Howard Johnson

tuba, baritone saxophone, bass clarinet, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, brass, instrument arranger, horn, cornet, flugelhorn

Sample recordings


Top collaborators

Artist name Roles Recordings
John Scofield
Gil Evans
Anders Elmén (Moon)
Archie Shepp
Gary Burton

Collaborators on this artist's recordings

Artist name Roles Recordings
James Nichols mix, recording Arrival, Come Along, Gasheia, Lower Egypt, Such Is Love / Little Rock Prophet, The Creator Has A Master Plan, Think About The One, Venus, You Gotta Have Freedom
Brian Bacchus producer Arrival, Come Along, Gasheia, Lower Egypt, Such Is Love / Little Rock Prophet, The Creator Has A Master Plan, Think About The One, Venus, You Gotta Have Freedom
Don Schneider engineer, mix Arrival, Come Along, Gasheia, Lower Egypt, Such Is Love / Little Rock Prophet, The Creator Has A Master Plan, Think About The One, Venus, You Gotta Have Freedom
Kojo Samuels alto saxophone Come Along
Sabine Worthmann vocal Gasheia

Work on other artists' recordings

Artist name Roles Recordings
John Scofield baritone saxophone, tuba After the Fact, Away, Away With Words, Bedside Manner, Bigtop, Busted, But for Love, Carlos, Cryin' Time, Door #3, Georgia on My Mind, Groove Elation, Hit the Road Jack, Hold That Thought, I Can't Stop Loving You, I Don't Need No Doctor, Kool, Lazy, Let It Shine, Let the Cat Out, Let's Go Get Stoned, Night Time Is the Right Time, Old Soul, Peculiar, Rolf and the Gang, Soft Shoe, Sticks and Stones, Talkin' Bout You / I Got a Woman, Tulle, Unchain My Heart, Part 1, What'd I Say, You Don't Know Me
Gil Evans baritone saxophone, clarinet, tuba 1983... (A Merman I Should Turn to Be), Angel, Blues in Orbit, Castles Made of Sand / Foxy Lady, Crosstown Traffic / Little Miss Lover, Cry of Hunger, El Matatdor, Eleven, Gypsy Eyes, Summertime, Thoroughbred, Up From the Skies (take 1: original master), Voodoo Child, Zee Zee
Anders Elmén tuba Balade (from Perception), Ballad for Joe, Canonn for Bela, Comfort Zone, Cross Currents, El Camino Real, Enigma, Gingerbread Boy, Horn of Plenty (from Perception), If I Hit the Lottery, Swing Spring, Why Indianapolis, Why Not Indianapolis?, Wild is the Wind
Archie Shepp baritone saxophone, tuba A Portrait of Robert Thompson (As a Young Man), Basheer, Cookin’ at the Continental, If You Could See Me Now, Mama Too Tight, Money Blues (Part One), Money Blues (Part Three), Money Blues (Part Two), Nica’s Dream, No Smokin’, Theme for Ernie
Gary Burton baritone saxophone, tuba Events Leading To The End, Part One: Death Rolls-Ancestors, Events Leading To The End, Part One: Interlude: Lament, Events Leading To The End, Part One: Morning-Part One, Events Leading To The End, Part Three: Morning-Part Two, Events Leading To The End, Part Three: Some Dirge-Hour Of The Wolf, Events Leading To The End, Part Three: The New Funeral March, Events Leading To The End, Part Two: Silent Spring, Fanfare; Mother of the Dead Man, The New National Anthem (from A Genuine Tong Funeral), The New National Anthem; The Survivors, The Opening; Interlude: Shovels; The Survivors; Grave Train
Muddy Waters saxophone Born With Nothing, Caldonia, Fox Squirrel, Funny Sounds, Going Down to Main Street, Kansas City, Let the Good Times Roll, Love, Deep as the Ocean, Why Are People Like That?
Charlie Haden tuba Circus ’68 ’69, El quinto reqimiento (The Fifth Regiment) / Los cuatro generales (The Four Generals) / Viva la quince brigada (Long Live the Fifteenth Brigade), Song for Ché, Song of the United Front, The Ending to the First Side, The Interlude (Drinking Music), The Introduction, War Orphans, We Shall Overcome
Carla Bley baritone saxophone, tuba Caucasian Bird Riffles, Enormous Tots, Funnybird Song, In India, Indonesian Dock Sucking Supreme, Nothing, Song of the Jungle Stream, What Will Be Left Between Us and the Moon Tonight?
Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya baritone saxophone, trumpet, tuba African River, Chisa, Duke 88, Joan - Cape Town Flower, Sweet Samba, The Mountain of the Night, The Wedding, Toi-Toi
Jaco Pastorius baritone saxophone, tuba 3 Views of a Secret, Blackbird, Chromatic Fantasy, Come On, Come Over, Crisis, John and Mary, Liberty City, Word of Mouth
Hera Eíríksdóttir brass Living Time, Event V, Living Time, Event VI, Living Time-Event I, Living Time-Event II, Living Time-Event III, Living Time-Event IV, Living Time-Event VIII, Living Time-Event-VII
Terence Blanchard tuba Assassins, Betty's Conflict, Black & White, Earl's Death, Firebomb, Flashback, Going to Mecca, Opening Credits
McCoy Tyner Big Band tuba Angel Eyes, Fly With the Wind, High Priest, In a Sentimental Mood, Let It Go, Passion Dance, Update
Mark Smith tuba Baby Let Me Shake Your Tree, Going Home, In Monument, Introduction, Satin Doll, Sweet Fire, The Seeker - Thank You, Bird - New Orleans
Edison Quintana baritone saxophone, tuba The 12th December, Winter Song 1964 Coda, Winter Song 1964 Section I, Winter Song 1964 Section II, Winter Song 1964 Section III, Winter Song 1964 Section IV, Winter Song 1964 Section V
Charles Tolliver baritone saxophone, bass clarinet 'Round Midnight, Hit the Spot, Mournin' Variations, Rejoicin', Right Now, Suspicion, With Love
Hank Crawford baritone saxophone After Hours, Junction, Next Time You See Me, O Holy Night, Soul Shoutin', The Backslider, Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me)
David Sanborn baritone saxophone Basin Street Blues, Brother Ray (feat. Derek Tucks), Please Send Me Someone to Love, St. Louis Blues, Stoney Lonesome, What Will I Tell My Heart?
Pharoah Sanders tuba Balance, Balance (E), Izipho Zam, Izipho Zam (E), Prince Of Peace (E), Prince of Peace
Dexter Gordon baritone saxophone, tuba Fried Bananas, How Insensitive, Laura, Red Top, The Moontrane, You're Blase
The Jazz Composer's Orchestra tuba Communications #10, Communications #11, Part 1, Communications #11, Part 2, Communications #8, Communications #9, Preview
McCoy Tyner tuba All My Yesterdays, Man From Tanganyika, Mode to John, The High Priest, Utopia
Hank Mobley tuba A Slice of the Top, A Touch of the Blues, Cute 'n Pretty, Hank's Other Bag, There's a Lull in My Life
Bob James baritone saxophone Angela Theme (Theme From "Taxi"), Caribbean Nights, I Want to Thank You (Very Much), Sun Runner, Touchdown
Andrew Hill baritone saxophone, tuba Enamorado, For Blue People Only, Mother's Tale, Oriba (2nd version), Oriba (First version)
David “Fathead” Newman baritone saxophone Blisters, Shana, Still Hard Times, To Love Again
Freddie Hubbard tuba For B.P., High Blues Pressure, Latina, True Colors
Jimmy Heath tuba Keep Love Alive, Lush Life, Sophisticated Lady
Chet Baker tuba But Not for Me, Ellen David, Four
Barbara Dennerlein baritone saxophone, tuba A Cat Strikes Back, Nightowls, Walk on Air
Rahsaan Roland Kirk tuba Giant Steps, Theme for the Eulipions, There Will Never Be Another You
Maria Muldaur baritone saxophone, tuba I Can't Stand It, Lying Song
Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra tuba Consummation, Dedication
Юрий Филинов baritone saxophone I Believe to My Soul
Phoebe Snow instrument arranger Sweet Disposition
Marcelle Drummond tuba Love Piece
Елена Дойникова baritone saxophone I'm Gonna Move to the Outskirts of Town
Taj Mahal instrument arranger, baritone saxophone, cornet, horn, tuba Cakewalk Into Town
Kate & Anna McGarrigle instrument arranger Side of Fries
Douglas Hart baritone saxophone I've Got News for You
Carly Simon baritone saxophone, tuba Hotcakes