Volunteer DJ

JD, was there at the beginning of FM radio as a listener and soon became a fan of Progressive Rock. For the past 40+ years he has studied the genre and amassed an extensive Prog music collection including the latest bands and artists. He has many stories about meeting Prog legends like Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys, Keith Emerson of Emerson, Lake and Palmer, Todd Rundgren ex Utopia frontman, Steve Hackett formerly of Genesis, Jon Anderson, Rick Wakeman, Trevor Rabin, Chris Squire, Steve Howe, Geof Downes and Alan White of Yes, Adrian Belew former guitarist and vocalist for King Crimson, Don Preston of The Mothers of Invention, Ed and Brandi Wynne of Ozric Tentacles, Jethro Tull guitarist Martin Barre, Steven Wilson founder of Porcupine Tree and others. An aficionado, JD stays abreast of current trends in the Prog music realm. He and his wife Marla, along with two dogs and two cats moved to Asheville, North Carolina in 2012. He can be reached at: jd@ashevillefm.org

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