Wayne Wesley Johnson | SYM
Rio Rancho, NM


Rio Rancho, NM

[b]\"Wayne Wesley Johnson is Santa Fe, New Mexico\'s Premier Guitarist... for weddings, concerts, corporate or private events.\" [/b] [b]\"Wayne Wesley Johnson is a fine guitarist & a fine drummer, too!\" [/b] (Legendary guitarist Les Paul at the Iridium, NYC) [b]\'WORLD CLASS GUITARIST\'[/b]...Internationally recognized, this award winning guitarist performs on acoustic, electric, nylon & steel string guitars and guitar synthesizer in a variety of musical styles and genres. A pioneer of the \'New Sound of Santa Fe\' tm and \'Jazzamenco\' tm., the artist performs in thumbpicking, fingerstyle, and flatpicking styles...playing jazz, world, new age, latin & rumba flamenca and with classical techniques. Wes is currently a guitar instructor and member of the faculty of the Santa Fe Community College. In addition to his concert, corporate and private performances, Wes has also become known by many as Santa Fe,New Mexico\'s Premier Wedding Guitarist, in high demand for both ceremonies and receptions, alike. This charismatic performer has shared the stage with some of the world\'s finest guitarists, too... Formerly a drummer and touring companion with legendary guitarist\'s Les Paul, and Nokie Edwards (The Ventures), Wes has also shared the stage with Mason Williams, George Benson, Bucky Pizzarelli, BB King, Scotty Moore, Howard Roberts, Larry Carlton, Chet Atkins, Thom Bresh (Son of the legendary guitarist Merle Travis), Tom Doyle, Ruben Romero, Antonio Mendoza, Tommy Emmanuel, Seymour Duncan, Stephen Bennett, Stephen King, Richard Smith, Anthony Smith, Tim Farrell, Edgar Cruz, Lou Pallo *The Les Paul Trio), Jon Paris, Miguel \"Mito\" de Soto, Roberto Gonzales and more. Wes, is a regular annual performer at the Chet Atkins Appreciation Society (CAAS), Nokie Festival, Association of Fingerstyle Guitarists (AFG) and the Guitars for life (GFL) benefit concerts. Wes has performed either as a soloist or with others in Buenos Aires, Argentina (Les Paul), Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Israel, Spain, Belgium, Netherlands, England, China, Hong Kong, & nearly all 50 states. [b][u]AWARDS AND/OR OTHER NOTABLE ACCOMPLISHMENTS:[/u][/b] - WWJ has performed and toured with Guitar Legend, Les Paul - WWJ has performed and recorded with Nokie Edwards (The Ventures) , Thom Bresh (Merle Travis’ Son), Tom Doyle, Lou Pallo, Gao Hong, Tim Farrell, Anthony Smith, Edgar Cruz, Ruben Romero, Mario Reynolds, Matthew Vaughn,Jon Gagan, Josef Martinez, Ben Lucero, K.C. Morris and others. - WWJ has performed with Mason Williams (Composer of Classical Gas) - World Class Recording & Performing Artist...NAMM/BMI/NARAS - \"Artist of the Month\" New Mexico Music Commission - Twice nominated for the Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Award. - Guitar Instructor / Adjunct faculty Santa Fe Community College - Honorary Member AFG -- Association of Fingerstyle Guitarists - Annual Performer/Member CAAS -- Chet Atkins Appreciation Society - Soave, Italy Guitar Festival Award Winner - GFL -- Guitars for Life Award Winner - John Lennon Songwriter\'s Contest Winner - Grammy Award Contestant [b][u]WES\' MUSIC ON TV/FILMS...[/u][/b] MTV\'s \"Made\" Roswell Malcolm in the Middle Discovery Channel Outward Bound The Weather Channel [b][u]Movie Extra Roles[/u][/b] The Flock The Lost Room [b][u]Discography[/u][/b] [b]\"Flamenco Festival\"[/b] Wayne Wesley Johnson & Ruben Romero Narada/Hallmark Music [b]\"Flamenco Flavors\"[/b] Wayne Wesley Johnson & Ruben Romero IAGO/Talking Taco [b]\"Hypnotic Safari\"[/b] Wayne Wesley Johnson & Ruben Romero Wannadu, LLC [b]\"Canciones del Alma\" (Songs from the Soul)[/b] Wayne Wesley Johnson w/ guest artists Wannadu, LLC [b]\"From Seville to Santa Fe\" (digital) Vol II.[/b] Wayne Wesley Johnson / various artists IAGO/ Talking Taco [b]\"Wayne Wesley Johnson is a Passionate, Melodic, Rhythmic, Romantic & Dynamic Fingerstyle Jazz/Nuevo Flamenco (Jazzamenco tm) Guitarist \"[/b] [b][u]Contact Information[/u][/b] Wayne Wesley Johnson dba Wannadu, LLC 7820 Enchanted Hills Blvd., NE Ste. A-230 Rio Rancho, NM 87144 505-771-8701 505-231-2810 (cell) [b][email protected][/b] [u][b]Official Wayne Wesley Johnson / Wannadu, LLC Website[/b][/u] http://www.waynewesleyjohnson.com [link=\"http://www.waynewesleyjohnson.com\"] [u][b]Book WWJ online through Gigmasters[/b][/u] http://www.gigmasters.com/jazz/waynewesleyjohnson [link=\"http://www.gigmasters.com/jazz/waynewesleyjohnson\"] [u][b]WWJ / New Mexico Music Commission Press Video[/b][/u] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QaQ_qb6IzaI [link=\"http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QaQ_qb6IzaI\"] [u][b]\"Wes & Mito\" guitar duo [/b][/u] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NieEsSbyMQM [link=\"http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NieEsSbyMQM\"] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gpiw2b2IZVM [link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gpiw2b2IZVM\"] [u][b]WWJ & Ruben Romero \"Hypnotic Safari\" Video[/b][/u] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZQaO9n9gzo [link=\"http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZQaO9n9gzo\"] [u][b]\"Summertime in Santa Fe\" Video[/b][/u] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmMANtqBivs [link=\"http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmMANtqBivs\"] [u][b]MySpace[/b][/u] http://myspace.com/wannadumusic [link=\"http://myspace.com/wannadumusic\"] [u][b]Facebook[/b][/u] http://www.facebook.com/waynewesleyjohnson [link=\"http://www.facebook.com/waynewesleyjohnson\"] [u][b]Twitter[/b][/u] http://twitter.com/Wjguitar [link=:\"http://twitter.com/Wjguitar\"] [u][b]Tagged[/b][/u] http://www.tagged.com/waynewesleyjohnson [link=\"http://www.tagged.com/waynewesleyjohnson\"] [u][b]LP33.TV[/b][/u] http://www.lp33.tv/artists/waynewesleyjohnson [link=\"http://www.lp33.tv/artists/waynewesleyjohnson\"]  [u][b]MIDB[/b][/u] http://www.themidb.com/waynewesleyjohnson [link=\"http://www.themidb.com/waynewesleyjohnson\"] [u][b]Linkedin[/b][/u] http://www.linkedin.com/in/waynewesleyjohnson [link=\"http://www.linkedin.com/in/waynewesleyjohnson\"]  [u][b]Showcase Your Music[/b][/u] http://www.showcaseyourmusic.com/waynewesleyjohnson [link=\"http://www.showcaseyourmusic.com/waynewesleyjohnson\"] [u][b]Jazz Network Worldwide[/b][/u] http://www.thejazznetworkworldwide.com/WayneWesleyJohnson [link=\"http://www.thejazznetworkworldwide.com/profile/WayneWesleyJohnson\"] [u][b]Jazz Guitar New York[/b][/u] http://jazzguitarny.ning.com/waynewesleyjohnson [link=\"http://jazzguitarny.ning.com/profile/WayneWesleyJohnson\"] [u][b]Nasville Music Pros[/b][/u] http://www.nashvillemusicpros.com/WayneWesleyJohnson [link=\"http://www.nashvillemusicpros.com/profile/WayneWesleyJohnson\"] [u][b]Jazz Guitar Forum[/b][/u] http://www.jazzguitar.be/forum/members/wjguitar.html [link=\"http://www.jazzguitar.be/forum/members/wjguitar.html\"] [u][b]Meeting Planners[/b][/u] http://meetingplanners.ning.com/WayneWesleyJohnson [link=\"http://meetingplanners.ning.com/profile/WayneWesleyJohnson\"] [u][b]Black Planet[/b][/u] http://www.blackplanet.com/Wjguitar [link=\"http://www.blackplanet.com/Wjguitar\"] [u][b]Black Planet Music Page[/b][/u] http://music.blackplanet.com/waynewesleyjohnson [link=\"http://music.blackplanet.com/waynewesleyjohnson\"] [u][b]WWJ Wikipedia Rumba Flamenca[/b][/u] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rumba_Flamenca [link=\"http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rumba_Flamenca\"] [u][b]WWJ Wikipedia Nuevo Flamenco[/b][/u] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuevo_Flamenco [link=\"http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuevo_Flamenco\"] [u][b]Guitar9.com Interview with WWJ[/b][/u] http://www.guitar9.com/interview142.html [link=\"http://www.guitar9.com/interview142.html\"] [u][b]Wes & Mito Guitar Duo[/b][/u] http://wesmitovirtuosoguitarduo.blogspot.com/2007/08/bio-wayne-wesley-johnson.html [link=\"http://wesmitovirtuosoguitarduo.blogspot.com/2007/08/bio-wayne-wesley-johnson.html\"] [u][b]Online CD Purchases-CDBaby.com[/b][/u] http://cdbaby.com/all/wjguitar [link=\"http://cdbaby.com/all/wjguitar\"] [u][b]Online CD Purchases-Guitar9.com[/b][/u] http://www.guitar9.com/cancionesdelalma.html [link=\"http://www.guitar9.com/cancionesdelalma.html\"] [u][b]Online CD Purchases-Guitar9.com[/b][/u] http://www.guitar9.com/hypnoticsafari.html [link=\"http://www.guitar9.com/hypnoticsafari.html\"] [u][b]WWJ Events-Graphic Performance Calendar[/b][/u] http://suapi2.org/api/457/o/nv/options:p=c [link=\"http://suapi2.org/api/457/o/nv/options:p=c\"] [u][b]WWJ Events-Printer Friendly Performance Calendar[/b][/u] http://suapi2.org/api/457/o/PrinterFriendly [link=\"http://suapi2.org/api/457/o/PrinterFriendly\"] [u][b]WWJ Events-RSS feed[/b][/u] http://suapi2.org/api/457/o/rss [link=\"http://suapi2.org/api/457/o/rss\"]


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Passion (out take) N/A
Hypnotic Safari N/A
Hypnotic Safari (extended version) N/A
Cathedral Bells (Homenaje a Ruby) N/A
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