Frederick Johnson

Riverside
Jazz
Piano
Classical/Crossover

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Play Song Embraceable You
Play Song Gymnopedia No. 3
Play Song Prelude No. 4 Op. 23
Play Song Moments Musicaux No. 5

Frederick Johnson has performed internationally as both a piano and organ soloist. His varied classical repertoire highlights works from the 19th and 20th century with a focus on the Romantic and Impressionist composers including Chopin, Liszt, Grieg, Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky, and Debussy, although it is not unusual to hear a Mozart concerto or Beethoven sonata at one of his concerts as well. His jazz standards, Broadway show tunes, cocktail selections and popular hits have entertained audiences for years.

Mr. Johnson began playing the piano at age 4, and gave his first recital at age 7. He studied for 15 years in Cleveland, Ohio with Ms. Helen Faber, a pupil of the late great Artur Rubinstein. While studying in Cleveland, he regularly gave recitals with the Fortnightly Musical Club of Cleveland, a part of the Cleveland Music School Settlement and he regularly competed in the National Federation of Music Clubs competitions in solo piano, piano concerto and organ categories. During...

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