player of the year. In 1987, John was offered the position of Keyboard player and music director with Long John Baldry, (Father of the British Blues) the job formerly held by superstar Elton John. He was early influenced by Progressive Rock legend, Keith Emerson, of Emerson Lake and Palmer, and performed with him in concert in Canada in 2010, on Keys and lead vocals.
John was an in demand session keyboard player for 29 years in the San Francisco recording scene, Silicon Valley, on major releases, songwriters, film composers, and the pioneers of digital recording, including the founders of Digidesign Protools. He has degree in Classical music and jazz studies at the University of North Texas, and studies in Film scoring at San Jose State University. He played for 29 years with Songwriter hall of fame legend, Oscar, Grammy, Golden Glove, Paul Williams, the most successful songwriter of the 70s, (Rainbow Connection, Love Boat, Evergreen, Rainy Days and Mondays, Grammy LP of the Year with Daft Punk, 2014)
Credits include, Apple Computer, HBO, CBS Television, BBC, CBC Canada, Hey Hey it's Saturday, Australia, Demos for Grammy, Platinum, Oscar Winning Songwriter Paul Williams, 40 years experience in the Studios of San Francisco, LA, Vancouver.
Worked for 4 years in the largest Black Gospel Church in Oakland California on the Hammond Organ.
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