Late Night Alumni: Backstage Interview with John Hancock

Late Night Alumni TourIn this candid 23-minute interview, Late Night Alumni’s John Hancock shares his insights about the challenges and opportunities that technology has created for musicians and entrepreneurs over the past 25 years. He also shares advice on how to prioritize which projects to take on and which ones to say no to, what he wishes he would have known when he got started, and talks about scaling his live show so that LNA maintains¬† a strong connection to their audience as they transition from clubs to their current arena tour.

Watch The Full Program Below

John Hancock is a composer, arranger, performer & producer. His passion for music came early as he followed his music educator and performer parents into their musical world. His early lessons in piano and violin soon gave way to guitars and synthesizers and Hancock quickly gained a reputation of combining technology with his musical artistry as he composed for radio, television, and multimedia. Known among his peers for his “out of the box” creativity, he soon found himself sought after for his unique sound, producing and writing for everything from local singer-songwriters to national ad campaigns. This lead to the formation of his own music production company, Tritone Productions.

His music can now be heard daily on television shows like The Today Show, Showtime, ESPN, and Fox Sports” and the KBYU original series “Granite Flats” among many others. His compositions can also be heard in a many films such as Steve Carrell’s “Crazy, Stupid Love” and “The Cyclist” (for which he created true original score). Hundreds of his compositions are found in the popular Warner Chappell/Non-Stop Music Library. John is also a member of of the band “Late Night Alumni” with Becky Jean Williams, Finn Bjarnson and Ryan Raddon (Kaskade). They are about to begin their 5th studio album and are currently on tour.