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As a professional singer and guitarist for the last 35 years, John has performed with John Lee Hooker, B.B. King, Johny Winters, Paul Simon and Huey Lewis. Bo Diddley once stated John as "one hell of an entertainer." As a blues guitarist, there are few his equal. Instrumental virtuosity coupled with a unique vocal style are his trademarks. John has been teaching in the San Francisco Bay Area for 27 years now. His credentials include both private instruction and group instruction for places such as Gavilan College, South Valley Music Conservatory, Morgan Hill Adult Community School, and breakout sessions at Harmonica Masterclass Workshops all around the world. John is also currently teaching at the School of the Blues in San Jose, California. John is a published author with Mel Bay Publications. These are a few artists that John has played with Albert King, B.B. King, Canned Heat, Big Moose Walker, Kingston Trio, Bobby Black, Bud Dimock, Robben Ford, Al Kooper, Eddie Taylor, Don Cherry, Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, Mark Naftalin, James Cotton, Humbert Sumlin, Mel Brown, Sunnyland Slim, Big Mama Thorton, Skip Rose, Elvin Bishop, Ronnie Barron, John Mayall, Katie Webster, Lenny GoldSmith, J. Geils Band, Charlie Musselwhite, S.P. Leary, Luther Tucker, The Chambers Brothers, Steve Gadd, Lee Oskar, Bonnie Raitt, John Hammond, Greg Kihn Band, Eric Gale, Foghat, John Belushi, Huey Lewis and the News, Clean Head Vinson, Richard Tee, Mose Allision, Bo Diddley, Towns Van Zandt, Brownie McGhee, Johnny Heartsman, The Outlaws, Sonny Terry, Finis Tasby, Muddy Waters, Roomfull of Blues, Norton Buffalo, Paul Simon, Otis Rush, The Fifth Dimension, Earl Good Rockin Brown, Mississippi Johnny Waters, Mark Ford, Buddy Miles, The Coasters, Walter Horton, Albert Lee, Billy Boy Arnold, Nick Gravenites, James Harman, Johnny Winters, Fred Roulette, and many more. Guitarist and co writer for John Lee Hooker Jr's 2008 grammy nominated cd All Odd's Against Me. Is currently featured on the new Zakiya Hooker cd Keeping It Real. The new Roemer Moving Co. CD has just been released and can be puchased at CDBaby.Com. It's titled I'am A Roemer.Just released,History of Blues Harmonica Concert on Back Bender Records.Two CD set!Also just released,John Lee Hooker Jr.-Live In Istanbul Turkey with Bonus studio tracks with yours truely.Bonus DVD Animated Music Video-"Xtramarital Affair."Soon to be released Just Me-Solo CD recorded live in the studio.