GREG JOHNSON New Zealand – Los Angeles CA Pop Acoustic Lyrical
Greg Johnson is a household name in his home country of New Zealand, where he has had multiple Gold and Platinum selling albums on the EMI/Capitol Label. When not touring he lives in Los Angeles, where he writes, records and produces for himself and others. A prolific and gifted songwriter with eight studio albums to date he has won numerous New Zealand music awards including the prestigious APRA (Australian ASCAP) Silver Scroll for songwriting.
Johnson moves with ease between the piano, trumpet and guitar and his concerts are heavily influenced by his early musical days as a nightclub singer and raconteur. Filling everything from Opera Houses and Theatres to intimate clubs when he tours down-under he also performs select smaller venues in the USA , Australia, Ireland and UK .
Since his first breakthrough single “Isabelle” hit the charts and hearts of kiwis in the early 90’s he has produced 8 studio albums and toured New Zealand relentlessly, building a strong and loyal fan-base. His live shows are legendary for their musicianship, intimac,y and humor.
Johnson’s music has been featured in a variety of Television and film including: “The Hills”, “High School Reunion”, “Road Rules”, “Outrageous Fortune”, “Mysterious Ways”, “Beautiful People” and the movies “Last Chance Harvey” (2009) starring Dustin Hoffman and Emma Thompson, “50 Pills” (2007) and “Entry Level” (2008). Greg has performed all over with superstars such as The Wallflowers, The Corrs, Bic Runga, Natalie Merchant, Dave Dobbyn and Paul Kelly.