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The Jay Jesse Johnson Band / Press

““THIS IS A MODERN DAY BLUES MASTER KEEPING THE SPIRIT OF THE DEARLY DEPARTED ALIVE AND WELL. ILLUSTRATING WHAT TREMENDOUS TOUCH AND TONE HE MANAGES TO GET OUT OF HIS GUITAR.””

Clive Rawlings - Blues Matters Magazine

“JAY JESSE JOHNSON REIGNS SUPREME ON THE GUITAR AND PROVES THAT HE IS THE REAL DEAL...YOU OWE IT TO YOURSELF TO TUNE INTO THIS AMAZING GUITARIST.”

“Indiana guitar slinger, "Jay Jesse Johnson" is one of the best guitarists from overseas for over a quarter of a century...”

“Blues fans and guitar-oriented music lovers are always looking for a CD that cooks from top to bottom. Jay Jesse Johnson has created an over the top product that will resonate loudly among blues rock enthusiasts.”

Mike Varney - Shrapnel Records-Group

“I know when to call an Ace an Ace and Jay Jesse Johnson is holding all four of 'em...Highly Recommended!!!”

“THE HOTTEST NEW BLUES ROCK.”

Featured on the cover-mount CD "Bluesbreakers" - Classic Rock Magazine

“When you christen an album "Play That Damn Guitar" there is a certain pressure to prove that you're not a sausage-fingered Fender- fumbler. Indiana gunslinger Johnson passes that test - he's a gloriously fluid axeman.”

Henry Yates - Classic Rock Magazine

“JAY JESSE JOHNSON IS THAT NEW GENERATION GUITAR HERO! PERIOD! AND HE DELIVERS IN "PERFECT" FASHION...”

GENO DEZI - RAISED ON ROCK / AXECALIBER - WITR Radio, Rochester, NY

“OK, THIS IS A MUSICAL LAND THAT HAS BEEN CULTIVATED BY MANY, BUT IT'S NOT HOW MUCH YOU CAN GROW OR HOW HIGH YOUR PLANTS CAN BECOME, IT'S THE QUALITY OF THE CROP THAT MATTERS, AND JJJ IS SURE ONE HELL OF A BLUES ROCK GUITAR FARMER!”

Janne Stark - FUZZ - ROCK MAGAZINE, Sweden

“The cream of contemporary blues music. "Johnson is at his hard driving best"”

Issue 6 - The Blues Magazine

“Nothing is more impressive than a well hung Fender/Stratocaster, the tool of choice on men like Jay Jesse Johnson, who pounds the hell out of his instrument.”

“Jay Jesse Johnson, one of the most powerful and electrifying guitarists you will ever hear - See more”

“Jay Jesse Johnson is a Strat Cat. He burns up the frets with liquid-fire licks and eruptions of electric riffery at every stop. His deep, smoky voice is smooth like Gentleman Jack.”

“With a deep, sharp and at times downright dirty blues style Tripe J, as his friends call him, is a guitarist with tremendous touch and tone who manages to convey emotion through his guitar like it was the first language he learned as a child.”

“Many Fans of Robin Trower, Pat Travers, and Gary Moore should appreciate Johnson’s impressive command of the rock blues guitar lexicon as well as his soulful classic voice, which are a rare combination.”

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