Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Jazz Artist Marcus Johnson to Host a Series of New Album Release Performances

From our friends at Blues Alley...

Nationally Renowned Jazz Artist Marcus Johnson to Host A Series of New Album Release Performances at Blues Alley July 16-19, 2015

Nationally renowned jazz musician, producer and entrepreneur Marcus Johnson will debut his latest album titled Marcus Johnson Live & Direct Featuring The Urban Jam Band with a series of performances at Blues Alley, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary in July. Two shows will be available July 16-19, the first at 8 PM with an encore performance at 10 PM. Tickets are priced at $27.50 per person plus a $5 processing fee, and can be made at the Blues Alley box office between 12 PM and 8 PM daily, online at www.bluesalley.com, or by calling (202) 337-4141. There is a $12 food or beverage minimum per person per show; seating is available on a first come first serve basis.

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Marcus Johnson’s first CD release. Over the past two decades, he has gained critical acclaim across the board from peers, media and the music industry. Johnson is the owner of FLO Brands, LLC and a Washington native, as well being an internationally renowned, Billboard Top 10, NAACP Image Award-nominated jazz musician and entrepreneur. He has performed at clubs throughout the United States and has been a featured performer at many jazz festivals, including his hometown Capital Jazz Festival, the Bermuda Jazz Festival, Atlantic Artscape, the Latin Meets Jazz Festival and the Huntington Beach Jazz Festival. Over the last decade, the self-starting Johnson has released 15 studio albums, all of which have been met with critical and commercial success. Johnson created FLO Brands, a lifestyle company that aspires to enhance lives through small pleasures, such as music and wine. For more information about Marcus Johnson please visit www.flobrands.com.

WHEN: July 16-19, 2015 with performances at 8 PM and 10 PM.

WHERE: Blues Alley is located in the heart of historic Georgetown at 1073 Wisconsin Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20007; just 0.9 miles from the Foggy Bottom-GWU metro station, accessible on the orange, blue and silver lines. For additional information please call (202) 337- 4141 or visit www.bluesalley.com.