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H. Wade Johnson and Pride Ensemble

H. Wade Johnson and Pride Ensemble - Blues Boulevard

Upcoming Shows

-Fri-
15
FEB '19
8:00 PM
&
10:15 PM

Bio

H. WADE JOHNSON, EDUCATOR, PERFORMER, MUSIC ARRANGER AND CLINICIAN is a native of McClellanville, South Carolina

He earned his Bachelor and Masters Degrees in Instrumental Music Education and Secondary Counseling at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg South Carolina, and a Masters Degree in Jazz Education, from Vander Cook College of Music in Chicago, Illinois. 

Professor H. Wade Johnson is currently the Director of Bands at Benedict College in Columbia , South Carolina and traveled Internationally performing with Fred Wesley, Maceo Parker and Pee Wee Ellis, better known as the original “JB’s” (James Brown Band) and with his own bands “USSENSE” and “PRIDE” Ensemble. 

H. Wade Johnson has also performed with the late “DIZZY” Gillespie (his musical idol) Wynton and Ellis Marsalis, Joe Sample, Max Roach, Kenny Burrell, Martha Reeves, Maxine Nightingale, The Spinners, The Temptations, The Hawkins Family, Dorinda Clark Cole and Marvin Sapp.


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