Song Premieres and Early Praise













“Tulsa” premiered by Guitar World Acoustic Nation

“Statz uses the spaces in between the lyrics to cast his haunting spell of longing and lost ways.”

American Songwriter Daily Discovery Q&A  on “Tulsa”

“John writes the kind of songs that float through your mind, seeking purpose and stay nestled in your thoughts long after listening.”


“Home At Last” premiered by Roughstock with a Q&A

“Motion Picture Soundtrack” (Radiohead cover) premiered by Cover Me

“A hushed country lament.”


Popdose Review – TULSA

“This is a modern musical travelogue; a diary of different moments and places, captured in words and lyricsHIGHLY RECOMMENDED


RUST Magazine Review

Tulsa is a sublime and individual masterwork.”