School of Music Visiting Artist
Josh Johnson is a Los Angeles based saxophonist, keyboardist, and composer. His debut solo album, "Freedom Exercise," earned critical acclaim, featuring in Rolling Stone and Bandcamp's Best Music of 2020 lists. He's a key member of Jeff Parker's quartet, contributing saxophone and effects to the acclaimed 2022 release, "Mondays at the Enfield Tennis Academy." From 2018 to 2022, Johnson served as Musical Director for soul sensation Leon Bridges, showcasing his talents worldwide, from the Hollywood Bowl to Glastonbury, Sydney Opera House, and London's Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. His contributions span a diverse range of artists, including Harry Styles, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Miley Cyrus.