Johnnie is from Akron, Ohio, refining his playing
skills throughout the concert and club circuits from the age of eleven.
Cutting his teeth with the likes of Tim (Ripper) Owens - (Judas Priest),
Mark Matthews (Warrant), Neil Zaza and Freddie Salem - (Outlaws) just to
mention a few of the musicians hailing from Northeastern Ohio were
Johnnie first started playing. Johnnie’s song writing is very extensive
including all styles of musical effort Hard Rock, Fusion, Heavy Metal,
Blues, and Classical influences. With a remarkable live performance,
that displays his high energy, and burning soulful emotions, that is a
must see! His specific blend of guitar textures is totally original and
sounds uniquely like no one else, although the reflection of some of the
greatest guitar players of our time can be heard dancing through his
fingers. The magnificent sound of heartfelt guitar passages encompasses
each and every song. He plays with total conviction and dedication to
each musical journey he takes.
The Johnnie Kaylor Band was formed in
Akron, Ohio, in the seventies, since then he has toured, and recorded
over the span of many years. The Johnnie K Band delivers in concert, an
extensive library of original instrumental guitar, and vocal
compositions. JKB reformed in Florida, in 2005, with the release titled
Keep on Pushin’.
The album displays new uncharted sounds, featuring songs like
Kickin & Stand Alone
and the unmistakable beautiful
playing has been compared to Jimi Hendrix, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai,
Jimmy Page and many other guitar heroes’.
of Time) 2013,
which includes 12 masterful instrumental songs, featuring his
unmistakable guitar playing abilities.
performs on the release (Guitar
Wizards Vol 1&2)
Featuring Stand Alone along with such guitar virtuoso as Jake E Lee,
George Lynch, Bruce Kulick, Chris Poland and many other guitar masters.
Johnnie is featured on the release
Wizards Vol 3&4)with still more axe masters sharing the bill for example,
current/former members of KISS, Guns N Roses, Heart, Ozzy Osbourne Band,
Whitesnake, Judas Priest, Alice Cooper Band, Dream Theatre, Skid Row,
Megadeth, Jimmy Page Band, The Firm, Ratt, Grand Funk Railroad, Deep
Purple, Metal Church,
Lizzy Borden, and others.
Ultimate Fighting Rock Bonus CD & Judas Priest
Tribute CD Entitled, Breaking the Law has been released on Versailles
Records. Featuring Johnnie Kaylor, Tim Ripper Owens, Richard Kendrick,
British Steel, Derrick LeFevre and many more!
2017 will feature five additional releases
with Johnnie's guitar work with the original compositions,
Black Rose, Until the Sunrise, Music in me,
Burning Desire and The Jean Genie (Bowie Tribute called Starman), and
newly added GUITAR WIZARDS 5
on Versailles Records.
Electric Angel Productions 2017
Fender - Gibson - Ibanez -
Marshall -Digitech - Lexicon - Rocktron - Art - Roland effects - Roland
Guitar synthesizer- Steinburg -Mackie -Yamaha - DOD - and an array of
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