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Wayne Wesley Johnson
Location:7 Avenida Vista Grande #260
Santa Fe, NM 87508
Phone Number:505.466.8700
Email Address(es):Wjguitar@aol.com
Website URL(s):http://wannadu.com
Projects/Ensembles:Recording Artist formerly worked with Les Paul, Nokie Edwards (The Ventures), Thom Bresh, and am a regular performer annually at the CHet Atkins Appreciation Society and Guitars for life Concerts.

Recent projects include recordings with Thom Bresh, Lou Pallo & Tom Doyle (The Les Paul Trio), Anthony Smith, Tim Farrell, Edgar Cruz, Jon Gagan (Ottmar Liebert's Luna Negra Band).

Prior recordings with Ruben Romero, Nokie Edwards, Tom Doyle, Gao Hong, Mario Reynolds, Matt Vaughn, Consuelo Luz, Josef Martinez, Ben Lucero, Paul Arntz, K.C. Morris, Tim Stroh.

Have shared the stage and/or performed in shows with George Benson, Howard Roberts, BB King, Larry Carlton, Larry London, Chet Atkins, Buster B Jones, Tommy Jones, Vallerie Duchateau, Muriel Anderson, Tommy Flint, Bob Saxton, Bobby Gibson, Mark Pritcher, Gary Reed, Tim Farrell, Edgar Cruz, Ruben Romero, Miguel Soto, Miguel Romero, Anthony Smith, Thom Bresh, Tom Doyle, Lou Pallo, Zoe McCulloch, Paul Biondi, Seymour Duncan, Tommy Emmanuel, Jim,Morning and John Nichols, Romane, Marcel Dadi, Eddie Pennington, Al Caiola, Lou Mecca, Vic Cenicola, Vic Juris, Vinnie Corrao, Jerry Topinka and more.
Instruments:Various guitars of all types, brands including Stromberg, D'Angelico, Gibson, Benedetto, Triggs, Koontz, Fender, Heritage, & Godin. - new and vintage, Kurzweil K-2600 / Korg Karma keyboards, Acoustic drums. Primarily flamenco, archtop, semi hollow body, solidbody, steel and nylon string guitars. I am an endorsee for the following brands. Godin, Heritage, RMC, B-Band, Sabine tuners, GHS Strings, John Pearse Strings, Ultrasound Amps, Budda Amps, Kendrick Amps.
Looping Gear:Lexicon Jam Man, Oberheim Echoplex (stereo pair)
Influences:Wes Montgomery, George Benson, Les Paul, Chet Atkins, Merle Travis, Nokie Edwards, Earl Klugh, Paco de lucia, Gipsy Kings, Acoustic Alchemy, Pat Methany

Musical Style:Jazzamenco tm (my own style) nuevo flamenco aka rumba flamenca, smooth contemporary jazz, fingerstyle acoustic, standard and alternate tunings, new age, World, R&B.
Recordings Available:Canciones del alma/Songs from the Soul (Wannadu), Hypnotic Safari (Wannadu), Flamenco Flavors (IAGO/Talking Taco), Flamenco Festival (Narada/Hallmark Music)
I use the JamMan for my guitar work, and the Echoplex' for my 'Tap Guitar' invention...a flamenco guitar outfitted with 19 midi trigger plates on the face and rim for 'real drum' sounds.This guitar is also equipped with RMC pickups for synth access, as well. You can see photos of the Tap Guitar at my website http://wannadu.com new and vintage guitar photos section.

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