prolific studio violinist who has worked in nearly every genre of music and
recorded with a wide variety of artists and groups, including Anastacia, Clint Black, Stanley Clarke, George Duke,
Earth, Wind & Fire, David Foster, Vince Guaraldi,
Hanson, The Isley Brothers, Michael Jackson, k.d. lang, The Manhattan
Transfer, Thomas Newman, James Otto, Lisa Marie Presley, A.B. Quintanilla
III, Diana Ross, Lalo Schifrin, Frank Sinatra,
J.D. Souther, Mel Torme,
Kyle Vincent, Caroline Waters, Christopher Young, and Frank Zappa.
John has also
been busy in the movie studio, performing on the soundtracks of The Big Bounce, Dreamgirls, Jarhead, A League Of Their Own, Life,
Love At First Bite, Matrix Revolutions, National Treasure, The Players Club, Sudden Impact, and Sunset Boulevard. You may have even heard him on TV,
as he has been a regular contributor to the scores of Battlestar Galactica
and The Simpsons.
albums he appears on include Church: Songs of Soul and Inspiration, The Civil War (featuring songs from
the Frank Wildhorn musical, performed by some of
the biggest country music stars of today), Rock and Roll Doctor:
Lowell George Tribute Album, So
Amazing: An All-Star Tribute To
Luther Vandross, and XM Watercolors—Silver.
have heard him without even knowing it: John plays violin on the soundtrack
to the Ratatouille video