John Putnam, a native New Yorker, has been playing guitar for years, captivating listeners and live audiences over and over again. Johns unique guitar talent has kept him busy working with some of the most popular names in the music world.
John's credits include performing with such talented and well-known artists as Southside Johnny, Cher, Melissa Etheridge, Madonna, Bernard Purdie, Melissa Manchester and Darlene Love. He was an integral player in the orchestra for Pete Townsend's Broadway Production of the Who's "Tommy".
John is the original guitarist of the Cyclone Rangers 1980-84. Above and beyond all his credits he remains one of the stellar guitarists of his time. His outstanding slide guitar and dobro playing on MAKANA will stand along side the best of them.