In live performance, John is able to captivate and hold an audience through both his technical prowess and the sheer diversity of his music. The secret of John’s long-standing success is in choosing cover songs from a wide range of musical styles, and mixing them with his original tunes; this provides a platform for both his vocal poetry and guitar virtuosity. John is committed to his art, and uses music as a way of exploring the heart and soul of his life experience and the world around him. His music has been described as humorous, introspective, profound, and brilliantly original. John’s hands surge and flourish over every part of the fretboard, his performances becoming as much a visual display as an acoustic experience. John Malcolm is a solo performer who has consistently enthralled Brisbane audiences for some 25 years. He holds records for long residencies.