Active on the music scene for over twenty years, Johnston has performed and recorded with many of the worlds best, including John Abercrombie, Don Alias, Shirley Jeff Johnston is a Canadian based jazz pianist, film composer, and educator. His works are infused with alluring harmonies, lush textures, rhythmic inventiveness and spontaneity. Chuck Berg of Jazz Times Magazine wrote “This is music, that while at the contemporary cutting edge, is both immediately and immensely satisfying.” Johnston’s trio and quartet recordings established him as one of the country’s most respected pianists and composers, leading the Toronto Star’s Geoff Chapman to deem Johnston as “clearly in Canada’s top ranks” and the Globe and Mail’s Mark Miller to say ” This is Canadian jazz at it’s best”. Johnston has recorded and performed with some of the biggest names in jazz including John Abercrombie, Sheila Jordan, Dave Liebman and Kenny Wheeler. His film music has been heard on PBS, CBC-TV, CBC Newsworld, The Documentary Channel, Teletoons, CTV, Global TV and he has scored numerous films for the National Film Board of Canada.

Musicians:
Jeff Johnston – piano
Fraser Hollins – bass
tbc – Drums

Youtube video: “At You”

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