John Vanderpool, saxophone, an experienced saxophonist, flutist, and clarinetist, received his bachelor degree in music from Berklee College of Music. John teaches saxophone for South Shore Conservatory at the Hingham campus and at Arts Partners locations. A former director and featured soloist with the 18th U.S. Army Stage and Jazz Band, he has performed and recorded with Heavy Metal Horns, a group which has appeared at major jazz festivals in Boston, Montreal, Newport, Park City, San Jose and New Orleans. He has recorded and performed with A&M recording artists Extreme, touring throughout Europe, Japan, Australia, Canada, and the US. He has also performed and recorded with RCA recording artists Del Fuegos.