Richard Johnson

Date

Jan 28 2022
Expired!

Time

2 Show Available
6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Cost

$15.00

1st Set Richard Johnson’s “Saxophone Time!”

Showtimes:   6:00pm-7:15pm & 8:15pm-9:30pm

Pianist/Composer Richard Johnson hails from Pittsburgh, home to jazz greats Art Blakey, Ray Brown, Jeff “Tain” Watts and Ahmad Jamal, Richard D. Johnson has strong territorial jazz roots. He was first introduced to the piano at the age of five by his father, a gospel pianist from Baltimore, MD. Since then, he has cultivated a rich and pedigreed musical background being schooled by some of the most legendary jazz musicians and studying at the most esteemed institutions of music. After receiving a scholarship and graduating from the Berklee School of Music in just two years, Richard entered the Boston Conservatory where he earned a Master’s degree in Jazz Pedagogy

He was invited to become a member of Wynton Marsalis’ Septet and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, which he did from 2000-2003. He also played as part of the Russell Malone Quartet, Delfeayo Marsalis Quintet & The Bobby Watson Quartet.

Richard is an accomplished composer and arranger with four musical releases as a leader. His latest co- lead project with Gregory Generet, entitled 2 of A Kind, features a stellar cast jazz ensemble consisting of Freddie Hendrix on trumpet, Jon Beshay on tenor saxophone, Barry Stephenson on Bass, & Henry Conerway on drums.

In addition to performing, Richard is the founding member of “Johnson works LLC” a management placement service for musicians. In his current role he performs with world-class artist promoting jazz to a vast array of audiences.

Hourly Schedule

Nightly Showtimes (2 Shows)

6:00pm - 7:15pm
Saxophone Time!
First Show
8:15pm - 9:30pm
Saxophone Time!
Second Show
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