Called the" Prophet of Soul " in the 80's, Howard Johnson can still wear that moniker with honors.  His distinctive style has earned him a spot that will go down in history.  Time and again, Howard Johnson’s music productions and performances are critically acclaimed.   As time unfolds, this artist is identified as one of music's most versatile entertainers. Starting as Lead singer of the group Niteflyte on Arista Records with several pop hits, then as a solo artist on A&M Records, to his current status of being an independent performer, Howard is still wowing fans around the world as a solo artist making music.......

 

Work History

 

         2014 Summer Tour to be announced soon!

 

Featured Performer June 2014 – Kashif & Friends Black Music Celebration, Hollywood, CA

Featured Performer May 2014 – Ventura Car Show Funk, Ventura, CA

Featured Performer May 2014 – SweaterFunk Elbo Room, San Francisco, CA

Featured Performer May 2014 – We Love Soul, London, England

Featured Performer April 2014 – Legends of Soul, Alpine Village, California, USA

Featured Performer March 2014 – Night of Funk, Club Zen Ventura, California, USA

Featured Performer February 2014-Funk Freaks, Orange County, California, USA

Featured Performer January 2014-NAMM Show, California, USA

Featured Performer December 2013-Hoochie Coochie Club, Newcastle, England

Featured Performer December 2013- Flava’s Distinction Road Show, London, England

Featured Performer July 2013-Scottish Soul, Funk & Jazz Society, Scotland, UK

Featured Performer July 2013-SummerSoul Weekender, Hayling Island, UK

Featured Performer February 2013-Schakel 49 Funk Show, Amsterdam, NL

Featured Performer May 2012 -Scottish Soul, Funk & Jazz Society, Scotland, UK

Performer with Freddie Jackson, May 2012 - New Funky Party in Lille, France  

Performer European Tour 2009-2010, Paris & Lyon, France and Brussels, Belgium

     

Tours include Kashif, Melba Moore, and Lilo Thomas

 

Producer & Promoter with NEW FUNKY PARTY TEAM in Belgium, Netherlands & France. 

      Currently produced shows: Kashif, Evelyn “Champagne” King, Howard Hewett, and Freddie Jackson

 

Featured Artist Performer – (New Album to be released Summer 2014!)

      “Jet Black Casanova” CD, July 2013 – Critically acclaimed!      

      “The Orange Album” CD, May 2012

“Bring It On” EP, 2010

“Keepin’ Love New”, EP, remake 2009

 

Independent Producer, Singer, Songwriter & Management  1996 - present

Includes co producing and songwriting with Jermaine Jackson.  Vocal therapist for several top R & B artists, professional mentoring, and management.

 

Vice President & Production Coordinator, Lifestyle Records 

Primary responsibility as Executive Producer of projects with Dana Dane and Battlecat.

 

 

A & R Director and Studio Production Coordinator, Lifestyle Records   

Responsibilities included search for new talent, negotiation, and development.  Responsible for all studio necessities, creative and management.

 

Independent Contractor:

 

Writer, Producer, Vocalist 

       ”Bill Pickett Rodeo”, Two Sioux Music

 

Toured USA & Performed:  Featured Artist 

        Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo (1991-2008)

 

Co-producer, Background Vocals

“I Don’t Think So”, Tom Jones; Interscope Records

“Human Nature” remix, Madonna, Maverick Records

“You Know” remix, Boys II Men, Motown Records

“I Get Around” remix, Tupac, Interscope Records  (Received Platinum Album)

 

Guest Appearances

“Sinbad”, Fox Television

“American Dream (Jackson Family Story)”, CBS Television Movie

“Robert Townsend Variety Show”, Fox Television, September, October, November,

 

Co-Producer, Co-Writer

“Test of Time” film score

“Test of Time” theme song

 

Vocalist

“Kentucky Fried Chicken” national radio advertisement

“Five Heartbeats” Movie film score

 

Lead Vocalist, Percussionist, Guitarist, Co-Producer

“I Feel Like Goin’ On”, Five Heartbeats Movie

“Nite Flyte II” Album, Arista Ariola Records, yielded pop hit “Sexy Dancer”, toured the USA with Rick James, Ray Parker, Gap Band, Roger with Zap

“Nite Flyte” Album, Arista Ariola Records, yielded top 40 hit “If You Want It”

 

Writer, Co-Producer

“Put Me In Your Mix”, Barry White, A & M Records

 

Musical Director - Tour Coordinator

“Jermaine Jackson “Don’t Take It Personal” World Tour, Japan & Africa

 

Featured Artist

“Johnson & Branson”, A & M Records, yielded hits “Let’s Get To Know Each Other Better” and “Jockin’ Me”

“The Vision”, A & M Records, yielded top 10 hits “Stand Up” and “Knees” , toured the USA

“Doin’ It My Way, A & M Records, yielded top 10 hits “Let This Dream Be Real” and “Let’s Take Time Out”, toured the                      USA and Europe

“Keepin’ Love New”, A & M Records, yielded #1 R&B/Dance hit “So Fine”, toured USA with Evelyn Champagne King and The Whispers

 

References Available Upon Request