In the words of Premiere Guitar Magazine, “ Johnny A.'s magic crosses over because, like Bill Frisell, he doesn't just play guitar - he plays music.”
Master Guitarist lights up Nighttown’s Stage!
Boston Hall of Fame inductee Johnny A. is a Gibson and now Epiphone signature guitarist (the Johnny A. Gibson is one of their most popular selling signature models) is a spectacular performer guaranteed to mesmerize an audience with the 1st riff! Johnny has shared the stage with artists from BB King to Steve Vai and everybody in between and has performed at such prestigious festivals as Eric Clapton’s Crossroads, the Montreal Jazz Festival, and Tokyo’s Fuji Rock Festival.
Coming back to his roots, Johnny has developed an intimate solo performance celebrating some of the greatest, and most influential, guitar work in history.
“The hallmark of a great artist is that they never sit still in their music explorations. Johnny A. in his “Just Me…And My Guitars” show reveals his considerable talents in his approach revealing his take on tunes that we have all grown up with and love. Since Johnny is alone, it is a perfect show for venues like ours.” - Tony Beadle / President, Rockport Music
“Devotion to melodies, tight dynamics and succulent tones perfectly temper Johnny’s balance of fire and ice.” - Guitar World
“Johnny A let’s his guitar speak for him with eloquence and spirit.” - Washington Post
“Johnny A. has eclectic musical vision and the skills to realize it… both accessible and sophisticated.” - JAZZIZ
“A musician who resists easy categorization and that’s always cool by us.” - London Free Press