John found his voice with a cheap mail-order guitar and a used book of chords. Now that same voice has emerged as one of our most respected and loved folksingers. As an instrumentalist, John is a master of a dozen different traditional instruments, including the rare hammer dulcimer. His songwriting has been hailed by critics and singers around the globe. His thirty recordings have garnered every imaginable honor, including seven Grammy nominations. It’s no wonder that people of every generation and background feel at home when John takes the stage.