Born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y., John began playing guitar at the age of 9. He had his first Rock group called "The Oracles" by the age of 12, covering groups like The Beatles, The Stones and all Top 40 hits at that time. He played with a few other groups in and around New York City, until he settled down and raised a family. He currently resides in East Windsor, NJ and composes and records in his spare time in his home studio. His influences are The Beatles, George Harrison, Roy Orbison, The Traveling Wilburys, just to name a few. He also loves and composes different styles of music, when so inspired. Although guitar is his main instrument, he also plays some keyboard, drums, percussion and harmonica.