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Marc Johnson

Marc Johnson

1953 -

Origin: United States

Main instrument: Bass/double bass/cello

Genre: Jazz

A renowned bassist, Marc Johnson boasts an enviable CV studded with collaborations with illustrious musicians including the Woody Herman Orchestra (1977), Bill Evans (1977-1980), Stan Getz (1981-1982) and John Abercrombie (1983). However, it was Bass Desires, the all-star quartet he created in 1985 with Bill Frisell, John Scofield and Peter Erskine, that earned him international recognition, with the group releasing two captivating albums on ECM. In 1989, he founded Right Brain Patrol, a trio with guitarist Ben Monder and percussionist Arto Tuncboyaci, recording 2 albums. Next, he landed at Verve, crafting The Sound of Summer Running in 1997 with Bill Frisell, Pat Metheny and Joey Baron, and two years later, If Trees Could Fly, a duo with Eric Longsworth. Shades of Jade (2005) was a major hit with audiences and critics, featuring his wife, Eliane Elias, Joe Lovano and Joey Baron, as was Swept Away, released in 2012 on ECM.

1989 Bass Desires Saturday, July 1, 1989 at 11 p.m.
UQAM / Salle Marie-Gérin-Lajoie
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1993 Son nouveau groupe accoustique Lyle Mays Quartet Saturday, July 3, 1993 at 6 p.m.
Spectrum de Montréal
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Marc Johnson's Right Brain Patrol Saturday, July 3, 1993 at 10:30 p.m.
Salle du Gesù
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1995 Toots Thielemans Saturday, July 1, 1995 at 6 p.m.
Théâtre Maisonneuve
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1997 Pat Metheny, Roy Haynes, Marc Johnson Saturday, June 28, 1997 at 8 p.m.
Club Soda
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Sunday, June 29, 1997 at 8 p.m.
Club Soda
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Monday, June 30, 1997 at 8 p.m.
Club Soda
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Dino Saluzzi Trio Wednesday, July 2, 1997 at 11 p.m.
Salle du Gesù
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1998 Eric Longsworth & Marc Johnson Friday, July 3, 1998 at 11 p.m.
Théâtre du Nouveau Monde
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2001 Charles Lloyd Thursday, June 28, 2001 at 10:30 p.m.
Spectrum de Montréal
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Enrico Pieranunzi, Marc Johnson & Gabriele Mirabassi Friday, June 29, 2001 at 6 p.m.
Salle du Gésù
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2015 Eliane Elias, Made in Brazil with Marc Johnson, Rubens De La Corte and Rafael Barata Friday, July 3, 2015 at 8 p.m.
Salle Ludger-Duvernay Monument National
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