John is thrilled to be back in Chicagoland area to celebrate the release of his latest album,“Say It”, released on March 14th, 2018 on the ArtistShare label.
Produced by Judy Wexler, the new album features LA-based players, Chuck Berghofer, Joe LaBarbera, Larry Koonse, Bob Sheppard, a duet with Melissa Manchester, and three string quartet arrangements by Alan Broadbent.
John’s previous three albums on MAXJAZZ, “The Best Thing For You”, "Baker’s Dozen-Remembering Chet Baker”, and “Moon and Sand”, have garnered national and international acclaim, and John’s fan base is quickly growing. In addition to touring with his own trio, John has performed with the likes of Anita O'Day, Natalie Cole, Melissa Manchester, and Marian McPartland.
For his Chicago release performance, John is honored to be joined by two Chicago-based players, Christian Dillingham on bass and Cliff Wallace on drums.