Band: Big Mike Griffin/Buddy Miles
Johnny grew up listening to classic rock and r&b from the 60s and 70s like Led Zeppelin, James Brown, Cream and the Meters.
He started his career touring with a Los Angeles-based gospel choir throughout the U.S. and Canada. Johnny spent the next several years playing rock, blues, r&b, zydeco and folk music across the U.S., Australia, Canada, and New Zealand before finally settling in Nashville, TN.
In Nashville, Johnny worked with a variety of blues, rock, and r&b artists and songwriters. He was Big Mike Griffin’s drummer for 16 years, which included 2 years touring and recording with the legendary Buddy Miles.
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2007 All My Runnin’ – Big Mike Griffin
2005 Iron City Blues soundtrack – Big Mike Griffin
2003 Two Lane Road – Big Mike Griffin
2001 Live at the Full Moon Saloon – Big Mike Griffin
2000 Livin’ Large – Big Mike Griffin and Buddy Miles
1999 Twin Brothers of Different Mothers – Big Mike Griffin
1998 Live at 3rd and Lindsley – various artists
1997 Harley in the Rain – Big Mike Griffin