One

by Louis Valentine Johnson

Released 2016
Dos Almas
Released 2016
Dos Almas
This instrumental Innovative Guitar piece provides the listener with fourteen minutes of meditative tranquility and relaxation and can also be heard and viewed with the bonus DVD as part of the album.
NOTES
As a classical guitarist for over 30 years playing other composer's music, I began writing original pieces about 15 years ago. My compositions have since developed into a newer and more modern sound. Therefore my music is re-titled as "Innovative Guitar" rather than Classical Guitar. Although much of the older "classical" music is beautiful, I want to appeal to a much broader audience and create a newer creative style with the same instrument. My most recent release …
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Guitarra Classica I

by Louis Valentine Johnson

Released 2001
Dos Almas
Released 2001
Dos Almas
Great examples of Renaissance & Baroque guitar at its finest.
NOTES
“...rarely recorded works coupled with Louis Valentine Johnson’s great playing.”

Recent concert bookings include Seattle, Pullman, Chico, Sacramento, Fairfield, and San Francisco, and international performances in Norway, Denmark, France, Italy and Spain. Radio and television credits include Classical Broadcasts, KQED-San Francisco, KVMR-Nevada City, and KWSP-Santa Cruz.

La Hora Azul (The Blue Hour)

by Louis Valentine Johnson

Released 2000
Dos Almas
Released 2000
Dos Almas
A lyrical collection of acoustic guitar solos that is both meditative and passionate.
NOTES
"This remarkable collection of mostly 16th Century Spanish Guitar music is performed with astonishing grace and restraint... Johnson's playing is superb, delightfully clear and tasteful - throughout this first in a series devoted to the history of music for the classical guitar."
-Richard Dunk,
KVMR- FM Program Guide, Sacramento California.

"Johnson is a skilled and sensitive interpreter, not only of pieces by venerable masters such as Fernando Sor and Heitor Villa Lobos, but also those …
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Goodbye To Mexico

by Louis Valentine Johnson

Released 2000
Dos Almas
Released 2000
Dos Almas
Passionate, acoustic guitar music from around the world by contemporary and traditional composers.
NOTES
"I have had the pleasure of hearing Louis Valentine Johnson perform on several occasions. He possesses not only a fine technique, but also a thorough knowledge of Baroque performance practices. He is a sensitive and talented musician."
--Dr. Mark Radice
Ithaca College, Ithaca. NY

"Louis Valentine Johnson plays the guitar with amazing clarity. Each note is perfectly articulated and beautifully formed. His tone is full of light and richly colored. His playing of this music …
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Guitarra Clasica II

by Louis Valentine Johnson

Released 2001
Dos Almas
Released 2001
Dos Almas
Great examples of Baroque guitar at its finest.
NOTES
“...rarely recorded works coupled with Louis Valentine Johnson’s great playing.”

Recent concert bookings include Seattle, Pullman, Chico, Sacramento, Fairfield, and San Francisco, and international performances in Norway, Denmark, France, Italy and Spain. Radio and television credits include Classical Broadcasts, KQED-San Francisco, KVMR-Nevada City, and KWSP-Santa Cruz.

A Day In The Country

by Louis Valentine Johnson

Released 2012
Dos Almas Music
Released 2012
Dos Almas Music
Hear the verve and excitement of highly intelligent playing speak from his beautiful classical guitar interpretations.
NOTES
"Listening to Louis (Valentine) Johnson is to relax in musical reverie. The delicate precision of his interpretations "sans" garish exhibitionism, demonstrates the sincerity and sensitivity of a master guitarist."
Enrique Coria,
Argentine Guitarist and Recording Artist

"A Day in the Country" is an Anthology of compositions performed and recorded by Louis Valentine Johnson.

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