Fiery-haired vocalist and previous American Idol contestant John Stevens was created in 1987 and elevated in East Amherst, NY. His like for jazz, big music group, and swing started with the breakthrough of his grandparents’ record collection. Stevens discovered kindred spirits in the functions of Dean Martin, Duke Ellington, & most significantly Frank Sinatra. It had been his spot-on emulation of Sinatra’s performing design and old-fashioned mannerisms that held him in contention well into time of year three. After taking part in the obligatory postseason Idol tour, he authorized with Maverick Information. Red, a assortment of addresses and standards, premiered in June of 2006.