John was raised in Santa Barbara. He graduated from Vassar College and moved to New York to pursue a career in music. Currently, John plays keyboard in the band The Bravery, which he started with a friend in 2004. John built a studio at Rancho Arroyo Grande called Rockus Bacchus where he records and produces albums for various artists. John believes wine can be the source of much inspiration and he loves to drink Zinfandel or Syrah between recording sessions.
Favorite Wine: Conway Syrah, White Hawk Vineyard, 2013, for it's black pepper, savory bacon fat, and dark concentrated fruit.