BIO - YOLANDA JOHNSON
Origin: Southern California
Genre: Blues, Jazz, Soul, New Orleans/Second Line
Years Active: 1965 - Present
Label: EveJim Records
Official Websites: www.BossEntertainment.life
Yolanda Johnson is one of Boss Entertainments seasoned talented artist who brings a versatile uplifting and inspiring mood to every show. She takes over the stage and mesmerizes her audience with foot stomping blues, her classy renditions of old jazz standards & ballads, or parties right on into her soulful R & B groove (new and oldies). Yolanda stands out from other entertainers because she brings a unique New Orleans Second Line groove to the stage which stems from her up bringing in a NOLA family full of world known musicians. Performing on stage with her fathers band since the age of 5, Yolanda Johnson has captured crowds of varied sizes. Her band consists of 3 to 7 well known professional musicians who have worked with many major artist which she calls her "All Star Band". Her hard hitting drummer, Myckale Thomas has been with her for over 25 years and has had the pleasure of working with Grammy Award winning groups such as The Commodores, Kool and The Gang, The Platters and The Supremes to name a few. Then there is her alto, tenor & saprano Sax Sensational Michael Moore original member of the group Rose Royce with hits like "Car Wash", "Wishing On A Star" and just too many hits to name. Mike is working on his hot and tantalizing solo smooth jazz CD project soon to be released! Mike is also featured on Yolanda's new CD. Recently joining her is another sax man, Ken Rice who was inducted into the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame for his contributions as one of the "Fabulous Flippers". Yolanda & Ken are known in the Temecula Valley area as the "Extraordinary Entertainment Duo". Yolanda and her band comes self-contained for small to medium venues with recorded music between sets. Please click on the button below to download a more detailed bio that includes past performance information and a more detailed history on the lady AKA The Boss Lady. Yolanda is currently performing live nationwide and is in the process of releasing her new CD. Boss Entertainment has a roster of entertainment which includes Live DJ's (DJ Y-Not and Mixin' Man), engineer's and sound for large concert or corporate and specialty themed events. For booking or additional information call us today at (855) MUSIC-91 or (855) 687-4291.