Johnson currently has the pleasure of assisting in advocating and crafting local cultural policy by sitting on the board for MACCNO (Music and Cultural Collation of New Orleans), which is a 501(c)3 non-profit whose mission is: "To empower the New Orleans music and cultural community through collective self-representation advocating in the interests of cultural preservation, perpetuation, and positive economic impact.". They toured the West Coast as a two piece, adding Billy Karren for two U.S. tours. © 2020 Johnson Productions LLC Management/Booking: info@CalvinJohnsonMusic.com Some user-contributed text on this page is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. George Johnson Jr., Ralph Johnson, Alfred Johnson, and Lionel Johnson all have had illustrious careers in their own rights. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon.com. Calvin Johnson is also the founder and owner of the influential indie label K Records (now Dub Narcotics) and has been cited as a major player in the beginning of the modern independent music movement. It’s hard to imagine what modern music would look like without Calvin Johnson. A catastrophic tour van crash in Montana in 2003 nearly ended the band's career in tragedy. More. Let us know what you think of the Last.fm website. about jazz's first trumpeter and New Orleans native Buddy Bolden. From 1994–1998, they released three albums. Like Bowie, he really does boast a back catalogue that is chock full of seminal, genre-defining work. Native Son's self-entitled sophomore release was received to rave reviews and voted as one of the the top releases of 2015 by Offbeat Magazine Readers Poll as well as achieving 8th highest grossing album sold at the 2015 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage festival. The band reunited for a 2008 performance in Boise, and may be working on new material. After meeting Ian MacKaye in 1980, Johnson later became friends with the members of Fugazi, and Beat Happening was the opening band on one of Fugazi's first tours. Journals. Known for his uniquely deep and droning singing voice, Johnson was a founding member of the bands Cool Rays, Beat Happening, Dub Narcotic Sound System, The Go Team and The Halo Benders. Calvin A. Johnson Jr (born November 21, 1985) is a saxophonist, composer and bandleader born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana.  As a prominent figure in the Olympia music scene, he was one of the major organizers of the seminal International Pop Underground Convention. Dub Narcotic Sound System, named after Calvin's famed analog recording studio, was a project that explored funkier, more dance-party-oriented material in the tradition of the Stax/Volt house bands. in Business from the University of New Orleans. In the spring of 2019 Calvin made his acting debut with a featured role in the Hollywood biopic "Bolden!" At NOCCA, under the instruction of the legendary Clyde Kerr Jr. and Kent Jordan, Calvin decided to pursue music as a career. The most recent album Calvin Johnson & The Sons of the Soil is a career-spanning collection of re-recorded songs with a band consisting of Kyle Field, Adam Forkner, and Jason Anderson, documenting that ensemble's 2003 West Coast touring lineup. "... a budding jazz giant..." -- Frank Etheridge, "a musical force to be reckoned with..." -- Melanie Falnia, "... a sweet, singing soprano..." -- Mick Carlton. Listen to Jewel's Lullaby by Calvin Johnson and 50 million songs with Amazon Music Unlimited. Johnson was born in Olympia, Washington. Johnson partnered with Hawaii lifestyle apparel brand Olukai and was and still continues to be a featured brand ambassador, appearing in their fall 2016 campaign. Calvin praises his long time mentor and close friend Edward “Kidd” Jordan who ingrained an impenetrable foundation in him at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation's School of Music and the Louis Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp.
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