BIO

Smooth-jazz saxophonist Christopher "CJ" Johnson was born and raised in Fargo, North Dakota. After high school, he fled the cold winters of the Midwest for the warmth of the South, where he earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in ballet from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. He also studied saxophone there. He danced professionally with Ballet Austin, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre and the San Francisco cast of The Phantom of the Opera.

 

CJ now plays music with The Pulse, The Crew, The Palmer Jazz Project and other groups in Los Angeles. He has opened up for saxophonists Marion Meadows and Paul Taylor and keyboardist Brian Simpson at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia. CJ's first single was a cover of Ed Sheeran's 2016 Song of the Year, "Thinking Out Loud." 

CONTACT

Cell phone: (310) 846-7153

twitter: @ccjsax

facebook.com/ccjsax sax player for hire

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SONG LIST

1+1 by Beyoncé

Ascension by Maxwell

Attention by Charlie Puth

Bad Habits by Ed Sheeran

Before I Let Go by Frankie Beverly and Maze

Besame Mucho by Andrea Bocelli

Best Part by H.E.R.

Better by Khalid

Between the Sheets by The Isley Brothers

Boo'd Up by Ella Mai

Cold Heart by Elton John and Dua Lipa

Count on Me by Whitney Houston

Creep by TLC

Crusin' by Smokey Robinson

Dancing with a Stranger by Sam Smith

Deja Vu by Teena Marie

Dreaming of You by Selena

Don't Leave Me by Blackstreet

Earned It by The Weeknd

Endless Love by Lionel Richie and Diana Ross

Essence by WizKid

For the Love of You by The Isley Brothers

Ghost by Justin Bieber

Good Old Days by Macklemore

Happier by Marshmello

Happy Birthday by Stevie Wonder

Happy by Pharrell Williams

Havana by Camila Cabello

Hello, Dolly by Louis Armstrong

How Deep Is Your Love by Calvin Harris 

I Don't Care by Ed Sheeran

I Don't Mind by Usher

I Feel It Coming by The Weeknd

I Like the Way (The Kissing Game) by Hi-Five

I Need to Know by Marc Anthony

I Wanna Know by Joe

I'd Rather Be with You by Bootsy Collins

La Media Vuelta by Luis Miguel

Lean on Me by Bill Withers

Let It Be by The Beatles

Lost Without U by Robin Thicke

Love Ballad by L.T.D.

Love Lies by Khalid

Love Like This by Faith Evans

Love Someone by Lukas Graham

Love Yourself by Justin Bieber

Maputo by Bob James and David Sanborn

Memories by Maroon 5

My Prerogative by Bobby Brown

New Light by John Mayer

Old Town Road by Lil Nas X

One Kiss by Calvin Harris

One on One by Hall and Oates

One Right Now by Post Malone and The Weeknd

Promises by Calvin Harris and Sam Smith

Red Red Wine by UB40

Return of the Mack by Mark Morrison

Sabor a Mi by Luis Miguel

Say You Won’t Let Go by James Arthur

Sexy Love by Ne-Yo

Señorita by Shawn Mendes

Shallow from A Star Is Born

So Sick by Ne-Yo

Somebody by Natalie La Rose

Something Just Like This by The Chainsmokers

Smile by Nat King Cole

Stay with Me by Sam Smith

Stitches by Shawn Mendes

Sweet Love by Anita Baker

Talk by Khalid

Thank U, Next by Ariana Grande

That's the Way Love Goes by Janet Jackson

The Motto by Tiësto and Ava Max

The Only One for Me by Brian McKnight

Thinkin Bout You by Frank Ocean

Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran

Tonight (Best You Ever Had) by John Legend

Trip by Ella Mai

U Know What's Up by Donell Jones

Use Somebody by Kings of Leon

Vivir Mi Vida by Marc Anthony

What You Won't Do for Love by Bobby Caldwell

Why I Love You by Major

Without Me by Halsey

XO by Beyoncé

You Make Me Wanna by Usher

You Right by Doja Cat and The Weeknd

Your Body Is a Wonderland by John Mayer

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Thinking Out Loud - Christopher CJ
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Inspiration Island - Christopher CJ
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Hotline Bling - Christopher CJ
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PHOTOS
CJ front beach cropped edit 2
CJ front beach cropped edit 2
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Christopher CJ - sax up
Christopher CJ - sax up
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Christopher CJ - sunset cowboy
Christopher CJ - sunset cowboy
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Christopher CJ - jump
Christopher CJ - jump
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Christopher CJ - power to the people
Christopher CJ - power to the people
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