John Melnick has been playing music all his life. Born in Brooklyn, he was raised in Levittown, Long Island -- in the neighborhoods of Billy Joel and Eddie Money. After eight years of study in classical piano, he launched an entertainment career that led to his success as a popular performer for major cruise lines worldwide, as well as venues in both the United States and the Caribbean islands. A gifted singer and song writer, John collaborated with Dr. Sam to write and perform Before You Go which has received widespread acclaim as a heartfelt tribute to the veterans of World War II. He believes music should contribute positively to the spirit and rhythm of our lives.