J.J. Johnson Departs Tedeschi Trucks Band


Tedeschi Trucks Band announced J.J. Johnson’s departure from the group. Johnson was the band’s drummer for the past 10 years.

Johnson hails from Austin, Texas by way of San Antonio and played drums with John Mayer, Lenny Kravitz, Gary Clark Jr., and more before joining the Tedeschi Trucks Band in 2010. Johnson was one half of the TTB double drum attack along with Tyler Greenwell.

Tedeschi Trucks Band issued a statement via social media about Johnson’s departure. Read it below:

After ten years as a member of Tedeschi Trucks Band, drummer J.J. Johnson has decided to move on from the band to pursue other artistic opportunities. Thank you J.J. for a decade of inspiring collaborations on stage and in the studio, and our enduring friendship! We look forward to bringing a new evolution of TTB to the stage one day soon.

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