Howard Johnson

Howard Johnson

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Keepin Love New (Remix)
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Flying High
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What Will I Say
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Mama Loves
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I Wish You Were Here

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One of the top tuba soloists since the early '60s, Howard Johnson is a versatile instrumentalist who not only plays tuba and baritone saxophone but also boasts a competent mastery of the trumpet, pennywhistle, bass clarinet, and other reeds. The Alabama native moved to New York in 1963, where he worked with Charles Mingus, Hank Crawford, and Archie Shepp. In 1966, he started a 20-year off-and-on association with Gil Evans. Johnson's four-tuba group Substructure performed with Ta... Read more

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