Jay Jesse Johnson started playing guitar at the age of 10 and grew up listening to the blues and early rock & roll, which influenced his own style of guitar and vocals throughout a diverse musical evolution.
Johnson tours with his band, The Jay Jesse Johnson Band. A musical powerhouse that features the line up of Reed Bogart-Bass, Jeff “Smokey” Donaldson-Drums, Lee Evans, Hammond B3 and Angela Combs on Vocals.
Johnson has shared the stage with guitar greats, Johnny Winter, Robin Trower, Rick Derringer, Pat Travers as well as super groups, Aerosmith, Foghat, Fabulous Thunderbirds and Jefferson Starship, to name a few.
In Sept. 2015, Jay Jesse Johnson was featured with Robert Cray, Canned Heat and Joe Bonamassa in UK’s, The Blues magazine and called “The Next Generation Of Blues Superstars”. It features “Ghosts In Texas” from Johnson’s 5th solo album. In 2013, he was also featured in The Blues magazine’s cover CD “Cream Of Contemporary Blues” and has been featured in Classic Rock magazine, Blues Matters magazine, as well as other blues and rock magazines.