Will Johns is recognised as one of the most distinctive and exciting performers on the British Blues scene today. Born in London, Will’s parents are the legendary L.A. record producer/ engineer Andy Johns and actress/ model Paula Boyd. From the age of 15. Will taught himself guitar but received huge encouragement from his world renowned uncle, Eric Clapton.
Having been writing and performing for over 15 years across the globe Will has picked up many accolades along the journey, not least his BBA nominations for ‘On My Back’ from his debut solo album Count On Me in 2012, and for ‘Kissing You’ from the superb Hooks & Lines album in 2013. A big favourite among festival goers, Will has appeared across the U.K. at such prestigious events as Blues On The Farm, Birmingham Jazz and Blues and Cambridge Rock Festival.
As well as performing with his own band Will regularly performs Cream numbers with Malcolm Bruce (son of Jack Bruce – Cream), Kofi Baker (son of Ginger Baker – Cream) and various top musicians. Just recently the line up was joined by Glenn Hughes and Robben Ford for a highly successful ‘Music of Cream’ tour of Australia and New Zealand