Musician/Performer

Lifetime pro musician who has played virtually every venue and currently performing with Janet Johnson in APRIL FUSION duo and many other musicians in Los Angeles and Ventura counties. Have played most all styles of music on all my instruments.

Music TeacherĀ 

I have a Bachelor of Music Education degree and studied composition and theory at the Grove School of Music. Private lessons available for saxophones, clarinets and flutes, all levels welcome, all styles of music can be taught plus all ages can learn.

Woodwind Repairs

Expert Repairs, Overhauls, Restorations, Minor Adjustments, Tune ups, corks etc. specializing in Saxophones, Clarinets, and Flutes. Emilio Lyons was my inspiration to repair woodwinds since he was the Sax Doctor in Boston and taught me how well woodwinds can play.

John Cheas

I am a lifetime professional musician, degreed music teacher, and an expert woodwind repairman specializing in Saxophones, Clarinets, and Flutes. Have been performing in the Los Angeles area since 1979 and continue to currently. Educated at Boston Conservatory, Jacksonville University with a Bachelor of Music Education degree, masters program at California State University Northridge, Composing and Arranging program at the Grove School of Music, instrument repair at Pasadena City College. Have been fortunate to work with some of the best musicians in the world. Worked with Arnold Brilhart and Elmer Beechler, Rico Reeds, Dick Grove, Allyn Ferguson, and others. Currently available in all of my musical pursuits to continue my love for music and life. Happy to have reconnected with many old friends on Facebook and look forward to making new friends through my businesses and performing with other talented musicians throughout the Los Angeles and Ventura county areas.

John Cheas

April Fusion Duo

Website has blogs with videos, info on performances, availability, private lessons, saxophone, clarinet, and flute repairs with gallery pictures, videos, items for sale and related subjects. My musical services are currently available and looking for new customers and work playing gigs, recording sessions, lessons and repairs.

My duo called APRIL FUSION is with Janet Johnson a singer songwriter who plays acoustic guitar and mandolin, and I play saxophones, flute, and sing. We have played wineries, breweries, pubs, restaurants, parties, etc. and are available for bookings. Music includes classic rock, country, folk, originals, and jazzy flavored. We can be contacted on this site and on Janet Johnson Music website link.