Thursday, December 1, 2016

Eric Johnson

Artist:  Eric Johnson
Born:  August 17, 1954.  Austin, Texas, USA
Genre:  Rock, Instrumental Rock, Jazz Fusion, Blues
Occupation:  Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Producer
Instruments:  Guitar, Vocals

Eric Johnson is an American Guitarist from Austin, Texas, best known for his Electric Guitar skills.  He plays in many genres, including Rock, Blues, Jazz Fusion, Soul, Folk, New Age, Classical and Country.  His album Ah Via Musicom in 1990 was certified Platinum by RIAA and the Single "Cliffs Of Dover" won the Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance.  Guitar Player Magazine has called hi "One Of The Most Respected Guitarists On The Planet".

Title:  EJ  (2016)
Genre:  Rock, Instrumental Rock, Jazz Fusion, Blues, Folk, Country
Label:  Provogue Records
Rating:   *****


 1.  Mrs. Robinson  (2:43)
 2.  Water Under The Bridge  (2:35)
 3.  Wonder  (3:12)
 4.  Wrapped In A Cloud  (6:07)
 5.  Once Upon A Time In Texas  (3:43)
 6.  One Rainy Wish  (4:26)
 7.  Serinidad  (2:21)
 8.  Fatherly Downs  (4:00)
 9.  The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise  (2:42)
10. November  (5:37)
11. All Things You Are  (4:10)
12. Scarborough Fair  (3:53)
13. Song For Irene  (2:29)


Eric Johnson:  Acoustic Guitar, Classical Guitar, Piano, Vocals

Special Guests:

On Track 4:

Chris Skiles:  Drums 
Roscoe Beck:  Bass
John Hagen:  Cello
James Robinson:  Background Vocal
Kevin Hall:   Percussion

On Track 6:

Chris Maresh:  Bass
Wayne Salzmann:  Drums
Sara Jane Dailey:  Background Vocal

On Track 9:

Dohle Dykes:  Acoustic Guitar

On Track 10:

Molly Emerman:  Violin
Tommy Taylor:  Drums
Roscoe Beck:  Bass

EJ is the ninth studio album by Eric Johnson, was released on October 7, 2016 by Provogue Records.  This album is his first full acoustic album to celebrate his acoustic side.

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