About This Event
Johnny Britts musical journey began in Cleveland, Ohio. Britt picked up the trumpet at age 12 and excelled rapidly. In junior high school he would become friends and start a band with the then drummer Arsenio Hall. Britt had a once in a lifetime opportunity to study abroad in Paris, France where he studied at the prestgious Conservatoire de Versailles under the trumpet tutelage of Roger Dellmotte premier trumpeter for the Paris Opera. Britt is also fluent French. After studying in Paris, France Britt would return to the states to continue his studies in Chicago where he was discovered and hired by Otis Williams to become the youngest ever musical director for The Temptations. That would lead to Britt becoming the co music producer for the Emmy Award Winning The Temptations TV miniseries. Moving to Los Angeles Britt founded his group Impromp2 and was signed to Motown/ MoJazz Records and in 1995 released the groups debut CD Your Gonna Love It. Britt would go on to record 3 more CDs with the group before deciding to pursue his dreams of becoming a soloist. Britt has recorded to date 4 studio solo CDs on J-Jams Records Marvin Meets Miles, Christmas Time Of The Year, So Hot and MoJazzin. Britt has written three #1 Hit Singles for Boney James and has written for many other artist. He was the on camera trumpet soloist in the Oscar Nominated La La Land starring Meg Ryan and Ryan Gosslin. He was also the trumpet soloist for the Oscar Nominated Hidden Figures. Britt is an honorary member of the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame as the first tenor of Little Anthony and The Imperials.