Listen to tracks from Jay Jesse Johnson
Discography: SOLO RELEASES
JAY JESSE JOHNSON BAND “DOWN THE HARD ROAD” 2017
An exuberant blues rock album full of blistering guitar work and soulful songwriting. The new album from Jay Jesse Johnson and his band, takes you for a ride down the hard road and into the heart of the blues.
Jay Jesse Johnson’s “SET THE BLUES ON FIRE” 2015
This outstanding 5th Studio disc by the awesome Blues/Rock guitarist, features 12 tracks of top shelf, world class blues based guitar excellence. JJJ truly sets the blues on fire. Features Jeff “Smokey” Donaldson-drums, Reed Bogart-bass and Lee Evans-Hammond b-3.
JAY JESSE JOHNSON “RUN WITH THE WOLF” 2012
Indiana Guitar slinger Jay Jesse Johnson unleashes his 4th solo album with 13 tracks of hard driving Power Blues and Classic Rock. 72 minutes of the best rocking guitar blues on the planet. Shrapnel Records/Blues Bureau International.
Available at Amazon
JAY JESSE JOHNSON’S “PLAY THAT DAMN GUITAR” 2009
Mega-awesome 3rd solo disc from this amazing, gifted, blues/rock axeripper. Featuring 11 tracks (58 minutes) of classic, over-the-top, Hendrix-inspired heavy guitar blues, that will rock your world into the next musical dimension. Jay Jesse Johnson reigns supreme on the guitar and proves that he is the REAL deal as he takes his “Damn Guitar” to new levels of insanity and beyond. A truly remarkable and prolific, hard-hitting, bluesy heavy guitar masterpiece.
Available at Grooveyard Records
JAY JESSE JOHNSON’S “I’VE GOT AN AX TO GRIND” 2007
JJJ’s second studio release. Tasty licks and guitar mojo with a guest list of great talent. The CD features Charlie Huhn on vocals (Foghat, Gary Moore), Matt Zeiner (Dickie Betts), BJ Zampa (House of Lords), Steve Shore (Cryer) and Ed Corvo (Michael Cleary band). Available at CD Baby
JAY JESSE JOHNSON’S “STRANGE IMAGINATION” 2005
JJJ’s first CD is a mix of heavy blues and rock with 11 tracks of guitar heaven . Slamming out some great performances and tasty tunes. The power trio features B.J. Zampa on drums (Dokken, House Of Lords) and bassist Ed Corvo. Tracks include “Rockin’ Train”, “Wicked Little Heartbreaker” and “Waitin’ On The Train”. Available at CD Baby
Other Albums featuring Jay Jesse Johnson
BLINDSIDE BLUES BAND “LIVE AT SAtyr BLUEs Fest” 2019
Jay Jesse Johnson joins the Blindside Blues Band on their successful tour of Poland. Hot rocking blues featuring Mike Onesko, Jeff Martin and Mark Kingen.
Shrapnel Records “The Best Of modern blues” 2015
An amazing blues compilation featuring Jay Jesse Johnson, along with guitar icons, Leslie West, Pat Travers, Rick Derringer, Paul Gilbert and more.
The BLUES MAGAZINE CD 2015
The BLUES MAGAZINE cd 2013
Blindside Blues Band, featuring Jay Jesse Johnson 2012
GROOVEYARD RECORDS – BEST OF – VOLUME ONE 2012
Blues Rock compilation from Grooveyard Records. Features Jay Jesse Johnson along with some of the best guitarist in the blues rock genre.
Blindside Blues Band, featuring Jay Jesse Johnson 2011
Jay Jesse Johnson is guest guitarist with the Blindside Blues Band. Great rockin’ blues tunes.
Mountain of Power II 2010
Classic rock compilation. Features Jay Jesse Johnson, Jann Stark, John Norum (Europe), Ty Tabor(King’s X), Cindy Wiechman (Nail, Helix), Joe Romagnola and many others. Read more at Mountain of Power II
CLASSIC ROCK MAGAZINE cd 2010
Cannata, “Mysterium Magnum” 2006
Produced by Jeff Cannata for Oxford Circus Production. Mastered by Jonathan Wyner at M-Works Cambridge Massachusetts. Jeff Cannata, vocals, guitars, synths and percussion. Jay Jesse Johnson/Lead Guitar.
ARC ANGEL / CANNATA, “TAMOROK” 2002
Jay Jesse Johnson – JJJ joins songwriter, multi instrumentalist and producer, Jeff Cannata for another trip into the progressive rock realm.
CANNATA, “WATCHING THE WORLD” 1993
Jay Jesse Johnson – Guest guitarist. Produced by Jeff Cannata for Now and Then Records
DeadRinger, “Electrocution of the Heart” 1989
Iconic Classic Rock featuring Jay Jesse Johnson / guitars, Neal Smith / drums, Dennis Dunaway / bass (Alice Cooper), Joe Bouchard / keys (Blue Oyster Cult), Charlie Huhn / lead vocals (Foghat, Ted Nugent, Gary Moore), Frank Simms / backing vocals (David Bowie) and Jeff Batter / keys (Arc Angel). Produced by John Stronach.
CANNATA, “IMAGES OF FOREVER” 1988
Jay Jesse Johnson (guitar). Jeff Cannata’s 2nd release. Feature tracks, “Fortune Teller”, “Long Distance”, “Images Of Forever” and “Middle Of The Night”.
ArcAngel CBS/PORTRAIT 1983
ArcAngel released this sprawling record of bombastic and brilliant album rock and then flew back into the heavens. The band stems from the brain child of gifted singer multi-instrumentalist Jeff Cannata. Features Jay Jesse Johnson on guitars, Jeff Bova -Keyboards, Chuck Burgi – Bass, James Christian – Vocals, Frank Simms – Vocals, Jeff Batter – Piano, Hugh McDonald – Bass, Kevin Nugent – Guitar, Lennie Petze – Harmonica, Michael Soldan – Keyboards, Scott Spray- Bass and James Gregory -Bass.