Johnny Case

Born: August 24, 1947    Primary Instrument: Piano

Johnny Case was born into a musical family on August 24, 1947 in Fort Worth, Texas. Both parents (J.C. and Floy Case) had been active in early country music during the 1930's and 1940's. The music activities resumed in the mid-1950's in Paris, Texas where Johnny and his older brother Jerry Case were child performers on regional country music shows. An intense interest in R&B led to Johnny's obsession with modern jazz while in his early teens. This is when Johnny Case began to teach himself to play piano. Jerry was already a guitarist in a local dance band and soon had his younger brother playing professionally...
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Fort Worth Music Hall of Fame: the inaugural class of 2004 by Fort Worth Weekly newspaper. Texas Western Swing Hall of Fame in San Marcos, Texas 2009
Album Title (Record Label Name, Year released)
Vibra-Dream Currents RPC, 1969
Sextet Sessions Priority, 1972
Pleasant Dreams Dawn, 1773
Contrasts in Jazz Priority, 1974
Serenade Priority 1974
Eclipse Priority 1975
Two Moods Priority 1976
Jazz Potpourri Priority 1978
Creative Explosions Priority 1981
Just a Case of Love Priority 1990
Heart of the Great Southwest Priority 1993
Jazz Journey Priority 2001
Last Nites Priority 2001
Waiting For the Moment Sea Breeze 2004
Jhon Kahsen: Love's Bitter Rage GDN 2005
Texas Sunset Suite Musicase 2007
Spectrum of Specters Musicase 2008
Strays...and Other Songs Musicase 2008

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