David D. Johnson
With over thirty-five years experience as a professional musician and educator, Dave Johnson keeps in high demand as a freelance trumpeter in the greater Sacramento area. He currently performs regularly with Sister Swing, Creole Jazz Kings, The Rhythm Vandals, Dean-0-Holics, Harley White Jr. Orchestra, Frankie Soul and No Control Band, Gordon Groft, J Harrison B, George Bruno Big Band, High Class Brass Big Band, and his own group. Elite Swing. Mr. Johnson has held former trumpet chairs for The Nibblers, Wooden Nickel Jass Band, Bill Rase Big Band, Elk Grove First Baptist Church, The Fred Morgan Big Band, The Horn Dawgs horn section. The Mike Torres Band, The Coasters,and The Drifters while touring North America.
Mr. Johnson holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in Trumpet Performance from California State University, Sacramento and is currently teaching private music lessons on woodwinds and brass. In addition, he has taught band in the Elk Grove area and was Director of Youth Bands for the Sacramento Traditional Jazz Society for the past twelve years. Mr. Johnson also works as a freelance composer, arranger, clinician, and recording artist.
Some of Dave Johnson's recording credits include; The San Francisco Forty Niners professional football team, Mick Martin and the Blues Rockers, Gordon Groft, Sister Swing, Creole Jazz Kings, and the Wooden Nickel Jass Band, to name a few.
Check out Dave's performance schedule on his facebook page.