TOP JOHNNY!'s band leader, guitarist, lead vocalist, principle songwriter and musical director, TJ Star pursued a formal musical education at Concordia University where he studied classical piano and specialized in music theory and composition. He is a prolific and talented songwriter whose compositions span a wide music spectrum like Rock, Dance, Pop, Folk, Reggae, Country, and Classical. He's a veteran of the club scene having toured across North America with various bands and possesses a wealth of technical knowledge and experience having worked as a freelance live sound and recording engineer for companies like Sony Music, Universal Music, and Paramount Pictures. He also has the distinction of having played with The Bonsoir Boys as singer/guitar player with actor Gary Sinise along with a band of crew members during the filming of Brian DiPalma's Snake Eyes in Montreal.