Nick Johnson

Nick plays a minor 7th chord. Nick (with bassist Kent Schoenherr, in the back row) kept the rhythm going on "Brown Wore Black" during the Roseville Big Band's performance at the St. Mary of the Lake 125th Anniversary Fall Festival, September 9, 2006.
Nick played a solo chorus on "Woodchopper's Ball" during the Roseville Big Band's performance at the Roosevelt Middle School Jazz Festival, March 23, 2001. Nick, with tux, blue tie and cummerbund, plays a guitar solo.
Nick Johnson plays his Epiphone guitar. Nick rehearsed with the Roseville Big Band at St. Michael's Lutheran Church in March, 2001.
Role in Roseville Big Band: 

Guitar

Member during: 

August 2006 through October 2007

Occupation: 

Guitar Sales

A 1999 graduate of Roseville Area High School (RAHS) and a 2004 graduate of the University of Minnesota, Nick played tuba in symphonic ensembles and guitar in jazz groups while in school.

Nick began playing the trumpet in the fourth grade and switched to tuba in the seventh grade. He has been playing guitar since 1994 and also plays the bass.

Nick first performed as the Roseville Big Band's guitarist on the June 15, 1999, concert in the Central Park band shell, where he played solos on "Route 66" and "Jump, Jive, and Wail".

Nick is now in a rock band that plays around Minneapolis and St. Paul and a blues band that plays around Brainerd and Palisade.