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Turn It Up! 5 w/ Saxaphonist Ski Johnson

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Ski Johnson, a Washington, DC based saxophonist, who is world renown for his captivating soulful jazz style that undisputedly makes him a musical force in the New Millennium. Artistically, his creative, distinctive and versatile sound is comparable to renowned soul and jazz artists such as the late Grover Washington Jr., Gerald Albright, Najee, and the late George Howard... His versatility can be experienced listening to the wide variety of compositions he has written, including “Follow a Rainbow”, a hypnotic groove, and “A Message to Miles”, a heartfelt tribute to jazz great Miles Davis. During his carreer he's toured worldwide with such greats as Lionel Hampton, Nancy Wilson, Phyllis Hyman, the Harper Brothers, Billy Taylor, Lo-Key, Freddie Jackson, Mikki Howard and recently, Roy Ayers, Patti LaBelle,Brian McKnight,Tony Terry,and Alyson Williams. In addition to the numerous concerts he has performed, Ski has made many appearances nationally on television and radio stations. He has performed in Los Angeles at the House of Blues. He has made guest appearances on Good Morning America, FOX 5 Morning News, The Channel 9 Morning Show, The Donnie Simpson Show, Black Entertainment Television (BET) and The Tonight Show (Jay Leno). And now we are excited and honored to welcome Ski Johnson to Turn It Up! To share with us A Measure Of Truth three-time Grammy Nominated Jazz Musician. New Beginnings Wide-A-Wake Records