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Johnny B. Piano Man @ GBC Nov. 3

Musician Johnny B. Piano Man will perform “Rhythm of the North: A Fast-Paced Multimedia Musical” Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the GBC Theatre

Johnny B. Piano Man @ GBC Nov. 3.Tickets: $15 General Admission; $12 Students and Senior Citizens. Advance tickets available at controller's office in Berg Hall.

Johnny B. began playing the piano in 1957. He attended the Berklee College of Music and later went on to receive his Masters of Educational Media and Technology from Boston University in 1979.

Johnny B. is well known for blending together boogie-woogie, melodic jazz, and classical influenced ballads.

In the ‘90s, he was the cohost, performer, and music director for Tom Bodett’s End of the Road radio show which was aired on 64 public radio stations.

His “Rhythm of the North” program received two ovations from his audience in Dalles, OR. for the Mid-Columbia Community Concert Association in Oct. 2014.

Johnny B. was awarded the Lifetime Achievement in the Arts award in 2015, for his outstanding accomplishments and passionate advocacy for the arts and artists, as wells as Career Opportunity Grant awarded by the Alaska State Council on the Arts, which allowed Johnny to attend the Arts Northwest Showcase in Boise, ID.

“I want each listener to join me on a musical journey that is playful and accomplished, intimate and engaging,” said Johnny B. “I want my compositions and my performance to exceed their expectations.”

This event is made possible by the Western States Arts Federation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Red Lion Hotel & Casino and the GBC ACE committee.

For more information, contact Angie de Braga at 775-753-2231.

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Kayla McCarson
Marketing/Social Media Specialist, Student Services
Phone: (775) 753-2105

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