Wayne Johnson

Acoustic Guitar from Carlsbad, CA - Will travel up to 100 miles
MEMBER SINCE 2019
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About
WAYNE JOHNSON bio
*Studied at Berklee College of Music in the 70s
*Formed "Wayne Johnson Trio" and joined "Manhattan Transfer" in late 70s... touring worldwide 20 plus years.
*Released 6 Trio cds of original music, 2 solo acoustic cds & several compilations of original solo acoustic arrangements as a tribute to the song books of: Henry Mancini, Burt Bacharach, Leiber & Stoller & Cole Porter on Solid Air Records
*Performed on dozens of other artist's recordings worldwide.
*Has toured and recorded with Manhattan Transfer, Rickie Lee Jones, Natalie Cole, Bette Midler, Henry Mancini... to name the main few.
*Started studying solo acoustic guitar in the early 90s opening up for John Tesh, whom offered Wayne's first solo acoustic recording contract on Polygram.
*3 year run with the Bette Midler group at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas
*Performed in concert with Tommy Emmanuel & Doyle Dykes
*Won a Grammy for "Pop Instrumental Album of the Year" in 2005 for his solo acoustic inclusion on the 2004 cd "Henry Mancini: Pink Guitar”
*Wayne's solo acoustic cd "One Guitar" was listed #2 out of the "top 20 acoustic guitar recordings to own" by Jazziz Magazine
*WJ has been a fan of, and involved with...Taylor Guitars since the mid 90s becoming a bona fide clinician in 2005. He continues to help out in R&D and is a product specialist performing at Taylor Guitars Road Shows throughout the US and Canada.
*Currently, when not on the road, Wayne is busy in his studio recording for a host of producers as well as composing and arranging for 2 new solo acoustic guitar CDs, a contemporary ukulele venture and always...education!... continuing the study of improvisation as applied to guitar
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2019
Aug
30
Jolly Roger
Oceanside, CA
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
2019
Aug
23
Jolly Roger
Oceanside, CA
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
2019
Aug
22
Le Papagayo
Encinitas, CA
12:00 AM - 3:00 AM
2019
Aug
16
Jolly Roger
Oceanside, CA
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
2019
Aug
10
Le Papagayo
Encinitas, CA
12:00 AM - 3:00 AM
2019
Aug
9
Jolly Roger
Oceanside, CA
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
2019
Aug
2
Jolly Roger
Oceanside, CA
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
2019
Jul
26
Jolly Roger
Oceanside, CA
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
2019
Jul
25
Le Papagayo
Encinitas, CA
12:00 AM - 3:00 AM
2019
Jul
19
Jolly Roger
Oceanside, CA
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
2019
Jul
13
Le Papagayo
Encinitas, CA
12:00 AM - 3:00 AM
2019
Jul
12
Jolly Roger
Oceanside, CA
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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Please note Wayne Johnson will also travel to Oceanside, San Luis Rey, Vista, Encinitas, Cardiff By The Sea, San Marcos, Bonsall, Rancho Santa Fe, Solana Beach, Escondido, Camp Pendleton, Del Mar, Fallbrook, San Diego, Valley Center, La Jolla, Pala, Poway, San Clemente, Temecula.
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