Greg Johnson Contemporary Big Band
This is a full big band that features some of the best musical talent in the Bay Area. The band plays all original music by Greg Johnson. August 12th will feature a new set of original music as well as Greg's reimagined arrangements of Michael Jackson tunes!
Dr. Greg Johnson is quickly becoming recognized as a luminary figure in the Jazz community. Equally at home in multiple musical genres, Greg has developed a unique musical style that combines Jazz, Classical and Popular music.
As a saxophonist, 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. He has appeared on stage with with Pop and Rock acts such as Saint Motel, Robin Thicke and Barry Manilow.
As a composer, Gregs music has been heard and performed around the country and the world in both Jazz and Classical contexts in small group, big band and symphonic formats.
Having lived in Los Angeles for the past five years, Greg is now in the San Francisco area serving as the new Director of Jazz Studies at the Marin School of the Arts.
Greg has released three recordings "Invisible" "GJ3" and City People under his name and has contributed to dozens more.
The Sound Room (View)
Oakland, CA 94612
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|