Welcome to joshjohnston.com
Josh Johnston is a pianist / singer / songwriter / composer from Dublin, Ireland. He took a degree in Popular Music at Salford University (England), and returned to Dublin in 1998 to continue his musical pursuits there. He developed parallel careers as a solo artist and a session musician, playing piano live and on record for many other artists, notably Roesy and violinist David MacKenzie and also SJ McArdle, Kila, Ronan Swift, Stewart Agnew, and Keith Mullins.
His piano style is varied, melodic and atmospheric, but never sugary. It recalls shades of Keith Jarrett and at other times a more folky sound. He has proved himself versatile on the many recordings he has appeared on. Many diverse soundscapes are collected together on his own CDs (Three Friends 2001, Asylum Harbour 2008), and in 2010 Shandon Records released Josh’s 3rd CD, a piano solo set called The Shape Of Things
Since 2006, he has held the role of organist and musical director at the Unitarian Church in Dublin.
You can hear tracks and read more about Josh on this website. His CDs are detailed on the discography page.
If you’d like to get in touch, please send him an e-mail.