Amazing Box of Chocolates
A.J. was born and raised in the middle of a cornfield just outside of a small town,one and a half hours southwest of Chicago. His influences are 1970s WLS Chicago and then... Joe White, Wes Cuningham, Joe Cocker, Billy Joel, Elton John, Keith Urban, KISS, Skid Row, Barry Manilow, Kenny Loggins, Nina Simone, Edwin McCain, Aerosmith, Billy Holiday, Patty Paige, Maroon5, Bad Company,Jude Cole,JimmyEatWorld,Steve Earle,Roger Miller,John Denver,Ozzy Osborn,Credence,Collin Raye,Dianne Warren,Charlie Daniels, Rod Stewart,Gary Burr,Anita Baker,Liz Phair, Seal,Tumbuk 3 and many more... He participated in a number of bands in northern IL. In the 90's like STOPLOOKLISTEN in Rockford and FETISH in De Kalb. He's lived and written in Nashville Tennessee for about 12 years. His song 'Fearless' co-written with Nicole Witt,was recorded by the multi-platinum selling,Five time nominated Country Music's Male Vocalist of the year Collin Raye, on the album 'Fearless'.