John Christianson (musician)

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John Christianson
John Christianson at WSU Mad Anthony 2007-04-20 01.jpg
Christianson performing with Reel Big Fish in 2007
Background information
Also known asLittle Johnny Christmas
BornOctober 2, 1975 (Age 41)
InstrumentsTrumpet, vocals
Associated actsReel Big Fish, The Forces of Evil

John Christianson (born October 2, 1975) is one of the current trumpet players in the California-based ska punk band, Reel Big Fish[1] in which his nickname is "Little Johnny Christmas."

He played trumpet in California-based ska punk band The Forces of Evil under the name John Evil before they disbanded. John is also the only current member of Reel Big Fish that graduated from college. When called upon, he does repairs on the band's brass instruments.

On the commentary for the Reel Big Fish Live DVD Our Live Album Is Better Than Your Live Album, John stated that he featured in the sci-fi comedy film Galaxy Quest. However, he is not mentioned on the full cast credits for the film. John also appeared in the film The Cable Guy as one of the herald trumpet players during the Medieval Times Scene. John has also appeared on the internet sketch comedy show Lanky Arms Live.


  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Biography: Reel Big Fish". Allmusic. Retrieved 14 April 2010.

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