Johnny Rivera Band
Guitarist, Songwriter, Multi-Instrumentalist, Vocalist and radio host on smoothjazznow.com, Johnny is originally from Southern California. A self taught guitar player, he enrolled at Musicians Institute of Technology in Hollywood, California (GIT). After Musicians Institute, Johnny performed with jazz guitarist Norman Brown, performing on Keyboard as well as providing vocals. He has also played with Tim Bogert, Frank Gambale, Luis Conte, Chet McCraken, and Scott Kay to name a few. Johnny continues to play professionally and write original music and has released his first album entitled “Trying to Catch Rain”, a mixture of Blues/Pop with Jazz changes, available on iTunes and amazon.com.
Bilingual: English & Spanish