Eric D. Johnson

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Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA
Eric D. Johnson is a singer, songwriter, film score composer and festival producer. He is most well known as the front man and sole permanent member of the band Fruit Bats, and as a multi-instrumentalist with The Shins and Califone.

In the late nineties, Johnson was an instructor at Chicago's Old Town School of Folk Music, teaching banjo and guitar. He also fronted his own short-lived space-rock outfit, I Rowboat, and had a solo four-track project called Fruit Bats.

In 2000, he began playing in the experimental folk ensemble Califone. Read more...