J.J. has been playing music professionally since age 17. Notable artists he's performed live with include Beth Hart, Linda Perry, the Pointer Sisters and the Who.
J.J. has been a producer and engineer since 1994. His album credits and list of musicians he's recorded includes Ryan Adams, Rusty Anderson, Jeff Beck, George Benson, Stephen Bishop, The Black Eyed Peas, Body Count, Joe Bonamassa, Bonnie Bramlett, Jon Brion, Carlene Carter, Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash, David Cassidy, Kelly Clarkson, Vinnie Colauita, Rodney Crowell, John Densmore, P. Diddy, Double Trouble, Nathan East, Eleven, Melissa Etheridge, Jason Falkner, Mike Finnigan, Josh Freese, James Gadson, David Garfield, Mike Garson, Beth Hart, Paul Jones, Josh Kelley, Jim Keltner, Abe Laboriel Jr., Mike Landau, Jonny Lang, Roger Manning, Keb Mo, Zigaboo Modeliste, Ray Parker Jr., Dean Parks, Jack Pearson, Greg Phillinganes, Bernard Purdie, Smokey Robinson, Joe Sample, Kenny Wayne Sheppard, The Pointer Sisters, Rod Stewart, Tommy Stinson, Marty Stuart, Benmont Tench, Unwritten Law, Vintage Trouble, Keith Urban, Weezer, Nancy Wilson, Edgar Winter, Bird York and many more.
He was an engineer on the #1 Billboard single "All About the Benjamins," by P. Diddy, and was the producer, engineer and mixer on the Grammy winning album "Press On," by June Carter Cash. He was also an engineer on the Grammy winning, #1 Billboard album "Great American Songbook, vol. 3," by Rod Stewart.