Henry Johnson (guitarist)
|Born||January 28, 1954|
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Henry Johnson (born January 28, 1954) is an American jazz guitarist from Chicago.
Johnson was born in Chicago on January 28, 1954, and grew up in Memphis. He started playing the guitar at the age of 12, teaching himself. He played various styles of music until hearing Wes Montgomery ignited an interest in jazz. He entered Indiana University in 1973.
Later life and career
Johnson has worked with Hank Crawford, Freddie Hubbard, Ramsey Lewis, Norman Simmons, Jimmy Smith, Sonny Stitt, Stanley Turrentine, Joe Williams, and Nancy Wilson. He has led his own bands since 1982.
- 1986 You're the One (MCA)
- 1988 Future Excursions (MCA)
- 1990 Never Too Much (MCA)
- 1993 Missing You (Heads Up)
- 1993 New Beginnings (Heads Up)
- 2000 An Evening at Sea (Chiaroscuro)
- 2003 Organic (A440)
- Kennedy, Gary W. (2003), Johnson, Henry, Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online. Oxford University Press, doi:10.1093/gmo/9781561592630.article.J605900
- Yanow, Scott (2013). The Great Jazz Guitarists. San Francisco: Backbeat. p. 101. ISBN 978-1-61713-023-6.
- "Henry Johnson | Album Discography | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 3 August 2017.