Dinghy Dock show with Daniel Wesley

Had an awesome time playing a sold out Dinghy Dock Pub on Protection Island in Nanaimo with my buddy Daniel Wesley this weekend. My old man came over on the ferry with me and it was great to catch up…

JA Album 2017 - Studio Session #1

My buds came to visit my at Rain City! A dad in his happy place.

JDKK gettin' stanky on the wurly bird.

This guy is such a menacing titan behind the kit in studio.

Writing, Writing, Writing


I had an excellent week of songwriting with some of Vancouver's most talented musicians! Wednesday night was with producer hero Jesse Gander down at Rain City Recorders. We laid down some scratches and really dug into arrangement and…

New baby, New record, etc.

It's been a while since I've posted, so I wanted to give an update, Biltmore Benefit Show to now. 

I've been mega busy at the CBC with the BC election chaos, and on the personal front (and way more…


Biltmore Video

Big thanks to everyone who came out to the Biltmore on Friday night! We had an amazing time and raised a whole thwack of cash for the Overdose Prevention Society (full total TBA). In the meantime, check out a clip…

Biltmore Show Poster

Check it out! Big show Friday, March 24th at the Biltmore. We're gonna raise some money to help out with the absolutely brutal and devastating overdose crisis in Vancouver. BUY TICKETS NOW!




I'll be playing with the full band live at The Biltmore Cabaret with the amazing Skyote on Friday, March 24th. 

Proceeds from this show will go to support the fight against the opioid overdose crisis affecting…

JA featured in Georgia Straight's 'What's In Your Fridge?'

Thanks to the Georgia Straight for inviting me to be a part of the venerable Vancouver institution 'What's In Your Fridge'. 

Featuring shout-outs to: my wife Sajeeda, Adam Thorson, Jesse Gander, Ivan and Andrew Drury, Terry Fox, Mike Keenan, Chad…

New JA Christmas song!

My new Christmas song 'Bring Those Presents To Me' is now available for download (name your price)! I wrote this puppy as the Christmas spirit was starting to set in, just last week. Decided to do just get in the…

JA meets Pussy Riot legend Masha Alyokhina!

I had the massive pleasure and good fortune of meeting Masha Alyokhina from Pussy Riot. She and the rest of her band are an inspiration when it comes to delivering messages of political resistance against authoritarian rule through music and…