Johnson is a Dove Award nominated composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist best known as a bass player currently based in Texas.
As producer and bass player he has worked with many artists such as: Khalid, FOX’s “The Four” Winner: Evvie McKinney, Charlie Wilson, Lilly Goodman, Latin Grammy award winner Marcos Vidal, among many others.
Born in Guatemala City in 1982, he was immersed at a very young age in various musical environments: Rock&Roll, Gospel, R&B, Funk and Jazz.
By the age of 20, Johnson was proficient on piano and bass guitar and already writing songs. He started composing and performing professionally at that age and since then he’s been traveling and working all around the globe.
In 2006 Johnson became a part of the production team of Grammy Award nominated producer/drummer Alvaro Lopez and at the same time he became the bass player for Lopez’s “Resq Band”. Johnson toured for almost two years with Resq Band. During his time with Lopez, he was part of many master recordings for artists/musicians such as: Mexican superstar Yuri, bassists Abraham Laboriel, John Peña, guitarist Michael Landau, percussionist Luis Conte and many others.
In 2013, Johnson started touring as Music Director for mexican singer Marcela Gandara (one of Latin America’s top selling christian artists), and also produced Gandara’s 2017 album “Cerca Estas”. In 2018, “Cerca Estas” was nominated for “Best Christian Album” at the Latin Grammy Awards. Johnson was also nominated as producer in the category of “Best Christian Album in Spanish” at the 2018 Dove Awards.
In 2016 Johnson was a part of Khalid‘s debut album “American Teen”. Since then, Johnson has been producing, writing and recording with many international artists and labels from all around the world.
In 2020, Johnson produced one of Latin America’s top selling christian artist Lilly Goodman’s upcoming album (schedule for release in the fall of 2020).
Johnson also co-produced and composed along with LA based producer Emile Ghantous, Charlie Wilson’s new single “One I Got” released on June 26, 2020.