Aaron Neville Quintet - Musical Director
Solo Artist
Session Musician


David C. Johnson, born in Detroit, Michigan, began studying piano at age 7. He then went on to take up the bass on his own at age 11. At an early age, David knew that music was his calling. He performed all over the Detroit Area until he took an offer to work with a band in S.W. Florida in 1989. Since that time, David has become one of S.W. Florida’s premier musicians, and a “first call” bassist.For the past 18 years and counting, David has been touring and performing with the Aaron Neville Quintet as Musical Director/Bassist/Keyboardist/Vocalist. Performances include appearances on Stephen Colbert, Ellen DeGeneres, Martha Stewart, Jay Leno, David Letterman and the Today Show. While at home in S.W. Florida, his unique one-man show, “The David Johnson Show” spotlights his talents as a multi-instrumentalist/entertainer (Keyboard, Bass, Vocals and Guitar). Southwest Florida Weekly Magazine has named him “Best One-Man Band” 5 years running. 


David is also a world renowned recording artist with 5 albums to his credit:





David C. Johnson
(239) 910-0768