John E. Citrone

John, Senior Editor of Nerdy With Children, is a musician, journalist, father and playwright. As a journalist and editor, he has won many alternative press writing awards, and he has been published in The New York Times, and Modern Drummer and American Way magazines. He is also a part-time educator, hosting workshops and lectures for young writers. As a drummer, John has performed with national touring project Greenness and the international Frank Zappa tribute band Bogus Pomp. John is also the founder of his original performance-art project Dovetonsil and currently plays drums for soul-core band All Night Wolves with Mighty Mighty Bosstones saxophonist Tim “Johnny Vegas” Burton. John has trained with Blue Man Group and Stomp, and teaches drums to students young and old at music stores and privately in his home studio.