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Listen to tracks from Jay Jesse Johnson

“Ghosts in Texas” from Set the Blues on Fire

“Play That Damn Guitar” from Play that Damn Guitar

“Rattlesnake Stomp” from Play that Damn Guitar

“Through with Love” from Run with the Wolf

“Waitin’ on the Train” from Strange Imagination

Discography: SOLO RELEASES

Jay Jesse Johnson’s “SET THE BLUES ON FIRE”  2015

set_blues_coverAvailable Now! THIS OUTSTANDING 5TH STUDIO DISC BY THE AWESOME BLUES/ROCK GUITARIST, FEATURES 12 TRACKS OF TOP-SHELF, WORLD-CLASS. BLUES-BASED GUITAR ROCK EXCELLENCE.
Available at Grooveyard Records

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

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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.
Only Available on GrooveYard Records 

JAY JESSE JOHNSON’S “I’VE GOT AN AX TO GRIND”   2007

CoverArt2JJJ’s second studio release. Tasty licks and guitar mojo with a guest list of great talent. The CD features appearances by Charlie Huhn (Foghat, Humble Pie, 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

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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  Also available on iTunes

Other Albums

The BLUES MAGAZINE 2015

Safe handsFeatures Jay Jesse Johnson’s fiery “Ghosts In Texas” along with songs from Canned Heat, Robert Cray, Joe Bonamassa and the next generation of blues superstars.

The BLUES MAGAZINE 2013

4757916The Cat’s Whiskers “Cream Of Contemporary Blues” Features Jay Jesse Johnson’s “Through With Love” as well as tracks from other artists.

Blindside Blues Band, featuring Jay Jesse Johnson 2012

Jay Jesse Johnson teams up with Mike Onesko’s Blindside Blues Band once again for 11 tracks of rippin’ guitar blues.

Blindside Blues Band, featuring Jay Jesse Johnson   2011

Jay Jesse Johnson is guest guitarist with Mike Onesko’s Blindside Blues Band. Hot smokin’ guitar blues.

Mountain of Power II  2010

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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 2010

3277725Blues Breakers “The Best Of New Blues Rock”. Features Jay Jesse Johnson’s “Rattlesnake Stomp” as well as Joe Bonamassa’s “Spanish Boots” and other artists.

 

Jeff Cannata, “Mysterium Magnum” 2006 

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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.

JEFF CANNATA, “TAMOROK” 2002

TAMOROKJay Jesse Johnson – guitar.

JEFF CANNATA, “WATCHING THE WORLD” 1993

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Jay Jesse Johnson – guitar.

 

DeadRinger, “Electrocution of the Heart”  1989

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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.

JEFF CANNATA, “IMAGES OF FOREVER” 1988

IMAgesJay 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

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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, Doug Katsaros – Piano, Hugh McDonald – Bass, Kevin Nugent – Guitar, Lennie Petze – Harmonica, Lance Quinn – Guitar,  Michael Soldan – Keyboards, Vocals, Scott Spray – Bass. David Wolff – Synthesizer and James Gregory -Bass.