The singer, who is an Associate Professor Voice at The Conservatory of Music at Lawrence University in Wisconsin, also just released his new pop single “Alive in Me,” which you can hear below.
John will be performing selected songs by Gershwin at the Hollywood Bowl on Tuesday (August 10) with Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Tickets are on sale now.
We caught up with the singer to learn more about him. Check out 10 Fun Facts below!
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- I’m a Flight Simulator Enthusiast – after having been deathly afraid of flying, for years, I started teaching myself to fly. Then, I finally flew a Skylane Cessna in 2015. Working on getting my pilot’s license.
- I’m a self-taught pianist.
- I’m the second cousin to former MLB Executive Vice President – Jimmie Lee Solomon
- I’m a pretty darn good cook, and I got the stamp of approval by my Bigmama!
- I used to teach 7th and 8th grade choral music at Lamar Junior High School in Rosenberg, Texas.
- I love Zydeco music (still perfecting the dance).
- I have an affinity for fast cars!
- Favorite ice cream is Bluebell Butter Pecan.
- My idol is Celine Dion.
- Dream Collaboration is with Jidenna on an Afro-Futuristic Song!