#MadMusicChops with Kris Johnson
At A-ccompany, we absolutely love great music and great musicians. And we're passionate about world-class musicians mentoring developing musicians!
Kris Johnson is an award-winning jazz trumpeter, composer, and educator. He has released several records of his own and appeared on an impressive list of albums, including three Grammy-nominated releases: Tony Bennett’s “A Swingin’ Christmas”, Karen Clark Sheard’s “All In One”, and The Count Basie Orchestra "All About That Basie". Kris is a currently a featured trumpeter and arranger with the Count Basie Orchestra.
The truth is that Kris does have some serious #MadMusicChops and he is one of the finest jazz soloist alive today. His taste, style, and improvisational creativity are off the charts! We love working with Kris and the cool thing is that you can play along and mentor with Kris and other incredible musicians through the A-ccompany App and Music Library!
Check out this beautiful flugal horn solo that Kris played on our recording of Chick Corea's famous song, Spain (arranged by Paul Jennings).
This arrangement is available through the A-ccompany App.
You can purchase the sheet music for this arrangement here.
As always, we love to receive #MadMusicChops video submissions from all you awesome musicians out there! Please feel free to send a 7-15 second video recording of your #MadMusicChops to firstname.lastname@example.org.