LOOK BACK FRIDAY is a group of friends, worship leaders and musicians that are commited to excellence, creativity and proclaiming the Glory of God in any setting or venue.
look back friday
John P. Volz
John has performed 1000's of concerts throughout the U.S. and abroad, hosted his own radio show, sang & taught at Hillsong in Australia, worked as a studio engineer, producer and song writer, with songs on the radio and TV, as well as written and sang on national radio commercials. He's been a studio musician, singing and doing voice overs for projects. He has been a worship leader for various churches for over three decades, as well as heavily involved in leadership, teaching, writing and producing a successful local comedy show, etc., published books, written full length plays, produced 100's of video projects, including videography for ESPN. John is married with three grown children and eight grandchildren.
Bass / BGV
Keyboards & BGV
Mark began playing piano by ear at age 5 but has had 12 years of formal keyboard training. Mentors included classical training by Dr. Clement Petrillo, Professor of Piano, PMA (University of the Arts) and jazz/music theory by Jimmy Amadie, famous jazz pianist (Woody Herman, Mel Torme).
Played drums in elementary school and electric bass & guitar in garage rock bands. Musical accolades include the Frederick Chopin award, the Louis Armstrong Award and named top pianist in the New Jersey All-State Jazz Band in high school. Played and sang in a Wedding Band while in college and medical school. Met his wonderful wife when she was hired as a vocalist in his band. Involved in Christian music and worship for nearly 40 years in churches and other venues. Played keyboards on over a dozen albums/CDs. Enjoys tinkering with electric keyboards, synthesizers and digital recording. Blessed to be married to his best friend for 38 years. They have four children and three grandchildren.
Lead Guitar / BGV
Electric & Acoustic Guitars