Serving the San Francisco Bay Area New Music Community

Gary “Jazz Bass” Johnson
Composer and Bassist
Gary Johnson is a composer/producer and musician based in the San Francisco Bay Area. He began his music career as a jazz bassist, performing at some of the most popular local venues including Yoshi's of Oakland, the JazzSchool, Havanna Jazz, Hertz Theater, and many others. Simultaneously, he studied music composition at both the University of California, in Berkeley, and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and is now scoring, arranging, producing, and performing music in the San Francisco area.

His works stretch across the boundaries of several musical styles/genres, from traditional jazz to hip-hop and R&B. From sub-genres of pop and international music to neo-classical orchestral scores. With such a rich musical background, he offers an eclectic and unique sound to the world of music.
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