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Aaron J Johnson

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Born: June 10, 1958    Primary Instrument: Trombone

Aaron J Johnson

Aaron J. Johnson (Composer, Arranger, Tenor Trombone, Bass Trombone, and Tuba) is a native of Washington, DC, but currently works in the New York City area and lives in Irvington, New Jersey. A familiar sight in the large ensembles of Jimmy Heath, Charles Tolliver, Charlie Persip, Frank Foster, Muhal Richard Abrams, Eddie Allen, Chico O'Farrill, as well as the Mingus Big Band, he also performs frequently with the Charles Tolliver Big band, Steve Turre and Sanctified Shells, The Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, the Ebony Brass Quintet, Frank Lacy's Vibe Tribe, The LaBamba Big Band, the Reggie Nicholson Brass Concept, Paradigm Shift, and Reggie Workman's Legacy Ensemble. He is a recorded composer and arranger and leads his own ensembles of various configurations including Don't Mean A Thing!, a funky trombone quartet, the medium-sized Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the Our Thing: The Salim Washington- Aaron Johnson Quintet. He has also performed with the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, the Count Basie Orchestra, the Duke Ellington Orchestra, the late Jaki Byard, Anthony Braxton, and David Murray, as well as Aretha Franklin and Gladys Knight (with and without The Pips), and Nancy Sinatra....
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As a Leader

TBA
Record Label
2007

Johnson: Trombone, Shells
Salim Washington: Tenor Sax, Flute, Oboe
Onaje Allan Gumbs: Piano
Robert Sabin: Bass
Victor Lewis: Drums
As A Side Musician

With Love
Charles Tolliver
Blue Note/ Mosaic
2007
Bass Trombone
Harlem Homecoming
Salim Washington
Ujam Records
2006
Tuba
Count It All Joy
Lance Bryant
LDB Music
2006
Trombone
Cloth
Oliver Lake
Passin' Thru
2003
Bass Trombone
Rhythm Within
Steve Turre
Verve
1994
Bass Trombone, Sheels

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