John is an acoustic guitarist living in central Ohio. Unencumbered by fame or fortune, he is pursuing the musical dream: performing, teaching, writing and recording. He has release five CDs, one instructional DVD and written Foundations for Great Guitar Playing a book/CD for beginning and intermediate guitarists. John performs regularly in central Ohio and keeps a full roster of students. His music has been played on NPR and numerous TV shows including Martha, The Good Wife, Biography A&E, Emeril Green, Underdog to Wonderdog and Art of the Athlete.
John is an Artist in Residence at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Several times each week he plays music at the bedside of oncology patients.
John is part of the Artist-in-the-Schools program of the Greater Columbus Arts Council. His presentations for students of any age combine music theory, history of the guitar, musical performance and a larger dose of humor.
In 1996 John co-founded the Vineyard Church of Columbus Worship Training Center. This eight week program teaches people how to develop their calling as musicians and small group worship leaders.