Virtuoso Musician and Actor



A collection of videos - some old and some new - of John playing sometimes solo and sometimes with friends and long-time musical partners.

You can also see videos from the Scarlatti series of shows here.

Latest Video

Arrival of Queen of Sheba - at the Edinburgh Botanic Gardens.

Eleven videos produced by Marjory Boyle Crooks:

Red Alba - John and friends play some Russian-inspired tunes

Der Lustgarten by Hans Hassler 1601 - with John playing all 6 Recorder parts


John playing his legendary two-recorders-at-once composition - Schizophrenia


John and Pat O'Connell playing The Blessing Nigun


This one is John and Robert Pettigrew playing The Dark Island


Galician Carnaval - with Pat O'Connell on piano


John plays selection of Tielman Susato's music


John and friends playing Calder's Way


John playing Crumhorn tunes from his Cullen Skink CD

Gemshorn Gem - Ye Banks and Braes

and finally the only tune anyone ever knows for the Posthorn

Heart and Stone

Rab Handleigh and John playing Rab's hauntingly beautiful composition Heart and Stone at the climax of the play of the same name

Fairy Dance

John and Pat in concert in Germany with their scintillating version of The Fairy Dance

Pat and John playing on German TV in 1995

Video of Logan Botanical Gardens with music by John