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Johnnie is from Akron, Ohio, refining his playing skills throughout the concert and club circuits from the age of eleven. Johnnie’s song writing is very extensive including all styles of musical effort Rock, Fusion, Heavy Metal, Jazz, Blues, New Age, and Classical influences. With a remarkable live performance, that displays his high energy, and burning soulful emotions, that is a must see! His specific blend of guitar textures is totally original and sounds uniquely like no one else, although the reflection of some of the greatest guitar players of our time can be heard dancing through his fingers. The magnificent sound of heartfelt guitar passages encompasses each and every song. He plays with total conviction and dedication to each musical journey he takes.
The Johnnie K Band was formed in Akron, Ohio, in the seventies, since then he has toured, and recorded over the span of 30 years. Performing a extensive library of instrumental guitar tantalizing goodness. JKB reformed in Florida, in 2005, with the release in 2005, called Keep on Pushin. The album displays new uncharted sounds, featuring songs like Kickin, and Stand Alone.
Johnnie’s guitar playing has been compared to Jimi Hendrix, Joe Santriani, Steve Vai, Jimmy Page and many other guitar hero’s.
At present Johnnie is working a heavy vocal based compositions for a new album to be released this fall. The songs include the best new rock delivered to date form the rocker. The band will take on a new sound providing a power house, hard rocking heavy metallic approach using drop tunings, and also a new addition to the guitar arsenal, a seven string guitar.
Working additionally on the new release called Seventh Star, which includes 12 masterful instrumental songs, featuring his unmistakable guitar playing abilities.
Electric Angel Productions 2011