Artist/Songwriter/Producer recognized as a prolific and versatile songwriter in Pop, R&B, Funk, & Latin genres. His career began as one half of Pop duo Acosta Russell and after two album releases, EMI staff songwriter/producer. His songwriting aims to merge artistry with commercial intent. “Having been an artist first allows to me bring these qualities to my co-writing. I adore and respect the craft of songwriting in any style, and when mixed with honesty it knocks me out!” This conviction landed John three cuts on the debut album by EMI/ARISTA’s Pop duo “SKY”. Their double Platinum “Piece of Paradise” Lp included his hit single “All I Want”. He also wrote songs for: Popstars 1&2, Sugar Jones, Velvet Empire, Canadian Idol winner Ryan Malcolm, Toya Alexis, Pop/jazz artist Carol Welsman, and Latin artist George Lamond. He co-wrote/produced Latin R&B artist Eduardo del Prado for Warner Bros France. It included 1st single “Siento El Calor” John just recently scored 2 song cuts plus production work on Japans Recording Pop Artist /Actor “Yamashito Tomahisa” debut on Johnny’s Entertainment records. As well as “Oh Baby” on AZU’s BMG Japans record. Personal quote: “Play and write whatever you want, but make it count!