LaMont Johnson

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LaMont Johnson

American jazz pianist who played in the hard bop and post-bop genres add

Category: Music (655)

Born in 1941.

Countries: United States (82%), (9%), Germany (5%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Jackie McLean, Claus Ogerman, Johnny Cash

Linked to: Manhattan College, Syracuse University, Black Entertainment Television, United States Air Force

 

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LaMont Johnson was born in 1941 add something


1960

He recorded extensively with Jackie McLean during the 1960s, and recorded with Ornette Coleman, Kenny Burrell, Bud Shank, Paul Beaver, and Bernie Krause, among others add something

 

Throughout the 1960s, he recorded with artists such as Jackie McLean, Ornette Coleman, and George Benson add something


1962

Johnson began his recording career in 1962 add something


1966

LaMont and his brother Keith established a record company on the Lower East Side in New York City in 1966 add something


1967

In 1967, the Down East roster performed at the bandshell in the East Village's Tompkins Square Park add something


1968

Henry Franklin - In 1968, after a year-long tour of the East Coast playing with Willie Bobo and working gigs on his days off with Archie Shepp, Lamont Johnson, Beaver_Harris and Roswell Rudd, Hugh Masekela heard Henry play and made him an offer


1969

The label went out of business in 1969 add something


1970

Johnson worked in the film industry during the 1970s as a distributor and producer add something

 

Andre Kostelanetz - Some of the arrangers credited on 1970s Kostelanetz albums include Teo Macero, Torrie Zito, Hank Levy, Luther Henderson, Jack Cortner, Eddie Sauter, Claus Ogerman, Jack Pleis, Tommy Newsom, Harold Wheeler, Bobby Scott, LaMont Johnson, Wade Marcus, Patrick Williams, Sammy Nestico, Warren Vincent, Dick Hyman, Jorge Calandrelli and Don Sebesky


1971

A Gunfight - "'A Gunfight"' is a Western movie from 1971 directed by Lamont Johnson, starring Kirk Douglas and Johnny Cash


1973

He produced the 1973 martial arts film "Thunderfist" add something


1976

Lipstick (film) - "'Lipstick"' is an American 1976 rape and revenge drama film directed by Lamont Johnson and starring Margaux and Mariel Hemingway


1991

Between 1991 and 1997, he was involved with more than 30 jazz festivals, as either a performer or producer add something


LaMont Johnson died in 1999 add something

 

Johnson died of heart failure on October 21, 1999 in Austin, Texas, where he lived with his wife Jayne Taylor Johnson add something