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David Brent Johnson

Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, David Brent Johnson moved to Bloomington in 1991. He is an alumnus of Indiana University, and began working with WFIU in 2002. Currently, David serves as jazz producer and systems coordinator at the station. His interests include literature, history, music, writing, and movies.

Recent posts by David Brent

April 27, 2012

 

Jazz Jam Sessions As A Learning Tool: A Survey

Monika Herzig and David Baker are conducting a survey about the impact of jam sessions on musicians.

January 17, 2012

 

David Baker 80th Birthday Celebration At Indiana University

Jacobs School of Music faculty, alumni, and students will pay musical homage to the leader of IU's jazz studies program.

December 8, 2011

 

David Baker Birthday Tribute At Indianapolis’ Jazz Kitchen

The Buselli-Wallarab Jazz Orchestra and other artists will usher in Baker's milestone birthday with a black-tie performance.

November 25, 2011

 

Book Signings And Availability For David Baker: A Legacy In Music

Monika Herzig will be signing copies of the book at the Venue in Bloomington and at the Indiana Historical Society's Holiday Author Fair.

November 7, 2011

 

Videos Of David Baker

Watch David Baker leading a student orchestra, Baker playing cello, and the Bloomington Camerata performing his extended piece "Daydreams and Detours."

November 2, 2011

 

David Baker: A Legacy In Photos

David Baker through the years, with friends and colleagues as well.

November 2, 2011

 

Book Release Party And Concert For David Baker: A Legacy In Music

A musical recreation of the book featuring Melvin Rhyne, Jamey Aebersold, IU jazz faculty members and others.

November 1, 2011

 

Recordings From David Baker: A Legacy In Music

Rare and previously unreleased recordings from the book's accompanying CD.

November 1, 2011

 

David Baker And Monika Herzig To Appear On WFIU’s Just You And Me

Subject and author of new IU Press book will be encouraging listeners to support WFIU's annual fund-drive.

November 1, 2011

 

IU Jacobs School Of Music Planning David Baker Celebration

Festivities will continue into next year for the noted jazz educator and artist.

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