Prudence Johnson is an internationally acclaimed vocalist with a dozen recordings under her belt. A Prairie Home Companion regular in the late eighties, she twice toured of the Soviet Union, was founding member of "WOMEN WHO COOK!," and appeared as a singer in Robert Redford's "A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT." Her 1994 Redhouse Records release, "LITTLE DREAMER" was a Grammy nominee. Prudence is presently touring the country behind the release of "MOON COUNTRY." Additional information is available at her web site,
"MOON COUNTRY," her 10th offering (and 7th solo effort) is a beautifully executed tribute to one of America's premier composers of the popular song, Hoagy Carmichael. Produced by Prudence Johnson and Adi Yeshaya, arranged and conducted by Adi Yeshaya. Featuring Dean Magraw, Guitars; Joe Pulice, Drums; Gary Raynor, Bass; Dan Chouinard, Piano and accordian and a host of violins, cellos, violas, reeds and horns.
Review 1: "Armed with the timbre and phrasing that comes from years of experimentation, ...a true artist hitting her timeless stride."
Source of review 1: James Walsh, St. Paul Pioneer Press, 05/10/02
Review 2: "She's got the Veronica Lake Look and a smoky delivery that will make you homesick for the Twentieth Century."
Source of review 2: Ronald Mangravite, MIAMI TIMES, 04/24/02
Review 3: "Prudence wraps her silky alto around some of the best material of the twentieth Century. Carmichael would certainly approve."
Source of review 3: Stevie Beck, Twin Cities Jazz Notes, May 2002