John Mark Painter

John Mark Painter is listed in the credits for the following albums:

Year Artist Album Role
1992 Newsboys Not Ashamed Mellotron, Clavinet, Trumpet, Bass
1992 dc Talk Free at Last String Arrangements, WAH Bass, Muted Trumpet
1993 Phil Keaggy Revelator Trumpet
1993 Phil Keaggy Crimson and Blue Trumpet
1993 Hoi Polloi Spin Me Producer, Guitars, Keyboards, Programming, Background Vocals
1993 Billy Sprague The Wind & The Wave Accordion, Mellotron, Wurlitzer, Flugelhorn
1994 Bliss Bliss Bliss Bliss Bass
1994 Hokus Pick Brothers From Different Mothers String Arrangement, Programming
1994 Phil Keaggy Blue Mellotron, Trumpet
1994 Eric Champion Vertical Reality Muted Flugelhorn, Accordion, Background Vocals
1994 David Mullen David Mullen Strings, Keys, Wurlitzer, Melotron, Trumpet
1994 Ashton, Becker, Dente Along the Road String Arranger, Accordion
1995 Phil Keaggy Time 2 Trumpet
1995 Phil Keaggy Time 1 Trumpet
1995 Greg Long Days Of Grace String Arranger
1995 Guardian Buzz String Arranger
1995 Newsboys Going Public Mellotron, Clavinet, Trumpet, Bass
1995 Carolyn Arends I Can Hear You Accordian, Bells, Whistles
1995 dc Talk Jesus Freak Producer, Bass, Guitar, Accordian
1996 Fleming & John Delusions of Grandeur Producer, Bass, Guitar, Accordian, Trumpet, Background Vocals
1997 Guardian Bottle Rocket Theremin, Strings, Mellotron, Keyboards
1997 Carolyn Arends Feel Free Guitars
1999 Guardian Smashes Theremin, Strings, Mellotron, Keyboards
2000 Carolyn Arends Seize The Day & Other Stories Bells, Whistles, Guitar
2001 Kevin Max Stereotype Be Arrangements, Guitars, Bass, Sax, Theremin, Flugal Horn, Trumpet
2001 Tait Empty String Arrangements
2016 Steve Taylor & the Perfect Foil Wow to the Deadness Bass
2016 Steve Taylor & the Perfect Foil Wow to the Liveness Bass, Background Vocals

John Mark Painter

John Mark Painter (born c. 1967) is an American musician and songwriter. He is best known for his role, with his wife, singer Fleming McWilliams, in the rock duo, Fleming and John.

Painter grew up in Miami, and began playing trumpet, saxophone, bass, guitar and piano by age 11.

Painter met McWilliams while attending Belmont College in Nashville, and immediately began collaborating on songs. While pursuing a record contract, Painter began playing is studio sessions for artists like Indigo Girls, Nanci Griffith and Jewel.

Fleming and John released its first album, Delusions of Grandeur, in 1995 for independent label R.E.X. Records, then Universal Records. Their second album, The Way We Are in 1999 notably showcased Painter's skills as an arranger and as an instrumentalist on a panoply of uncommon instruments.

Painter continues to work heavily in the Nashville area as a studio musician, performing on albums by Carolyn Arends, Ben Folds Five, Fear of Pop, Owsley, Rich Creamy Paint (Rich Painter, who is John Mark Painter's nephew), Sixpence None the Richer, Gabe Dixon Band, Sevendust, Jon Foreman, Frally Folds and others.

Also producing artists such as Shapiro, Pantana, and Alva Leigh for Dweeb Records at IHOF Studio.

Painter was the composer for the 2005 animated film Hoodwinked, the 2006 film The Second Chance starring Michael W. Smith, and the VeggieTales DVD The Wonderful Wizard of Ha's.

He is currently a member of the alternative rock band Steve Taylor & The Perfect Foil with Steve Taylor, Jimmy Abegg and Peter Furler. Their first album, Goliath was released in November 2014.

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Created by: siremidor on 26-July-2010 - Last Edited by siremidor on 01-June-2019