A short list of SOME of the musicians and artists JK has performed with, recorded with, produced or all of the above...

Frankie Banali

(Quiet Riot, WASP,

Billy Idol)
Carmine Appice

(Rod Stewart, Blue Murder,

King Kobra)
Vinnie Appice

(Black Sabbath, DIO)
James Kottak

(Scorpions, Kingdom Come, Shortino-Northrup)
Randy Castillo

(Ozzy Osbourne)

Myron Grambacher

(Pat Benatar)

Vinnie Colaiuta


Paul Monroe


Ron Wikso

(Foreigner, David Lee Roth, Cher)

Steve Brown

(Montrose, Oleander)

Glenn Hicks

(Shortino-Northrup, Gypsy Soul, The Mood Groove)

Daniel Dumas-aka-DanZoid

(JK Northrup, Ted Poley, Bridger, The Mood groove)

JK short bio


Bruce Turgon

(Billy Thorpe, Lou Gramm)

Matt Bissenette

(David Lee Roth)

Jeff Pilson

(Dokken, Foreigner)

Larry Hart

(Montrose, Shortino- Northrup, King Kobra, Gypsy Soul, The Mood Groove)

Sean McNabb

(Quiet Riot, House Of Lords), Shortino-Northrup)

Tony Franklin

(The Firm, Blue Murder, Kenny Wayne Sheppard)

Phil Soussan

(Ozzy Osbourne)

JK Northrup has been playing guitar, touring, writing songs, recording and composing music professionally for over 25 years. 

A multi-instrumentalist and acclaimed guitarist, recording artist, recording engineer, music producer and mastering specialist, JK has been a part of millions of albums sold worldwide and has played and recorded with many gold and platinum recording artists over his long career.

While still maintaining his solo music career writing songs, playing guitar and other instruments for his and other artists albums, JK is also the owner and operator of Alien Productions Music in Carmichael California where he records, mixes and masters many albums and projects worldwide.

To know more about Alien Productions Music and see the list of clients and credits, please visit the Alien Productions Music page.

If you are interested in having JK Northrup produce, record, mix and/or master your music project, please go to the contact page.

JK is also available to play guitar and other instruments on your album or project.  Please go to the contact page and give your information and needs.

For the extended bio click here bio full length.


Billy Thorpe

(Children Of The Sun)

Terry Ilous

(Great White, XYZ,


Johnny Edwards

(Foreigner, Royal Jelly,

Gypsy Soul, King Kobra)

Ted Poley

(Danger Danger, Solo)

Kip Winger


Kelly Keeling

(MSG, Blue Murder,

Baton Rouge)

Phil Naro


Paul Shortino

(Rough Cutt, Quiet Riot,


Phil Lewis


Bobby Kimball


Willie Basse

(Black Sheep)

Ron Keel


Donnie Vie

(Enuff Z' Nuff)

Jani Lane


CJ Snare


Tony Harnell


Mark Allen Lanoue

(FICTION SYXX, Biloxi, Persian Risk)

David Cagle

(JK Northrup, Liberty N' Justice, February Fallen)

Richard Kendrick
‚Äč(Lillian Axe)