John Catney started in music in 1975 at the age of 12. In 1981, he was recruited by the Army and was sent to the Armed Forces Music Academy in Norfolk, VA, for advanced training in music. After graduating in June of 1982, John was sent to the 1st Infantry Division at Ft. Riley, KS, where he performed in both parade, jazz and rock/tour bands as a sax/flute performer backing artists like Lou Rawls,the S.O.S.Band, One Way, and other performers.
In 1986, John Catney began writing music on the computer doing various projects for gaming groups and companies. In 1997, he began working with midi-based writing and doing his own CD projects. In 2003 he did a major upgraded of his home studio to produce high-quality music and today has done music for video and websites while doing solo CD projects.
John loves to play the Grand Turismo game and loves to hear the music in that game, so this is was a idea for a song that would fit in the game. Having been a music programmer for over a decade, this project was particularly a fun project! Instrumental, Electronic Music, Electronic (pending categorization)
A collaboration between John Catney and native flutist Brad Young. John wrote the guitar work and Brad added the wonderful native flutes, which Brad built. Instrumental, Americana Music, Native American music