Lost & Found
As a music artist, poet, and photographer, I hope to capture what is 'lost' and share the mysteries of what is 'found.' My wish is that I would inspire, heal, and encourage you to leave this seemly lost world better than when you found it. My music is a mix of intelligent lyrics, strong vocals, and raw acoustic passion that resonate in the discerning listener. It all started with a prayer and a dream when I graduated from high school amongst the lush green trees, sparkling rivers, and roaring ocean of the southern Oregon coast with only a passion for music. After a few years of learning, playing in many college groups, and graduating with a music minor, I moved to the Seattle area to pave my own unique voice in the rich urban landscape. CREDITS!!!!!!! Contests/Awards: Voyager of the Seas Karioke contest finalist and opening act last show, 3rd Place Danny's Pub and Eatery Battle of the Bands and opening act. Press: Indie-Music.com says, 'Johnson's voice is flexible enough to be both gentle and gruff,' 'Johnson writes excellent, straight to the heart songs,' and 'Johnson is seriously earnest all the way through, from track one to ten.' Comedian Dave Chappelle says, 'Sweet songs. Keep it real man. Zip it up and Zip it out.' Tara from TalktoTara.com says, 'Great sound!' FOR RADIO AND SITES FEATURED, SEE THE LINKS TO THE LEFT AND MY 'RADIO PLAY' BLOG! Venues/Events: Danny's Pub and Eatery, Bellevue Rock Bottom, Border's Books (Bellevue, Seattle, Tukwila, Puyallup), Zoka Coffee Greenlake, Victor's Coffee House, Rick's Place, WOU, Celtic Bayou, Damon's Bar and Grill, O'Sheas, Connor Byrne, Murphy's Pub, Queen City Yacht Club, Performing Hearts, Ballard Fire House, PPC Consulting, Coronet Bay, private parties, weddings, lodges, and summer camps. Bands played in: Jamison A. Johnson, Rain 4 Rent, and Lise Nikkole Band. Shared bills with: Ellen Says No, Isaac Barham, 3SG (actively gigging as Woodrush), March Assembly, Stomping Grounds, Abby London, Naranja, Shan, Annie O'Neil, Lise Nikkole, Aaron Courtier, Dan Hawk, Summer Schar, Dan Halseth, Rain Like I Know, and Little Si. Session work: Mike Halen/Robert Hammerstrom Studios: Rainstorm, Cyze-O-Graph Music. Producers/Sound Engineers: Grammy nominated Paul Speer, Katherine Kavanaugh, and Robert Hammerstrom. DISCOGRAPHY: Lost and Found, 2007 Co-arranged song 'Everybody Knows' by Leonard Cohen and played guitar (Lise Nikkole Band) on 'Everbody Knows' film short by Duane Oft, 2002 Co-wrote 'Feel This Way' on the Lise Nikkole debut, 'Long Road Ahead,' 2001.