• Awards for Producer of the Year

    Winner of BC Country Music Award 2012 & 2009, Nominated: 2015 & 2014
    Winner of BC Interior Music Award: 2009.
    Nominated for Canadian Country Music Award: 2013 & 2008

  • Award Winning Pedal Steel Player

    Winner of BC Country Music Award: 2014 & 2015 & Five Canadian Country Music Award nominations: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2015.

  • BCCMA Nominee for Guitar Player

    Nominated for the 2012 BC Country Music Award for session work on guitar

  • Multi-Instrumentalist

    Player of keys, bass, drums, percussion, woodwind, and strings of many kinds: guitars, pedal steel, banjo, dobro, mandolin and more.

Sessions & Gigs

John is constantly on call for a vast number of touring and recording artists.  These days, his main gig is in Doc Walker, playing pedal steel, keyboard, banjo and guitars.  When he's not on the Doc tour bus, he's either in session or standing in with some of Canada's biggest names in Country and Folk music.  Below is a just a sampling of his past and recent clients, contrators and musical accomplices.

Album Sessions
Doc Walker, Ridley Bent, Aaron Pritchett, Ferron, Jane Sibbery, Jeremy Fisher, The Higgins, Leeroy Stagger, Wyckham Porteous, One More Girl, Tom Jackson, Chad Brownlee, The Be Good Tanyas, Barney Bentall, Dustin Bentall, Haley Mclean, Jen Lane, Grand Cariboo Opry, JD Bixby, Carla Crawford, AJ Woodworth, Sean Hogan, Kim Kuzma,  and many, many more.

Touring/Live Gigs
Doc Walker, Aaron Pritchett, Ridley Bent, Ferron, Barney Bentall, Wyckham Porteous, Colin James, Chad Brownlee, R&B Allstars, John Wort Hannam, The Higgins, Shawn Verreault, Dustin Bentall, Leeroy Stagger, One More Girl, Jen Lane, Leslie Alexander, Grand Cariboo Opry, Haley Maclean, Karen Lee Batten, Gary Cammeau, Chris Ronald, and many, many more.

Film & Television Sessions
No Clue - Brent Butt, Alliance Films, 2013
Intelligence - Chris Haddock, CBC, TV Series, 2006-2007
Da Vinci’s Inquest  - CBC, TV Series 2003-2005
The Handler - Chris Haddock, CBS, TV series 2003-2004
The Immortal - NBC, TV Series, 2001-2002
Betrayed - CBC/Barna Alper Productions, Feature Film. Directed by Ann Wheeler 2003
The Immortal - NBC, TV Series, 2002/2001
Bad Money -  Red Devil, Feature Film 2000
Kitchen Party - Sub Urban Films (Odeon), 1999