Gordon Johnson (musician)

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Gordy Johnson
Born 1952
Minneapolis, Minnesota USA
Genres Jazz
Instruments Double bass, bass guitar
Labels Igmod, Tonalities

Gordon "Gordy" Johnson, (born 1952 in Minneapolis, Minnesota) is an American double bassist and bass guitarist who has toured and/or recorded with numerous artists, a few of which include Roy Buchanan, Bill Carrothers, Lorie Line, Chuck Mangione, Dewey Redman, Greg Brown, Peter Ostroushko, Paul Winter Consort, Cliff Eberhardt, Maynard Ferguson, Becky Schlegel, Benny Weinbeck, Bradley Joseph, and Stacey Kent.

He is the older brother of Allan Holdsworth and James Taylor bassist Jimmy Johnson.


  • Gordon Johnson Trios (1996), Igmod
  • Trios, Vol. 2 (2002), Tonalities
  • Trios, Vol. 3 (2004), Tonalities
  • "Gordon Johnson Trios" (2005), Tonalities


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