John holds a BA in Music from UCSC and MFA in Jazz Performance, from CalArts mentored by George Marsh and Joe LaBarbera respectively.
John has extensive studio session experience with multiple artists and ensembles: Radio Mystery, A Perfect Alibi; James Brandon Lewis, Moments; the Brian Havey Trio, Residence. John has also done multiple sessions with Prairie Sun Records, Tiny Telephone Studios, and has accompanied numerous artists from the New Vintage Artists label in Sebastopol, CA.
John is currently a member of THE THUGZ, a beloved Sonoma county group, in addition to teaching private lessons and ensemble courses focusing on rock and jazz genres.
Drums, Guitar, Piano and Ukulele