John Michael, from Dún Laoghaire Ireland, is an eclectic and proficient vocalist. He began vocalizing at the age of four and has been performing ever since. He is extremely versatile in many genres including Jazz, Swing, Rock, Celtic, Heavy Metal, Blues, Funk, Soul and Opera. More than just a vocalist, John is adept at creating an atmosphere with his audience resulting in a dedicated following.
He began his career as a member of the High School All California State Honor Choir, where he performed at the Dorothy Chandler center in Los Angeles with conductor Paul Salamunovich. From there John worked professionally as an impressionist, and song and dance performer at the Great America theme parks in Santa Clara California, and Chicago Illinois.
For the past twenty years John has worked as a lead rock vocalist for various groups in the San Francisco Bay Area and in the Monterey Peninsula Area, opening up for national touring acts such as: Chris Isaak, Third Eye Blind, The Fix, Berlin, Huey Lewis, Greg Khin, The Pointer Sisters, The Temptations, The Tubes and Alan Holdsworth. Additionally, John has recorded commercial jingles for Oral Bee, The City of San Jose, Acura, and Kelly Moore Paints, working with producer Russell Bond at the Music Annex in Menlo Park, California.