MoMM@Home: Kris Johnson - The Flugelhorn

Air Date: Friday, February 5, 2021 @ 2:00 PM (Pacific)
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  • Description

    Composer, arranger, trumpeter, educator, and audiovisual artist, Kris Johnson joins us for a special discussion about his career as well as a look at the flugelhorn!

    Kris Johnson is an award-winning trumpeter, composer, and educator. He has appeared on five Grammy-nominated albums and composed the original score for the four-time Emmy-nominated webseries “King Ester”. Kris toured the world as a trumpeter and arranger with the Count Basie Orchestra from 2008-2019 and served as the Director of Jazz Studies at the University of Utah from 2015-2019.

    Currently, Kris is a freelance composer, arranger, and educator in Metro Detroit, and the creator and curator of the online educational series “Office Hours with Kris Johnson”.