Russ JohnsonThe North Street Cabaret — Friday, February 18, 2022 — 8PM

By Michael Brenneis

Interview date: 01/16/2022

Russ Johnson returned to Wisconsin to take a teaching position in 2011 after thriving on the New York scene for nearly a quarter century. The quality of his work from his New York days through his current endeavors along the Milwaukee-Chicago corridor rivals anything produced by his contemporaries, and deserves to be widely recognized. Russ is one of those musicians whose mere presence serves to elevate the entire scene.