Trumpet - Johnny Hodges - Big Apple Circus Print


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Johnny is currently the Assistant Conductor at the Big Apple Circus and freelances around the NYC and Orlando, Fl. Areas.

After attending Central State University in Oklahoma City, Johnny spent time in and around the area freelancing and then in 1991 went out to perform on the Crown Princess for Princess Cruise Lines. He then moved to Carnival Cruise Lines where he spent the next 11 years, ending his time there as the Senior Musical Director in the fleet.
Over the years, he has been lucky enough to perform with many different musical greats in many different fields such as Paul Anka, The Temptations, The O-Jays, Clark Terry, Doc Severnson, Diane Schuur, Joe Williams, KoKo Taylor, Flashpoint, Roy Clark, etc...
Johnny was also fortunate enough to perform for 2 Presidents and the Senate and the House of Representatives. He has performed on Broadway and did a national tour of “Bye Bye Birdie performing in 41 states.