JEF LEE JOHNSON

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Jef Lee Johnson was one of those unrecognized genius guitarists who haunt the history of the instrument. His is not exactly a local hero story: where a brilliant guitarist labors in the neighborhood clubs, unknown to anyone outside his town. Johnson was respected widely enough to have worked with: George Duke, Al Jarreau, Patti Labelle, James Carter, Erykah Badu, D’Angelo, Mariah Carey, Stanley Clarke, Aretha Franklin, Ronald Shannon Jackson, McCoy Tyner, Esperanza Spalding, Chaka Khan, David Sanborn, and a host of others. It is more a tale of a talent who never broke out as a solo artist, failing to find the wider recognition brought about by your name on the marquee.

Born in Philadelphia on June 26, 1958, Johnson grew up the youngest of five children in a musical family. He was influenced by the music of Herb Alpert, Eric Dolphy, Motown, Sergio Mendes, Leonard Bernstein, and the Vanilla Fudge.

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BlueBlue
Coconut Grove 1995
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News from JungleNews from Jungle
Emarcy Import 2007
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Communion by Jef Lee JohnsonCommunion by Jef Lee Johnson
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JEF LEE JOHNSON Blue album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Blue
RnB 1995
JEF LEE JOHNSON Communion album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Communion
RnB 1997
JEF LEE JOHNSON Hype Factory album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hype Factory
RnB 2001
JEF LEE JOHNSON Things Are Things album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Things Are Things
RnB 2002
JEF LEE JOHNSON St. Somebody album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
St. Somebody
RnB 2002
JEF LEE JOHNSON Laughing Boy album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Laughing Boy
RnB 2003
JEF LEE JOHNSON Jef Lee Johnson & The Wordy Mimes ‎: Hellion album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jef Lee Johnson & The Wordy Mimes ‎: Hellion
RnB 2003
JEF LEE JOHNSON Thisness album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Thisness
RnB 2007
JEF LEE JOHNSON The Zimmerman Shadow album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Zimmerman Shadow
Jazz Related Rock 2009

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JEF LEE JOHNSON The Singularity album cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
The Singularity
RnB 2000
JEF LEE JOHNSON Jef Lee Johnson - Sonny Thompson  - Michael Bland ‎: News From The Jungle album cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
Jef Lee Johnson - Sonny Thompson - Michael Bland ‎: News From The Jungle
Eclectic Fusion 2001

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