Water Rock Ranch w/ Harvey (1950 Chevy) and Paint (rescue cat).
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Award-winning John Michael Ferrari

writes emotional story-telling cross-genre songs with touches of sophistication and child-like wonder.

PHOTO John Michael Ferrari with guitar a Performing Singer Songwriter Recording Artist  John Michael Ferrari

After a lifetime of performing other people’s songs, and at the encouragement of his music producer Pepper Jay, John Michael Ferrari has written and arranged dozens of original songs across several genres.

John Michael Ferrari’s first album, “My Early Life,” w/ 12 songs John wrote years ago; a  combination of country, pop, and flirtation!

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Born in Los Angeles, California, John Michael Ferrari’s early years were spent in San Francisco, Reno, Vegas, and Carson City.   At 15, a Judge called him incorrigible and, although John Michael didn’t know what that meant, the Judge sentenced him to the Carson City Orphanage.  John Michael joined the Army at 18.   During and after the Vietnam War, John Michael further educated himself, and communicated with others through his song performance and song-writing.   John Michael not only writes music and lyrics but he is an accomplished music arranger. He lives with his music producer of 30 years, Pepper Jay, first in Hollywood, California, and the past 4 years on a ranch in Pahrump, Nevada.  John Michael writes emotional story-telling alt country pop bubble-gum love & cross-genre songs with touches of sophistication and/or child-like wonder.  John Michael Ferrari writes songs about his life experiences.

John Michael Ferrari’s Second album: “Be the Smile on Your Face.”  Many of John Michael Ferrari’s unpublished songs are presented as suggested arrangements at www.Reverbnation.com/JohnMichaelFerrari 

Please check John Michael Ferrari’s Facebook page:  John Michael Ferrari Singer Songwriter

And TRACK John Michael Ferrari Singer Songwriter on Bands in Town.

Trivia: John Michael Ferrari is also the author of “Acting with Your Eyes” and the co-author of “Dynamic Song Performance, The Singer’s Bible.”

John Michael Ferrari’s music producer for over 30 years, Pepper Jay, describes John Michael Ferrari’s music as “poetry and stories put to music with unique retro sounds and emotionally piercing lyrics.”

Music Producer Pepper Jay
John Michael Ferrari wins Peace Song of the Year at an Oscars Tribute 2020 for “Like a Rock and Roll Band.”

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John Michael Ferrari writes songs about his life experiences and the experiences of others.  His music speaks to us; we can relate to the message or story in the song. ​ John’s album, “Be the Smile on Your Face,” released 6/15/20, was recorded at Larry Beaird Studios, Nashville. ​ Take a listen to one of the radio chart climbing tracks, “So Beautiful.”

John Michael Ferrari
Outstanding Triple A Album
“Be the Smile on Your Face”
Producer’s Choice Honors 2020

John Michael Ferrari
Best Peace Song of the Year
2020 Art 4 Peace Awards
“Like a Rock and Roll Band”!

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John Michael Ferrari
Male Outstanding Singer Songwriter
2019 Fame Award
Producer’s Choice Honors

Ourstanding Male Singer Songwriter 2019.

John Michael Ferrari
Outstanding Male Singer Songwriter

Al Bowman awards John Michael Ferrari 20
Al Bowman awards John Michael Ferrari Outstanding Male Singer Songwriter

After a lifetime of performing other people’s songs, John performs his original songs with The John Michael Ferrari Bands in Las Vegas and in Nashville.

The John Michael Ferrari Band: Sexy Sticks aka Dr. John Nowins on drums The Professor, aka Dr. David Miller on bass Nomad aka Dr. Bruce Topper on Keys Singer Katie Jensen (pictured) and guitarist Brad Torchin and singer Carol Champney (not pictured).
John Michael Ferrari performing at The Scoreboard, Nashville: John Marcus on bass, Dylan Bodley on guitar, Gary Sadker on keys, Tarryn Amie Smith vocalist Chris Austin on drums.

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John Michael Ferrari’s musical influences include The Wrecking Crew, Glen Campbell, and Tony Bennett.