Russ Johnson

Posted April 28, 2021

Milwaukee, WI

Russ Johnson is an active performer, educator and clinician. Johnson is the Director of Jazz Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. He has been involved in over 80 recordings and appeared in the 2018 DownBeat critics poll as a rising star in the trumpet category. He has worked alongside many of the legendary figures in jazz, recorded and/or performed with numerous prominent international jazz artists and performed in more than 40 countries.