Grammy Award Winner...
...The Most Recorded Drummer In History

In 1978, John was hired for the drum chair in Rufus and moved to Los Angeles to finish the Rufus and Chaka Khan tour. In late 1978, JR was asked by Quincy Jones if he did any sessions outside Rufus. An immediate ‘yes’ found him in the studio recording "Off The Wall" for Michael Jackson. After that session, unlike many, JR created a career path. "I decided that I wouldn’t turn down any gig and set out a 15 year studio plan", he recalls. "Now, I’m in my 4th decade in the studios and still going strong, although because I’m so busy I do have to turn down some offers. Over the years I’ve gotten the big calls and worked with really great artists".

 

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