Erin Corine Johnson - 2019 FAA Emerging Legacy Award Recipient
Erin Corine Johnson (BMus '10 Music) is a multigenre flutist, a bilingual vocalist, an educator, and a cultural diversity advocate based in Madrid, Spain. She performs a mixture of classic soul, funk, traditional gospel, and delta blues combined with influences from Spanish flamenco, Afro-Caribbean folklore, and various traditional and popular music styles from South America. Johnson continues to work toward the establishment of her social project, Project Afro(–), and its accompanying music and arts network, The Black Music Exchange, dedicated to facilitating cultural exchange, providing authentic native instruction, and, ultimately, building new artistic bridges between Spain and North and South America.
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