Location: Brooklyn, NY
Influences: Jim Croce, Elvis, Tony Bennette, Grand Funk Railroad, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill
Albums to Check Out: “Simply J.R.” (2002); “Unplugged” (2003); “For All Our Heroes” (2004)
Highlights: In response to the 9/11 tragedy that hit so close to home, John released “For All Our Heroes,” a single CD which he distributed to area police departments and fire houses, and received recognition from politicians and community groups, including the 2004 Community Association Award.
Comments: Be sure to check out John’s “Unplugged” album. This album highlights John’s songwriting abilities, and brings me back to my college days, hanging out in the local coffee house. Give it a listen!