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May 5 2018 by Eric Johnsen

Thank you Arizona Commission on the Arts (and other little updates)

Hi all, So excited to have been chosen as a recipient of the Arizona Commission on the Arts Artist Research and Development Grant for 2018. Such an honor to stand alongside such an impressive group of artists from across Arizona! With just eight weeks before my co-producer Doug Martin and I leave for New York […]

Dec 31 2017 by Eric Johnsen

ALSO…

We’ll be launching an on-line funding campaign to start the new year, so stay tuned for the details, and please pass it on! Peace.

Dec 31 2017 by Eric Johnsen

Trip to New York

Traveled to NYC over Thanksgiving weekend. Met with musicians, heard Glenn Zaleski and Daniel Dor (and others) play their asses off, checked out studios, and got a taste of the scene I’ll be recording in next year. (Many thanks to Steven Zevin — “The Singing CPA” — for letting me use his extra apartment during […]

Nov 19 2016 by Eric Johnsen

Where the North Wind Woodrows…

Recently (well, sort of recently) I worked again with the multi-talented Gus Woodrow. This time he recorded a guitar track for my demo recording of Where the North Wind Blows (part of what will be the Liminality project). Gus always puts the music first, driven by his tireless pursuit of artistic excellence. My kind of […]

Oct 26 2016 by Eric Johnsen

With support like this, how can I go wrong?

  Wanted to express my sincere appreciation for some local cats who’ve been helping me get my parts – and my act — together. String players Jim Carrer, Joseph Pagan, and Michael Fan have been invaluable in helping me with the string parts. Christine Boone gave me great advice about the harp, as did Gus […]