Justin Johnson ~ Nashville Blues Artist : AmmoLand’s Music Reload Featured Artist
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Justin Johnson ~ Nashville Blues Artist
Nashville-based Roots Blues and Americana artist Justin Johnson has been hailed by Guitar World as a “must-see act,” lauded as an “American Master” by John Carter Cash, and a “musical visionary” by Ted Nugent, has had his “funk” praised by Bootsy Collins, and his musical approach described as “timeless” by North Mississippi Allstar frontman Luther Dickinson. He has been recognized as Slidestock International Slide Guitar Champion, and his original music has been licensed to Wieden & Kennedy, Dodge Motor Co, Ken Burns, Florentine Films, and the list keeps growing.
Always innovating and following his own sound while taking inspiration from the past, Justin Johnson blurs the lines between the traditional and the cutting edge, taking current day music back to it’s roots and keeping the blues alive.
“IF WALLS COULD TALK” ALBUM – RELEASED AUGUST, 2016:
If Walls Could Talk is the newest album by Justin Johnson, Recorded at Cash Cabin and Produced by 5x Grammy Award winner John Carter Cash and Chuck Turner. Album Set includes CD, full-length DVD of behind-the-scenes video footage of studio sessions at Cash Cabin, and 24-pg booklet of photos & the stories behind the songs.
“IF WALLS COULD TALK” LINER NOTES:
“A true master’s musicianship holds true to influences, yet follows spirit and heart first, setting aside rules and forging new and inspired art. Maybelle Carter did this, as did Django Reinhardt, Hank Williams, and Jimmie Rodgers. But in our modern world, profound musical originality is rare, and fewer still hold strong to tradition, while moving on to create distinctive new music. If, in this marketed world of overstimulation and oversaturation, you are seeking an artist with distinguishing musicianship and artistry, I recommend you listen to: Justin Johnson.
When I first heard Justin, I was amazed. His technique is studied and focused, but still achieves previously unaccomplished inimitable ingenuity. He does this through a lately unstudied and somewhat forgotten method: honesty. Even though it may seem a familiar pathway, listen carefully…the music of Justin Johnson sets new destinations. You may hear the guitar style here of the old masters, the sounds of a wailing blues guitar, the tones of an ancient arch-top Gibson, the perfect sounds coming from a rare mandolin made in the early 1920’s, but there is more: and Justin will take you there.
I am blessed to have discovered Justin Johnson and ask that you join me, take in the music, take in the very soul of America… It is all here, and it comes from the only honest place it could: the heart.” ~ JOHN CARTER CASH, PRODUCER
“Justin Johnson brings to life old favorites as well as new material, with a twist all his own. Paying homage to the old, with the flair of the stars!! His music is timeless, yet fresh, with tastes of blues, folk, country, and rock. There is absolutely something for everyone on If Walls Could Talk.” ~ CHUCK TURNER, PRODUCER
OFFICIAL LINKS FOR “IF WALLS COULD TALK”
- Official LInk: www.JustinJohnsonLive.com
- Direct Purchase Link: www.rootsmusicschool.com/if-walls-could-talk.html
- iTunes Link: itunes.apple.com/us/album/if-walls-could-talk/id1138032207
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