Rev Frederick R. Johnson

Artist, Visionary and Spiritual Teacher

A highly regarded artist, visionary and spiritual teacher, Johnson inspires people to be conduits of justice, joy, truth and creative potential.

His years of experience as an executive in arts administration and education, and as a spiritual counselor and personal relationship mediator, provides a foundation of understanding that enhances his ability to serve both the family and the global business community. He currently serves as Director of Strategic Initiatives with Intersections International, A Social Justice NGO in New York City and he is the founding Executive Director of International Artists Being Peace, IABP, a life enrichment and global peace organization with offices in Tel Aviv, Israel, San Juan, Puerto Rico and New York City.

Frederick Johnson has spent the past 25 years presenting international seminars on the power of creative expression as a tool for personal wellbeing and healing. He is an ordained non denominational Minister, an accomplished vocalist and percussionist and is recognized internationally as one of the world's greatest vocal jazz improvisers and has been honored as on of the worlds most passionate and versed chanters of sacred text. He has performed on stage with or as the opening act for such musical greats as Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Chick Corea, Herbie Mann, Nat Adderly, Joe Zawinul, David Sanborn, Richard Elliot, Ramsey Lewis, Aretha Franklin, Patti La Belle, Patti Austin, George Benson, BB King and many others. He has chanted sacred writings and devotional poetry all over the world and is one of the leaders in establishing multi-faith forums for global peace through sacred song and devotional choral response. As a student for 9 years of a master teacher from the West African natural healing indigenous music traditions, he brings to the contemporary world a fusion of ancient sound traditions coupled with 21st century science on the power of the vibration universe.