Lyrical and tasteful are the words used to describe Norman Johnson’s guitar playing. Norman has performed with such notables as Jerry Bergonzi, Bill Mays, Harvie S., Dave Brubeck, Phil Wilson, Chris Brubeck, and Pete Levin. In 1995, Norman, along with vocalist Dianne Mower, released their first collaborative cd “Maybe September” featuring Harvie S. This was followed by the big band recording “The New Millennium Jazz Ensemble” which featured Dianne Mower, Harvie S. and Bill Mays.
Norman was a partner in “J/P Productions” through the 80’s and 90’s where he composed original music for clients including UPS, IBM, Pratt & Whitney, and Otis. In 1997 He won “the Communicator” Award for a music/video production for Otis Elevator entitled “Otis in China”.
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