John has performed for five decades as a solo performer, as the lead singer-songwriter with his own rock band, BLUE STREAK, and in collaboration with other musicians and theater artists. John co-founded a new musical and spoken word collaboration,
DO IT NOW, with percussionist TONY VACCA and beat poet laureate PAUL RICHMOND. Recently, John has performed with internationally acclaimed Senegalese talking drum master MASSAMBA DIOP.
John has written hundreds of songs and instrumentals. Since 1978, he has released 13 CDs of his own music.