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Johnny Griffith is a multi-Juno Award nominated saxophonist, composer and producer who has played and recorded with numerous artists including Don Thompson, Hawksley Workman, Jeremy Pelt, Ernesto Cervini’s Tune Town, Charlie Hunter, The Wailers, Alex Dean, Laila Biali, Al Henderson Quintet, Brandi Disterheft and Terra Hazelton to name a few, and is a member of the popular Canadian funk/hip hop group, the Pocket Dwellers. He has toured extensively across Canada, the United States, and Europe performing at all the major Canadian music festivals as well as several international venues including the Montreaux Jazz Festival in Switzerland. Johnny co-leads the Griffith Hiltz Trio with guitarist Nathan Hiltz arriving on the scene with the 2009 album “Now & Then”, produced by and featuring Toronto jazz legend, Don Thompson
Label: G-B Records
Track listing: Movie theme: Transmogrification; Do Not engage; W.C.W.; Roberta's quest; Ladies From The Eighties; Another Day In Paradise; Paper War; Kidnapped by Danger; Rocket Surgeion; Space Hunters; Thunder Ninja; Play The Game; Movie Theme IV: End Of the Line.
by Dan McClenaghan
Johnny Griffith, saxophonist and synthesizer-ist for the Griffin Hiltz Trio (aka: GHT), says, in the midst of his midlife crisis, that I can't afford a motorcycle, but I can make music." The music that he and his cohorts made, Arcade, draws its inspiration from classic '80s video games and movie themes. The music includes deep grooves ...
by Joe Dimino
The 589th Show of Neon Jazz begins with the very talented Cuban-born jazz saxophonist Román Filiu and picks up more steam with the great Paquito D'Rivera. From there, we take a look into the world of Alyssa Allgood, Johnny Griffith and some Empire Strikes Back music with bass legend Ron Carter. New music from Marc Copland ...
by Edward Blanco
Canadian saxophonist and composer Johnny Griffith is a multi-JUNO Award nominee and leads a vibrant quintet of first-call musicians on their debut recording entitled Dance With The Lady, comprised of nine stellar originals in the contemporary jazz mold exhibiting influences from the great Joe Henderson, Kenny Wheeler, Andrew Hill and Anton Weber among others. Grounded in ...