John is one of Britain's finest Trumpeters. He began playing the Trumpet and Piano at the age of 5 and he makes his own backing tracks on Piano and Keyboards, whilst playing the trumpet "live" to the tracks when performing. Having perfected his breathing technique, John plays with consummate ease, and has a sound that is instantly recognisable.
He began a professional career at the age of 22, performing at The Hippodrome London, with more recent engagements at Kensington Palace London and The ICC Birmingham. In 1996 he played on the film sound track 'The Full Monty' with Stocksbridge Brass Band (Sheffield), having also worked in the past with artists such as Dina Carroll, Jimmy James and the Vagabonds. He recently toured with the Sweet Inspirations, who were Elvis Presley’s female backing singers during the Vegas years. (1969-1977)
John also has his album tracks played on BBC Radio 2 on Good Morning Sunday, and recently toured Holland as guest soloist with a group of Dutch choirs called Grootkoor.
His recording of Schubert’s Ave Maria was part of the Moment of Reflection, just before the 8am time signal which is a great honour.
Since the first BBC Radio 2 airplay back in 2012, John has been asked to play with various Orchestras in Great Britain, which he thoroughly enjoys, and occasionally plays Schubert's Ave Maria, his first featured track on Radio 2, as a solo.
John also plays for many private functions including weddings, funerals, corporate functions, birthdays and wedding anniversaries, and any occasion where excellent quality music is required.
John has now recorded eleven solo albums. The CDs are available from the "Buy CD" page on this site, or call the phone number below to order with debit/credit card, or just send a cheque through the post to the address below. All CDs have beautiful melodies, and are very relaxing and have emotional content.
John now has a solo show, and can play background music as an alternative, and for any enquiries, please contact John on the phone number provided!
Nowhere is too far, and John travels all over the UK, doing 60,000+ miles per year.
He particularly enjoys playing solo concerts to raise funds for Churches and Charities.
We are hoping that, as you browse this site, you can enjoy the sound he creates! All John’s recordings are available from the “Buy CD’s” section, and can be delivered all over the world.