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Denise Johnson has played in the music industry for years, with the church being her strongest inspiration.
She formed an all girl gospel band called Rejuvenation. The band opened for artist like Helen Baylor, Angela & Veronica, Daryl Coley an More. She has played for many churches and gospel organizations.
She eventually ventured into the secular industry where she was exposed to many artists and musicians. She was asked to audition for the all girl band “Syxx”, in which most of the girls where from the Salt N Pepper band called 4YP (4 Your Pleasure). During the 4 year span, they performed in front of Stevie Wonder, Brian McKnight and many more.
She later formed another band called “LadyRhythm”. This group of talented lady musicians also performed all over and played at Casino’s, festivals, and opened for many artists.
She has played for Iyanla Vanzant’s Inner Visions WorldWide Graduations, and was contracted to Nintendo to promote and perform their music program called “WiiMusic” some years ago. Has toured with Hip Hop artist as well as travel with Agency Bands and local acts as needed.
Denise continues to gig in the city as Music is her first Love. She believes that honesty and humility are important in the music industry along with good work ethics. She loves to inspire and encourage musicians to use their creativity and God given talents to reach the world. She encourages them all to go into business for themselves, Make MONEY, and DO what they love !! CREATE MUSIC.
Denise believes that musicians create sounds that go deeper than the eye can see. Music reaches the soul. Every aspect of life is centered around rhythm. When you think about it.... Everything that has life.... has Rhythm..