John Mitchell

John Mitchell Bass Saxophone Mouthpiece Artist for Rheuben Allen

John Mitchell began his career by going on the road at an early age, here are a few of the bands and acts he worked with in those early days: Louie Bellson and Peal Bailey, Stan Kenton, Osmond Brothers, Canned Heat, Andy Williams, Captain and Tenniel

John has played the Bassoon/Bari low woodwind chairs @ the Shubert Theater, Almanson and Pantages Theaters for the last 4 decades when Broadway shows came to LA.

One of the Highlights of John’s career was working with Richard Stone and his extremely talented and creative writing team playing the Bassoon/Bari Sax/Bass Sax/tenor Sax/Contra Bassoon chair on the Warner Bros cartoon shows:
Animaniacs, Pinky and the Brain Freakazoid, Selvester & Tweety, Historia Taz Mania, Carrotblanca.
During this time John also played bassoon and low woodwinds for many Disney cartoons:
Goof Troop, Bonkers, Buzz Lightyear, Timone and Pumba, Little Mermaid and other series such as Toonslylvania, Casper, Invasion America, Tom and Jerry

Other shows include Furturama, Simpson’s, Family Guy, American Dad, St Elseware, Vegas, Sho-Gun, Hotel, Vegas, Ripley’s Believe it or Not, Star Trek: Generations, Star Trek: TNG, Star Trek: DS9, Star Trek :Voyager, Cheers, The Critic, Home Improvement, Malcolm In The Middle,

Movie Credits include:
Alf, Adam Sander’s 8 Crazy Nights, Amityville Horror, Amos and Andrew, Another Stake Out, The Black Knight, Brain Storm, Children of a Lesser God, Chronicles of Riddick, Collateral Damage, Mission Impossible III, Spiderman III, Cars 2, Super 8

John is currently working as a free-lance musician in the Los Angeles area…