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35th Blues Music Awards

Floyd Dixon “Time Brings about a Change DVD” HighJohn Records receives nomination from the 35th Blues Music AwardsContinue Reading

Time Brings About a Change .. Floyd Dixon Celebration

A HIGH JOHN RECORDS PRODUCTION     Recorded June 1 & 2, 2006 at the Rhythm Room, Phoenix, AZ     Filmed on Location June & August 2012, Los Angeles, CAContinue Reading

Floyd Dixon Documentary Premiere March 6- Focuses Spotlight on Legendary Blues Icon

(HOLLYWOOD, CA)—Robert Auerbach, Founder and CEO of HighJohn Records, is pleased to announce the premiere of the documentary film, and simultaneous DVD release of Time Brings About A Change…A Floyd Dixon Celebration.  Floyd Dixon is the pianist/singer/writer often credited with putting the “jump’ in the growing 1950s Los Angeles jump blues scene with a stringContinue Reading

TIME BRINGS ABOUT A CHANGE…… A FLOYD DIXON CELEBRATION

A High John Records Production Director                                           Phillip Cruess Executive Producer                   Robert Auerbach Producers                        Continue Reading

Floyd Dixon honored with Living Blues Critics Poll Award

Floyd Dixon honored with the Most Outstanding Musician (Keyboard) in the July / August edition of Living Blues Magazine Critics Poll Award.Continue Reading

Time Brings About a Change – A Floyd Dixon Celebration

On July 26, 2006, a mere eight weeks after the events described below, Floyd Dixon passed away in Orange, California from cancer. Floyd’s life was one of celebration and love. He expressed that love through his music and that music will continue to inspire and delight audiences around the world for eternity. If the bluesContinue Reading

Floyd Dixon Passes Away In Orange, CA At Age 77

(ORANGE, CA)—Robert Auerbach, founder/CEO of HighJohn Records, LLC is saddened to announce that Floyd Dixon, the blues pianist generally credited with starting the jump blues scene on the West coast, has died of cancer at age 77 in Orange, CA at Chapman Hospital. Born in Marshall, TX on February 8, 1929, Floyd toured extensively withContinue Reading

Floyd Dixon To Record Live CD/DVD

(LOS ANGELES)—Robert Auerbach, Founder and CEO of HighJohn Records, LLC, has announced that Floyd Dixon, the celebrated pianist credited with pioneering the West coast jump blues genre, will record a live CD/DVD June 1 & 2 at Bob Corritore’s Rhythm Room in Phoenix. Floyd has invited fellow blues piano icons, Pinetop Perkins and Henry GrayContinue Reading