Darren Johnston

Darren Johnston

Free Jazz Jazz Modern Jazz Free Improvisation Trumpet
Down Beat Magazine listed Darren Johnston as one of the “25 Trumpeters of the Future”, but in the measure that he is bringing the future to the present. Canadian of origin, but one of the most interesting musicians of the Bay Area scene, Johnston is involved in the best new jazz and creative music coming from the West Coast of the United States. Fred Frith, the members of the Rova Saxophone Quartet, and pianist Myra Melford have been some of his partners. More Info »

Top Albums

  • The Edge of the Forest
    The Edge of the Forest
  • The Big Lift
    The Big Lift

Darren Johnston. Artist Bio

Down Beat Magazine listed Darren Johnston as one of the “25 Trumpeters of the Future”, but in the measure that he is bringing the future to the present. Canadian of origin, but one of the most interesting musicians of the Bay Area scene, Johnston is involved in the best new jazz and creative music coming from the West Coast of the United States. Fred Frith, the members of the Rova Saxophone Quartet, and pianist Myra Melford have been some of his partners. Johnston is also very active as a composer for dance companies.

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