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2019-20 Season Announcement Concert
Join us in 2019 to Kick Off Our Celebration of 35 Years of the CJO!
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A native of Cleveland’s southwest side, Johnny Cochran attended Cleveland School of the Arts and Cuyahoga Community College simultaneously during high school, studying saxophone with Ernie Krivda. He has had the opportunity to perform with artists such as Clark Terry, Carl Allen, Jason and Wynton Marsalis, Randy Brecker, Mike Lee, Billy Hart, and Rodney Whitaker. Johnny studied with Gary Bartz at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music. While the saxophone is his primary instrument, Johnny also is proficient in piano, drums, and several other woodwind instruments.
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CJO Executive Director, Lead Trombone
Lead Tenor Saxophone
Lead Alto Saxophone
CJO Librarian and Personnel Manager, Baritone Saxophone
Director, Jazz Discovery Ensemble and Education