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John David Schrader

John David Schrader

Actor, Music Composer, Musician and Videographer

Kingston, New York

Member Since:
September 2014
Last online:
> 2 weeks ago
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About John

John is a multi instrumentalist who holds degrees in Music (Performance/Education) and Film/Audio/Video (Production/Post-Production). He owns his own Production Company (Bugbird Productions) and recording studio (JLS Sound) in Kingston, NY. This is where he composes, performs, records and engineers his works. John also owns his own publishing company, Mahmnic Music Publishing (ASCAP)

John is an active member of ASCAP and Sound Exchange. John has won 6 awards from ASCAP for his songwriting and composition. He cites as influences in musical score, such composers as Alan Silvestri, James Horner, John Williams, Bill Conti, Hans Zimmer, Bernard Herrmann, Michael Kamen, Nino Rota and many others.

He composes music for all forms of broadcast media and and currently has his compositions featured on program content from clients such as:

20th Century Fox, Black Entertainment Television, Buena Vista Films, Byron Allen Productions, Caravan Pictures, CBS Television, Columbia Pictures, Darcy Advertising,
Disney Channel, Disney Television, Eddie Murphy Productions, Hal Riney, HBO,
Martin Agency, Morgan Creek, NBC, New Line Cinema, Oxygen Media, Paramount Film and TV, Spelling Entertainment, TBWA/Chiat Day, U Direct Productions,
Universal, Fox Television, Vin Di Bona, Warner Bros. Film and TV, and others…

John has won a "Communicator Award" and a "Videographer Award" for his production work on Film/Video projects.

Along side of his musical works, John has also been involved in many production aspects of Film/Video. He has worked his way up from PA work to include work as a Director, AD, LD, Screenwriting and Production Design. He has worked in post-production capacities for commercials and indie film projects as a visual editor as well.

John owns his own recording studio in Kingston, NY (JLS Sound) where he records, engineers, composes and mixes original works. He owns his own publishing company, Mahmnic Music Publishing (ASCAP) and his own production company = Bugbird Productions.

John has been making his mark in clubs from Woodstock, NY to NYC, New Jersey and Connecticut and Boston. He has kept great musical company lately…playing with members of Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Jackson Browne, Johnny Winter, Peter Gabriel, Rod Stewart, Sting, The David Letterman Band, Billy Joel, Shania Twain, Matchbox 20, Indigo Girls, Bryan Adams, The Cult, Macio Parker, Al Green, Southside Johnny and Leslie West, Van Morrison's Band, Muddy Waters Band, Bo Diddley, Blood Sweat and Tears, Rare Earth, Little Sammy Davis (Imus in the Morning), and Miles Evans (Son of Gil Evans) to name a few. Are we droppin' names? You bet your ass!! ;-) Keep an eye out for John on the road touring the new CD "Daylight Crashing" which has been released to GREAT reviews!!."

Some venues John and the boys have played:
Chicago Blues—NYC
The Bitter End - NYC
The Wreck Room—NYC
Triad Dark Star Lounge—NYC
The Red Lion—NYC
The Groove—NYC
Hogs and Heifers—NYC
Gaffney's - Saratoga NY
Savannah’s - Albany, NY
The Lark - Albany, NY
Wagon Wheel—Bergenfield, NJ
The Cantab Lounge– Cambridge, MA
Johnny D’s Uptown—Boston, MA
Blues Alley—Danbury, CT
The Yard Rock—Boston, MA
The Joyous Lake—Woodstock, NY
Keegan Ales - Kingston, NY
The West Strand Grill—Kingston, NY
Eagles Club—Ossining, NY
The Tap House—Bedford Hills, NY
Fitzgeralds—Mt. Kisco, NY
Kacey’s (W/ Bo Diddley Jr.) Queens, NY
The End Zone—Saugerties, NY
Olives—Nyack, NY
Isabell’s—Tarrytown, NY
The Bayou—Mt. Vernon, NY
Julia and Isabella—Red Hook, NY
O’Shea’s—White Plains, NY
Willow Creek—Marlboro, NY
Hyde Park Brewery—Hyde Park, NY
Main Stage– Cleremont Blues Festival, Cleremont NY 2001
Main Stage - Orange County Fair, Middletown NY 2002
Main Stage - Rosendale Street Festival
Acoustic Stage - Rosendale Street Festival
Blues Express—Cooperstown, NY
Cafe Antico - Mt. Kisco, NY
Fat Tylers - Mahopac, NY
ACME Undergroud, NYC
Downtime - NYC
The Elbow room - NYC
Air Studio Gallery - Kingston, NY
Steel House - Kingston, NY
Backstage Studio Productions - Kingston, NY
Colony Cafe' - Woodstock, NY
Woodstock Playhouse, Woodstock, NY
Spanky's Poughkeepsie, NY
The Derby - Poughkeepsie, NY
Emerald's - Yonkers, NY
High Falls Cafe' - High Falls, NY
Skytop - Kingston, NY

Radio featuring John's Music:
Indie 365 Radio
CAM FM - Cambridge London
SYN Music - Melbourne Australia
Xpression FM - London
WNUR - Evanston IL
KVRX Radio - Austin TX
KSCU Radio - Santa Clara CA
WSOU FM - South Orange NJ
WZBC 90.3fm - Boston MA
WCBN - FM - Ann Arbor MI
WCRD - Muncie IN
Radio KSCR - Valinda CA
UCLA Radio - Los Angeles CA
KUCR Radio - Riverside CA
KUCI 88.9 FM - Irvine CA
WREK 91.1 FM - Atlanta GA
WNUR - Lak
Radio/A665 - Fayetteville AR
WRAS - Atlanta GA
WMXM - Lake Forrest, IL
KALX - Berkley CA
RockRadio-MKW -Wachtersbach Germany
Alster Radio - Hamburg Germany
WONC - Naperville IL
GotRadio - Antelope CA
WLUW-FM - Chicago IL
WMCX - West Long Branch, NJ
WERS - Boston MA
WZRD - Chicago IL
LUSH Radio - London
PUTRA FM - Selangor Malaysia
BWD Radio Worldwide
Gashouse Radio Worldwide
KCLA FM - Los Angeles CA
LA Talk Radio (Featured Artist) - Los Angeles CA
RauteMusik FM- Germany
RadioFUBAR Worldwide
WWW.11radio.com (Interview from 11radio)
WBPM 92.9FM - Poghtkeepsie, NY (featured live -3 appearances)
WDST 100.1 FM-Woodstock, NY (featured live - 6 appearances)
WRRV 96.9 FM-Middletown ,NY (Featured Artist)
WRNO 99.5 FM-New Orleans, LA
WMJC 94.3 Long Island, NY -
WPDH 101.5 FM-Poughkeepsie, NY
'After Hours' TV show - Time Warner Cable (Featured Musical Guest)
WBAB 102.3 FM-Long Island, NY (Featured Artist)
The Buzz 99.9 FM-Burlington, VT
WEQX 102.7 Manchester, VT
KTUH 90.3 FM-Honolulu, HI (Featured Artist)
WAQX (95X)-Syracuse, NY
WBRU 95.5 FM-Providence, RI
WPXC (Pixy 103) 102.9 FM-Cape Cod, MA
KSHE 94.7 FM-St. Louis, MO
KMOD 97.5 FM - Topeka, KS
X101.5 FM - Tulsa, OK (Featured Artist)
KROX 101.5 FM - Austin, TX
CD 101 FM - Columbus, OH
SURF 107 FM - Wilmington, NC
WBER 90.5 FM - Rochester, NY
WZZI Z101 FM - Roanoke, VA (Featured Artist)
KISS FM - San Antonio, TX
CHMR FM - St. John's Newfoundland
DC 101 FM - Washington, DC
P3 Radio Stockholm, Sweden
WRLT -100.1 FM - Nashville, TN
WXRT - 93.1 FM - Chicago, IL
WMMM -105.5 FM - Madison, WI
WEND - 106.5 FM - Charlotte, NC
WHPT -102.5 FM - Sarasota, FL
Featured Artist on RNN TV's "Doug After Dark" in NY, NJ, CT, PA.
Featured Artist on Time Warner Cable's "Poughkeepsie Live" 200,000 household reach
Featured on "Working Musician" TV show w/ Roger Z- White Plains, NY
WOV—Featured aritst (1 hour special)
WSUC—Cortland, NY

Music Download's by country:
All 50 US States
Africa, Argentina, Australia, Austria
Belgium, Belize, Bosnia – Herzegovina, Brazil
Canada, China, Czech Republic, Croatia, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Finland, France
Indonesia, Israel, Italy
Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway
Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Switzerland
United Kingdom
And many more!

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