Aubrey Johnson is a New York-based vocalist, composer, and educator who specializes in jazz, Brazilian, and creative contemporary music with and without words. She holds a Master of Music degree in jazz performance from the New England Conservatory and is set to release her debut album under saxophonist Greg Osby’s new record label Inner Circle Music within the next year. She has held faculty positions at Berklee College of Music and the New England Conservatory, and currently teaches at Queens College in New York. In demand as both a side-person and a leader, Aubrey has performed and/or recorded with Bobby McFerrin, Lyle Mays, Steve Rodby, Mark Walker, Paul McCandless, John Zorn’s Mycale Vocal Quartet (including Sara Serpa, Sofia Rei, and Malika Zarra), John Patitucci, Jamey Haddad, Drew Gress, Bill Stewart, Linda Oh, Matt Brewer, Tim Hagans, Tyshawn Sorey, Jimmy Cobb, and many others.
Aubrey is currently composing music for a new album to be released in 2017 under Greg Osby’s independent record label, Inner Circle Music. She resides in Brooklyn, NY and teaches at Queens College, the New York Jazz Academy, and Peridance Capezio Center.