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Greg Johnson: City People
The Sound Room
Oakland, CA
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Jul 11, 2014 8:00 PM
Doors open at 7P, Music at 8. Beverages and small plates available for purchase



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Greg Johnson: City People
City People is a Jazz quintet (sax, keyboard, guitar, bass, drums) that plays with a lot of Classical, Latin and Groove influence.  

Greg Johnson has established himself as a luminary figure in the young Jazz community. As a student, he has garnered numerous accolades on the national and international levels. Honors include: winner of the Yamaha Young Artist Jazz Saxophone Competition, two-time finalist in the North American Saxophone Alliance Jazz Competition, Selectee for the prestigious Betty Carter Jazz Ahead residency at the Kennedy Center and Ravinia Music Festival's Steans Institute. Greg has won seven student music awards from Downbeat Magazine. As a professional, Greg has appeared in concert and on mainstream recordings with Jazz greats Curtis Fuller, Billy Taylor, Dick Oatts, Jay Anderson, Alan Pasqua, Peter Erskine, Bob Mintzer and many more. Currently a TA and doctoral student at USC, he has worked steadily in Los Angeles as a saxophonist, composer and teacher. Greg has released two recordings "Invisible" and "Way Back When" under his name and has contributed to dozens more.

-Greg Johnson: saxophone
-Colin Cook: guitar
-Jacob Mann: keyboard
-John Snow: Bass
-Pete Johnson: drums

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The Sound Room (View)
2147 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
United States


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Music > Jazz

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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