Do you remember the time when you listened to an artist and fell in love with every word? The voice and the songs ignited a warmth in your heart that was indescribable and unforgettable. When music holds the imagination captive, the heart and mind are hypnotized by "songs that ignite the soul". Johnnie Marshall is one of those artists and innovators. Having dedicated years to honing the craft of songwriting, Johnnie works to be the best singer/songwriter/producer he can be- creating transcendent musical adventures with memorable hooks and indelible auditory imprints. He has independently self-financed and self-produced 2 CDs, launched an eCommerce music website, and secured publishing deals through his company, Ejshani Music.
Johnnie’s CDs, "I Dun Struck Gold", "When The Smoke Clears", and single "If I Put My Mind To It" are available through CD Baby and iTunes. Sharing his vision for the future, Johnnie states, “I hope to have the opportunity to inspire billions with my gifts from God…..” Johnnie’s influences include an array of stellar artists, writers, and producers - Charlie Wilson, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Quincy Jones, Babyface and his favorite writer/producer team, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. With Johnnie’s soulful melodies and polished lyrics, he writes songs combining smooth vocals, intricate rhythms, and a groove that just won't stop. Each song takes you on an emotional journey through the heart, spirit, and mind of this highly creative and talented singer/songwriter/producer. Everything he pens demonstrates strength, depth and a heartfelt love for the craft of songwriting. Stay tuned for his latest musical labor of love....coming soon. Originally from New York, the man nicknamed "J" now lives in California's Bay Area; he feels humbled and blessed to say that he wakes up in the morning with a song in his head.