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Jay Johnson

Jay Johnson

  • Sr Lecturer in Percussion & Dir of African Drum Ensemble, Music

Education & Professional History

University of Minnesota, BFA, MMus.

At Carleton since 1988.

As Listed on Department Faculty Pages


JAY JOHNSON (Percussion, African Drum) received the B.F.A. and M.M. degrees in Percussion with an emphasis on Ethnomusicology from the University of Minnesota. He has performed dozens of world premieres at major festivals and concert halls throughout the United States and Europe. He can be heard locally in concert or on recordings with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, Minnesota Opera Company, Plymouth Music Series, Dale Warland Singers, and others.

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