About the artist
He delivered his debut CD, Trying To Catch Rain, which he wrote all the songs for and played most of the instruments. The first single “Lady Cab Driver” peaked at number six on the smoothjazznow charts. The single also made it into the best songs of 2010 charts. His current single “If Only You Knew” is in heavy rotation locally at 91.5 KUNV, in Las Vegas where Johnny currently resides.
His fan base stretches from Japan to France as shown by his sales in different countries around the world. Johnny has played at The Mandalay Bay Resort, The Tropicana, The Wynn, The Belagio, The House Of Blues, and has performed for crowds at festivals of over fifty thousand people in Los Angeles as a musical director for televised performances on Telemundo/NBC, Azteca America, and Kwhy 22 Los Angeles. He also performed at the 2011 ALMA Awards “After Party”, in Los Angeles hosted by George Lopez and Eva Longoria. It has been a long journey for Johnny j Rivera, but one thing is for sure, his audiences love the music, and the vibe his band brings to the stage each and every night.