Independent

Anthony Johnson

About

Paiste Artist Since
September 1989

Nationality
United States

Main Affiliation
Independent

Other Affiliations
The Morning After Girls
Bonnie Pink
Stomp!
24-7 Spyz

Anthony Johnson

Setup

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14" Signature Dark Crisp Hi-Hat
17" Signature Full Crash
20" Signature Dry Crisp Ride (discontinued)
18" Signature Full Crash

Videos & Pics

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the morning after girls - the general public
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Biography

Anthony Johnson is a native New Yorker. He studied classical percussion and graduated from LaGuardia High School for the Performing Arts (FAME school). He then went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Jazz Performance at New York University (NYU). While attending NYU, Anthony joined the band 24-7 Spyz. He toured internationally with them and recorded three albums: Harder Than You, Gumbo Millennium and Temporarily Disconnected to critical acclaim. Eventually, Anthony turned his talents to the theatre stage where he performed the lead role in STOMP, the popular Broadway hit show. He toured the US, Europe and Asia with Stomp and was an actor in the HBO film, “Stomp Out Loud”. While the lead in STOMP, Anthony was recruited to be the drummer for the Japanese pop star BONNIE PINK and lived in Japan. He toured with her in the US and throughout all of Japan. He also recorded, co-produced on a number of her albums such as Every Single Day: Complete Bonnie Pink, Just A Girl and the maxi single, Take Me In. Eventually, Anthony started to compose music for radio, film and TV including an episode of the TV series American Horror Story (Coven-Boy parts), which is currently on Netflix. Some additional artists Anthony has recorded, produced, performed or toured with are Charice, Eric Benet, Eagle Eye Cherry, Dave Wakeling, Chris stills, Morley Kamen, Dionne Farris, Vanessa Daou, Susan Cagle and Ben Jelen.

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