Jesse W. Johnson is a singer/songwriter from Springfield, IL. He’s been taking his hooky-yet-dark rock and roll around the country alone and with Chicago band Jet W. Lee for 6 years now. His publicist says that he plays and tours out the majority of the year on his own. Now that is an accomplishment. I know a few people from Springfield, IL and I must say, that little corner of the mid-west has produced some amazing musicians/bands in the past, and now we can add Jesse W. Johnson and his band to that list.
Jesse W. Johnson
The track “Primal Scream” is bound to please the other indie rockers out there. I peeked at the rest of the album and the rest of the tunes don’t sound as raw as the title track. As a solo artist, Johnson builds off Jet W. Lee’s mixture of modern and classic rock while finding a more direct outlet for his songwriting. Jesse is an artist that is putting in the work and it shows.
I am excited to see where Jesse W. Johnson’s career is headed. At this point it seems like the sky is the limit. Remember, this guy tours in 40 states so there is a good chance he will be in your area soon. Please take a listen to the single below and hit that share button!