J.C. has been designated by the Oklahoma Arts Council as a member of the Oklahoma Touring Artists Roster for FY2009/2010. His is also on the Mid-America Arts Alliance Regional Touring Program for a six-state region as an entertainer.
A seasoned pure country artist who is more than merely an entertainer — he is deeply interested in people. High Eagle has performed his music around the nation and the world introducing it to a wide genre of places and audiences, and yes, even symphony audiences!
He accomplished 20 performances with the Milwaukee Symphony, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and 19 with the National Symphony Orchestra at the prestigious John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.
High Eagle was featured as a composer and musician for soundtrack music to the first three CBS television series, "Walker, Texas Ranger," starring Hollywood actor Chuck Norris.
J. C. High Eagle is a pro member of the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI). He is a composer, lyricist, musician and entertainer.
J.C.’s specialty is entertainment which has not only been his fascination, but his passion. A professional guitarist for many years, he is equally proficient on the keyboard synthesizer and American Indian flute.
As a songwriter, he has 192 registered musical compositions to his credit, has freshly completed a new country CD demo of original songs hoping someone will want to record them. Some of his compositions have been transcribed and performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
The mark of a good songwriter, his music connects with the listener emotionally. He has much appeal because his listeners have been there, identifying with the same feelings, emotions and experiences.
Born in Oklahoma, the heart of country music, J.C. plays on the heart as well as the guitar, presenting his songs and music as he feels from within. For all their simplicity, his music and writing bubble with fresh ideas about things-imaginative ideas about love, humor, a time, a place-things in everyday life of the common man or woman. A committed musician, he brings a new slant to country music with a new twist to old themes.
The sound of his guitar, real country music and heart-felt songs are sometimes a blending of both traditional and contemporary melodies that permeate the soul and cry for attention to be heard. They seek to bring to the world something fresh and unique yet "commercial".
His music has consistently been reviewed with highest evaluations on the ASCAP Networking web site."
J.C. was awarded the highest civilian honor in the U.S., the Presidential Medal of Freedom, by former President Richard M. Nixon. Bet you would never guess why!