Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Renowned Jazz Musician Marcus Johnson Releases New Book

Jazz musician, now author Marcus Johnson

From our friends at FLO Brands...

Nationally Renowned Jazz Artist and Entrepreneur Marcus Johnson Debuts His New Book, For The Love Of... “Living The Journey Of Life with Intention, Love, Passion, And Happiness!”

Nationally renowned jazz musician, producer and entrepreneur Marcus Johnson is pleased to announce the March 2017 release of his debut book, For The Love Of... “Living The Journey Of Life With Intention, Love, Passion, And Happiness!” Marcus' first book dives deep into the life lessons he has learned while working to make his dreams a reality. He has created a formula for success in the music, wine, and lifestyle industries and For the Love Of... is a collection of essays discussing strategies that helped him cope with the highs and lows of his journey. This motivational new “life manual” is priced at $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN and is available where books are sold including Amazon, and at Marcus Johnson’s website,

“I am committed to using my talents to help artists and others to unlock the purpose that lies within,” says Marcus Johnson. “Furthermore, my goal is to use my “keyboard pulpit” to spread the word about faith and the fact that all things are possible through dreaming, planning, executing, listening, and learning.”

Marcus' passion and drive has allowed him to stay afloat in cutthroat industries, and ultimately achieve success, despite venturing into saturated markets. Along the way, he encountered many obstacles and faced numerous pitfalls that almost cost him his sense of self. Forging ahead against the grain, Marcus eventually fell into his groove and began to find joy, while working his way around countless roadblocks on his path to success. His successes and failures have made him an insightful and dynamic motivational speaker/lecturer who engages audiences around the country at venues, including the Microsoft Small Business Weekly Conference, the AARP Life Reimagined Conference, the EPA, Cornell University, Copyright Alliance, Black MBA Association, and Harvard Law School. Marcus Johnson is thrilled to provide practical strategies and techniques that will inspire his readers to discover their purpose, pursue their passion, and stay the course despite perceived challenges. For the Love Of... will inspire, motivate, and empower readers to take charge of their life.

Marcus Johnson is an award-winning, Billboard Chart-topping, NAACP Image Award-nominated jazz pianist, entrepreneur, and self-empowerment advocate. A Georgetown University JD/MBA, Marcus has created a formula for success. He challenges us all to live a life that most imagine only in their dreams. He believes that investing in the community and within each of us is the best way to solve the problems and questions facing humanity: Why are we here? What is our purpose? The answers: To Dream! To Plan! To Execute! To Listen and Learn! These are the core points of his cycle of success. When Marcus is not dreaming, planning, doing, and reflecting, he speaks publicly on a range of topics, hosts a radio show, and regularly performs his original music on stages both domestic and abroad. An entrepreneur, Marcus is CEO and Founder of FLO (For the Love of) Brands, which houses his most recent venture, FLO Wine, LLC, and has enabled him to combine his passion for music with his love of good wine. USA Today included FLO Wine on its list of Top 10 Celebrity Wines ( Please visit and for a more complete picture of this creative and inspiring performer, artist, businessman, and author.