“William Johnson creates scintillating compositions with lively percussion, strings, new age sounds, and world fusion melodies that are truly unforgettable.”  –Matthew Forss, Inside World Music Blog (Sacred Roots CD Review)

http://insideworldmusic.blogspot.com/2014/08/cd-review-william-johnsons-sacred-roots.html

A Stirring musical tribute to beauty, history, and diversity, straight from the life of William Johnson” -Josh Davis, Founder of Proskuneo Ministry (Sacred Roots CD Review)

“…Johnson is obviously a musician with eclectic tastes; so it stands to reason that he would want to add some variety to this 2011 release. Flor de Vida is fairly unpredictable, and that is a good thing…”
Alex Henderson – Alex Henderson; Contributing Writer for All Music Guide, Jazzizz, Jazz Times

“Nelson Rodriguez Top Latin Jazz CD’s of 2011” (Flor de Vida)

Nelson Rodriguez – Latinos Unidos

“Johnson’s outstanding compositions are sophisticated and lyrical but always with a rich and hard rhythmic foundation.”
Wilbert Sostre – Latin Jazz Network
http://latinjazznet.com/2012/07/09/reviews/cds/william-johnson-flor-de-vida/

“…musica es muy maravillosa y su trabajo en lo espiritul me ha conmovido…” “…The music is beautiful and spiritually moving…” (Flor de Vida)
Lucho Bilongo – El Tren Latino WRFL 88.1FM Lexington, Kentucky

“…”Flor de Vida” (Flower of Life) is the latest production by percussionist William Johnson, in conjunction with two L.A. Cuban friends -percussionist Luis Conte and keyboardist/pianist Alberto Salas. What I loved about this CD is how many of the songs were inspired by Biblical passages.”…”
Nelson Rodriguez – Latin Beat Magazine

 

 

 

 

“William Johnson is an artist, a husband, a father, a friend, and a tremendous conga player with a love for Latin music, and above all a worshiper…The entire album is a delightful blend of rhythms, cultures, and styles (Latin, Afro-Caribbean, Rock, Jazz, and even Native American!”
Josh Davis (founder of Proskuneo Ministries) – For Unity in Christ Magazine

“The sound of Congo drums filled the halls of Womack Army Medical Center’s ground level, Sept. 22. Willie Johnson, a latin jazz musician pounded out a rhythmic Hispanic tune for the packed Weaver Auditorium…”
Sharilyn Wells – Paraglide

“Top Selling Album; Latin Genre & World Beat; CD Baby”
CD Baby – CD Baby

“Editors Pick; El Watusi”
El Watusi – El Watusi

“Editors Pick; Descarga.com”
www.descarga.com – Descarga

“…Williams released his contemporary solo debut, “Freedom Joybeat,” in 2009. But on his latest project, “Flor de Vida,” Williams dabbles in Latin jazz music and collaborates with artists like Grammy Award winners Luis Conte on timbales, surdo, bells, and vocals; and Mark Faine, on upright bass. Other participating acts include acoustic guitarist Alex Anders, saxophonist and flutist Michael Parlett and drummer Daniel Willy…”
Jessica Duvault – Fayetteville Weekender

“…Como las Flores es una descarga energetica que recomendamos en Solar Latin Club…” “…Como Las Flores is an energetic song we highly recommend at Solar Latin Club…”
DJ El Chino – Solar Latin Club

“…William took our Zumba Fitness class to a whole new level with his wonderful live percussion! His passion for music and love for people shined and transmitted through his music. I use his music in my Zumba fitness classes…”
Meshelle Williams; Premier Zumba Instructor, Racine, Wisconsin – Fun Fitness Concepts