Introducing John Heinrich

Producer, arranger, musician, music publishing

John was born on October 26, 1951, in Poughkeepsie New York .  He moved to Lexington Kentucky
in 1957 with his Parents.  In 1970, John went to
the University of
Kentucky to major in
stand-up Bass. John played throughout the United
States and Canada with many Groups including
his own “Second Hand Rose.”
  In March 1979 John left for Brussels , Belgium
to play & tour with various groups that he had made contact with.
  In 1980 John moved to Germany, and in 1981 moved to West Berlin where
he played with Gunter Gabriel and the group “
Western Union.”  WU Released 3 albums and 7 singles and were
two time winners of the prestigious Marlboro Competition for
West Germany, John toured through out Europe with the group. 
In 1983, John was the featured Steel Guitarist for Germany‘s first
“Steel Guitar Seminar.”
in Europe John started to play the Flute and Saxophone.  
In 1985 John returned back to the USA
and immediately went to Nashville .  Here John worked at the World Famous
Stockyard/Bullpen Lounge. While there many
artists would come by to sit in with the band, those included Jerry Lee
Lewis,  The Beach Boys,  Reba McEntire, The Everly Brothers, Lorrie
Morgan, The Kentucky Headhunters, Rick Astley, Steppenwolf’s John Kay, Travis
Tritt,  Shania Twain, Rap Group “The Fat
Boys,” Toby Keith and many others.  In
1991 John took a three month leave of absence from the Bullpen lounge to work
with “Hank Williams Jr. (and lived).”  
In 1999, John recorded saxophone at the famous “Fame
Studio’s,” in Muscle Shoals,
Alabama with
“Wayne Jackson,” the Trumpet/leader of the “Memphis Horns,”
on a session for the famous country group “
ALABAMA,” with producer “Rick
  John was presented 2 custom EXCEL Steel Guitars built by
Mitsuo Fujii, Owner of the “Fuzzy Steel Guitar Products
Company,” in
Tokyo Japan.  John is currently performing with Ronnie Milsap playing
Pedal Steel, Saxophone and Dobro and is going on 8 Years employment.
also produces and arranges projects
and works on projects for  producers all over the world.  Always looking
for a great song or instrumental.  Should you need and instrument John
Plays you can contact him at his website:   

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