Elevator Pitch

Roadwise singer-songwriter with a voice from heaven and a soundtrack of groove and grit.

Press Links



Jane’s Joint NERFA 2012 Songwriting Competition
– Song: Radio Song.

Black Potatoe Music Festival Sampler 2006
– Song: Chasing Stars

First Mayday Art and Music Fest. Sampler 2004
– Song: Hey Lou

Fast Folk Magazine (FF701, Vol. 7, No. 1. April 1993)
– Song: Daddy Turned Grey

Artists Covering John

“All I Want to Do Is Dance”
Performed by: Margo Hennebach (Prime CD recording artist), and Kathleen Stieffel (MCA recording artist); Recorded by: Naked Blue in 2000 on their Bluetick release Thursday, October 21.

“One More Midnight”
Performed by: Kathleen Stieffel, Naked Blue

“Tied to a Tumbleweed”
Recorded by: Esther on her 2001 release Eve’s Lament.

Selected Production Credits

  • 2013: John Flynn, Heading For The Sun (Thunder Pumpkin Records)
  • 2013: Arlon Bennett, World Of Possibility (Red Sea Records)
  • 2012: John Flynn,  Khrismas Cool – single for Lambertville’s Historical Society compilation cd.
  • 2012: Jason Bonthron, Cyclops (A Lesser Unknown God)
  • 2006: John Sonntag, Chasing Stars (Thunder Pumpkin Records)
  • 2004: Ansel Matthews, Raised from the Dust (self-released)
  • 2001: Esther, Eve’s Lament (Thunder Pumpkin Records)
  • 1996: John Sonntag, One More Midnight (Thunder Pumpkin Records) [With James Mastro and Bob Harris]

Selected Recording Credits

  • 2013: All kinds of guitars, bass, piano, vocals for Arlon Bennett’s World Of Possibility
  • 2002: Electric guitar for Mary Ann Farley’s My Life of Crime (Powder Burn Records)
  • 2001: Acoustic and electric guitars, mandolin, harmonica, backing vocals and keyboards for Esther’s Eve’s Lament (Thunder Pumpkin Records)
  • 1997: Mandolin, harmonica, electric guitar, and backing vocals for Rich Grula on Big Happy Crowd’s Folk and Feedback (Zesty Records)
  • 1996: Guitars and harmonica for Mary Ann Farley’s Daddy’s Little Girl (Deko Records)