J.J. Johnson

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Growing up in Austin, TX, JJ was surrounded by a variety of music from the very beginning. He has worked with many notable artist and musicians including Charlie Sexton, Doyle Bramhall, Boz Scaggs and John Mayer — who he teamed up with in 2003 for a 7 year stint. JJ does a variety of recording work as well in between these ventures.

In 2010, The Tedeschi Trucks Band began assembling their all-star eleven-piece unit featuring Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks. Laying down the groove for this amazing group remains JJ’s current focus today. Whose Hat Is This?

Advice to Aspiring Musicians

“Always stay humble, keep your ears open, and hang with the veteran musicians and absorb all they have to say. They have invaluable lessons in many areas such as professionalism, listening to the music, and having a positive attitude. ” J.J. Johnson