During the holiday season John leads the Flying Latini Brothers in this ensemble that includes guitar, bass, keyboards, drums, plus a horn section and background vocals! John recorded and released a spirited holiday CD called "Dear Santa" that’s perfect for the season. The Flying Latini Brothers are featured on several songs. Some have said that it sounds like Christmas with the Allman Brothers! The Flying Latini Brothers also cover other Christmas classics like "You’re A Mean One, Mr. Grinch", and The Band’s "Christmas Must Be Tonight".
Sample song list: Selections include cover songs by Little Feat (New Delhi Freight Train), Lucinda Williams/Tom Petty (Changed The Locks), Louis Jordan (Choo Choo Ch’Boogie), The Band (Ophelia, The Weight), That Train Don’t Stop Here (Los Lobos).