Easter Weekend & New Projects

Hello all! I am excited about new projects coming up that I have been working on! On the academic route I am still plugging away at my thesis and will be finished with my ethnomusicology M.A. this summer! I am hoping and believing this will be the year that all of the plans for a […]

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Busy Days

Last week was a beautifully busy week of music. On Saturday I was in Greensboro, NC for a rehearsal with Stephen Roach and Michael Pritchard of the band Songs of Water. The rehearsal was for a percussion trio that will be accompanying three very talented dancers during the second night of The Breath and the […]

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Events

This past weekend I loaded up a small percussion rig in the “man-van” and headed to Southport, NC to perform for a fundraiser event. The event was held at the Southport community building which is right on the banks of the Cape Fear River where the Atlantic Ocean and the Intercostal Waterway join. I was […]

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A brief look back…

Happy Thursday everybody. Here are a couple throwbacks from not far back. In fact these photos were from the fall of 2015. The first photo is of me and Tanja Bechtler performing at the beautiful Mint Museum in Uptown Charlotte. The acoustics in the Mint are a musicians dream. Tanja Bechtler performed on her 18th […]

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A blessed New Years to all of you

Hello everyone! A new year is upon us and I have been busy working on new projects. Below is a photo of part of my studio. I have been working on it all year and have had the privilege of recording percussion for at least two different projects. I will post some more photos in […]

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Reviews & Latest Cajon Development

New Music: Spring has arrived and here in the southeastern region of the US the flowers are beginning to bloom. With spring comes new growth ┬áin the environment and so it seems to be the same with my music endeavors. I have been busy preparing my personal studio in order to be ready to begin […]

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Travels and Music

Hello everyone! It has once again been way too long for a post update! I have a new resolution to do this much more often! I know I have said that before so let’s see how I do this year… I have been super busy, and that has so far been a good thing. I […]

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Updates

Hello friends! I have been quite busy lately with music and life in general. My new CD “Sacred Roots” (Raices Sagrado) will be released August 12th! You can also watch a music video of the song “Como el Viento” from the album. Also I still give percussion (congas, cajon, djembe, etc.) lessons online. Below is […]

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New Single

You can now purchase the first song from upcoming album “Sacred Roots”. http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/williamjohnson4 This song is a fusion of Cuban Latin percussion, Native American flute, pop-rock, with soulful vocals laying on a bed of warm electric guitar tones and jazzy keyboards. The inspiration from the song comes from the scripture John 3:8. Through the years […]

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New Music Video!

Hello everybody! I am very excited to share this new music video with you!!!!! The song should be available for purchase and download Monday December 16, 2013 I pray you enjoy this first music video from the upcoming “Sacred Roots” project

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