LAS VEGAS (PRWEB) November 26, 2019
Seventy-two-year-old John Michael Ferrari was honored with "Outstanding Male Singer Songwriter 2019," by the Producers Choice Honors Legends Series, during the Las Vegas F.A.M.E. Awards. The event was held November 13, 2019, in the beautiful Moorish decor Club Madrid in the Sunset Station Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Founder and Executive Producer Al Bowman, of the F.A.M.E. Awards, presented John Michael Ferrari with the stunning "Outstanding Male Singer Songwriter" Award. John Michael performed two of his recent originals for the Club Madrid audience; "One Heck of a Girl" and "Like a Rock and Roll Band," with band members: vocalists Katie Jensen and Carol Champney, John Nowins aka Sexy Sticks on drums and Brad Torchin on bass.
John Michael has been writing songs for a lifetime. “Dustoff,” written by John in 1966 while serving in the United States Army in VietNam, honors the Dustoff, the Army helicopter that picks up the wounded and dead after a firefight. The Dustoff Association still retains "Dustoff" on its site, with a photo of John playing a 1966 guitar in South VietNam.
Today, John Michael Ferrari writes emotional story-telling cross-genre / alt country / pop / Christian songs with touches of sophistication, raw edged reality, and child-like wonder. His stories relate to the ups and downs of life experiences; his and others. Concerts and Keynote Concerts: John Michael enjoys performing.
Pepper Jay has produced John Michael's songs for almost 3 decades. After a lifetime of performing other people’s songs, it was at Pepper Jay's encouragement, that John Michael focused on his own writings again. Pepper Jay, describes John Michael Ferrari's music as "poetry and stories put to music with unique musical hooks and emotionally piercing lyrics."
John Michael Ferrari’s first album, “My Early Life,” consists of 12 songs that John wrote years ago. He is headed back to Nashville in January 2020 to record a new album.
Of the numerous glowing reviews of John Michael Ferrari, The Los Angeles Times reported that for John Michael Ferrari's Shows: "No Earplugs Required". The Tolucan: John Michael Ferrari is “a crooner with a smooth as silk" voice.
Trivia: John Michael Ferrari is a performance teacher, public speaker, and author of “Acting with Your Eyes” and, with Pepper Jay, co-author of "Dynamic Song Performance, The Singer's Bible."