May 5, 2022
After seeing Gene Krupa and Buddy Rich play in NYC and sweat through their suits, John found his passion. He played drums for decades, traveling the country with his band. And along the way, he developed Tempo Italiano – a radio show featuring Italian music and interviewing famous Italians from Connie Francis to Father Guido Sarducci. Somehow, he also found time for other ventures from race car driving to dog rescue -- and he has not a single regret.