PLAYS THE MIGHTY COMPTON THEATRE ORGAN.
John comes from Willenhall, near Walsall in the West Midlands. During a visit to Blackpool Tower at the age of eleven, John became interested in and enthusiastic about organ music and was given tuition by a local organist. He was a church organist at the age of thirteen and also at this time played on occasions at the Majestic Cinema, Cradley Heath on its Christie Pipe organ.
In 1989 John became one of the resident organists at the Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham, playing an electronic organ alongside the Wurlitzer for the popular Saturday Party Nights. 'Wurlitzer Wonderland' Volumes 1 and 2 were recorded here, featuring John with Keith Tomlin at the Wurlitzer.