JOHN CAPEK PRODUCER
Composer, arranger, keyboardist, and producer John Capek is originally from Prague, Czechoslovakia. As a teenager he co-founded the Carson County Band, which became one of Australia’s most popular Blues bands. John then emigrated to Canada and became a keyboardist and song arranger for pop bands, including Marc Jordan, Dan Hill, and Diane Brooks and produced chart topping recordings for Hill, Ken Tobias, The Good Brothers, among others. He and Marc Jordan formed a songwriter partnership. |
In the late 80's, John moved to Los Angeles, where he placed songs with Rod Stewart, Joe Cocker, Diana Ross, Manhattan Transfer and many others.
In the 1990's John continued continued writing for Rod Stewart, Cher, Amanda Marshall, Bonnie Raitt and other great celebrity voices.
In 2002, John became a Director of the Songwriters Association of Canada and the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame. In 2005, he became a founding faculty member of the Royal Conservatory of Music and songwriting division.
John Capek has written over 1500 songs, including the international #1 hit, “Rhythm Of My Heart” by Rod Stewart and “Take Me Home” by Joe Cocker. His songs have also been used in films such as Cocktail, the Silencer and the Perfect Storm.