Aaron J. Johnson

Low brass and beyond


A J is currently a graduate student in the music department at Columbia University. His discipline is Historical Musicology and his specialties are jazz, American popular music, and film music.

He is now at work on his doctoral dissertation “Jazz and Radio in the United States: Mediation, Patronage, and Genre”

More information about his research interests are available at the following websites:


AJ (proudly?) displaying his Georgia Tech Master’s Degree for the camera.

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E-mail: ornitholgy@gmail.com

An Altec 633A microphone used by Alan Lomax for  field recordings.