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”At the age of 11, Johnny Summers sat in his bedroom, listening for the first time to Harry Connick Jr.’s ‘Blue Light, Red Light’ album.

The life, connection and humanity in that music, changed something inside of Johnny. That instant, he knew he was going to be a part of making that change happen inside of others. Johnny Summers

He immediately began seeking out the best teachers he could, wherever he could. His dynamic talent as a vocalist, trumpet player, arranger and composer, was born out of a true passion to exceed the status quo at every turn. Johnny has intentionally filled his life with top professionals in numerous disciplines and continues to be inspired by many he has met along the way, from the incomparable Wynton Marsalis to the core members of Harry Connick Jr.'s band.

This commitment to excellence and variety is evidenced in the seamless performance that he gives every time he steps onto the stage. He is a master of versatility, in both style and mood. Even after hundreds of concerts and years of working diligently on his craft, he still sees every performance as sacred. Johnny’s hours of daily practice can easily go well into the night. One of his many gifts to the audience comes in the form of expecting nothing but the best from himself and his musicians.

With unparalleled influences like Stevie Wonder, John Mayer, Louis Armstrong and Frank Sinatra, it comes as no surprise that he has something to offer everyone in the room. His musical abilities are accented by his natural capacity to bring wit, soul and laughter to every show.

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”Johnny Summers knows what he wants to do and does it!” - Will Friedwald, Wall Street Journal

””One of Canada's best kept secrets!” - Midwest Tape Review

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Album When It's Christmas Time by Johnny Summers

When It's Christmas...

SummerTime Music Corp
2015

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Album Piano Sessions: Volume 2 by Johnny Summers

Piano Sessions:...

SummerTime Music Corp
2015

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Album Piano Sessions: Volume 1 (Deluxe Edition) by Johnny Summers

Piano Sessions:...

Summer Time Music Corp/Nu Jazz Agency
2014

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Album Walk Through the Park by Johnny Summers

Walk Through the Park

Self Produced
2003

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