Singer, songwriter, and artist John Keaton discovered his interest in music at a very early age.The author and co-author of over 200 songs, John's early musical influences include The Beatles, David Bowie, and a wide array of British and American Artists. John moved from Philadelphia to Europe at the age of 18. It was there that he crafted his songwriting skills with musical friend, John Carriero. By this point his style was best defined as Singer Songwriter Rock, at times rhythmically aggressive but also lyrically insightfully introspective and emotional. After writing and performing with a number of German Bands, John formed a songwriting partnership with the brilliant keyboardist, Markus Ruffing. The Fruition of their work together materialized itself into the Euro-Pop group, MIRAGE. Additionally, John worked and toured the US with the Techno group CCCP. Later John wrote and performed with many musicians based in the San Diego area, including Loose Cannon and the original group, 24-C. The compositions from this collaboration are best described as sophisticated ART-ROCK. Having worked with an incredible number of highly talented musicians and songwriters, John is constantly on the search for new and positive creative outlets. He is also a member of The American Society of Composers and Publishers (ASCAP).
John also writes Instrumental music for film and television. Future plans include more recording and performing as well as composing.