A Texas balladeer, JD Hinton has composed songs and music for Hollywood films including Gloria, Tick-Tock, and Mark Medoff’s film Children on Their Birthdays. This 1942 period film features Hinton’s music including the song “I Have to Dream,” sung by Celine Dion.
JD performs regularly in Los Angeles clubs with sold out shows at Vitello’s, The Rockwell, The House of Blues, and The Viper Room. A personal highlight was singing at the Vatican for the Pope.
As heartfelt as the late, great Hank Williams, Hinton’s music has been compared to everyone from Leonard Cohen to Peter Gabriel and Robbie Robertson.
From Yelp, on Rockwood Music Hall: “The people in this venue seemed like they were here to have a good time listening to good music. It wasn’t pretentious at all, and everyone was respectful to the performers and each other.” and “One of my fav smaller venues in the city. Great place to see bands I’ve followed for years, musician friends, and new artists to discover.”