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Randy Johnston

Primary Instrument: Guitar

Randy Johnston

Electric blues meets bebop with contemporary influences. An exciting convergence of sounds that has made Randy Johnston one of the hottest jazz guitarists both in the United States and abroad.

January 2006 marked the release of “Randy Johnston Live”, a full length DVD trio recording. This comes on the heels of the audio CD “Is It You?” which was a major hit on jazz radio in 2005. His previous eight CDs “Hit and Run”,”Detour Ahead”, “Homage”, “Riding the Curve”, “Somewhere in the Night”, “In-A-Chord”, “Jubilation”, and “Walk On” have all recieved critical acclaim and commercial success. Johnston's recordings have throught the years featured an impressive array of sidemen including Grady Tate, Joey De Francesco, Benny Green, Eric Alexander, Idris Muhammad, and the legendary Johnny Griffin among others. These albums feature both original material and compositions drawn from the great American songbook as well as new interpretations of the classic jazz repertoire....
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"Randy Johnston Live"- Randy Johnston; Mel Bay 21188
"Is It You?"-Randy Johnston; Highnote HCD 7122
"Hit and Run"- Randy Johnston; HighNote HCD 7098
"Detour Ahead"- Randy Johnston; HighNote HCD 7027
"Homage"- Randy Johnston; J Curve JCR 1010
"Riding the Curve"- Randy Johnston; J Curve JCR 898
"Somewhere in the Night"- Randy Johnston; HighNote HCD 7007
"In A-Chord"- Randy Johnston; Muse MCD 5512
"Jubilation"- Randy Johnston; Muse MCD 5495
"Walk On"- Randy Johnston; Muse MCD 5432
"All Soul"- Houston Person; Highnote HCD 7146
"The Champ"- Joey DeFrancesco; HighNote HCD 7032
"One Monkey Don't Stop No Show"- Irene Reid; Savant SCD 2028
"LIve on the QE2"- The Lou Donaldson Quartet; Chiaroscuro CR(D) 366
"Why Not!"- Houston Person; Muse MCD 5433
"The Party"- Houston Person; Muse MCD 5451
"Christmas with Houston Person and Friends"- Houston Person; Muse MCD 5530
"Another Real Goodun"- Jack McDuff; Muse MCD 5374
"Sugar"- Etta Jones; Muse MCD 5379
"Christmas with Etta Jones"- Etta Jones; Muse MCD 5411
"Travelin' Light"- Della Griffin; Muse MCD 5496
"I'll Get By"- Della Griffin; Muse MCD 5568
"You Got me Runnin'"- Larry O'Neil; Muse MCD 5426
"Doodlin'"- Papa John DeFrancesco; Muse MCD 5501
"Comin' Home"- Papa John DeFrancesco; Muse MCD 5531
"3 AM"- Rich Shemaria Jazz Orchestra; Amosaya Music AM 2536
"The Organizers plus One"- The Organizers; Olufsen DCOD 5375
"Joel Chasson's Jazz Mirage"- Joel Chasson; OTD 1003-2
"Eat Meat"- Paul Wagenburg Trio; Real Records RT 109-2

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