born on 1/12/1925 in Brockton, MA, United States
died on 10/1/2010 in Boston, MA, United States
Dick Johnson (clarinetist)
Dick Johnson (December 1, 1925 – January 10, 2010) was an American big band clarinetist, best known for his work with the Artie Shaw Band. From 1983 until his death he was the leader of the Artie Shaw Orchestra.
Johnson died in Boston, Massachusetts after a short illness, aged 84.
- 1956: Music for Swinging Moderns (EmArcy)
- 1957: Most Likely (Riverside) with Dave McKenna, Wilbur Ware, Philly Joe Jones 
- 1957: At Newport (Verve) with Eddie Costa
- 1979: Dick Johnson Plays Alto Sax & Flute & Soprano Sax & Clarinet (Concord) with Dave McKenna, Bob Maize, Jake Hanna
- 1980: Spider's Blues (Concord) with Dave McKenna
- 1981: Swing Shift (Concord)
- 1982: Everybody Eats When They Come to My House (Soap) with Razmataz
- 2004: Artie's Choice! and the Naturals
- 2006: Star Dust & Beyond: A Tribute to Artie Shaw
- Thedeadrockstarsclub.com - accessed January 2010
- Kyle Alspach, Brockton jazz great Dick Johnson dies at 84 The Enterprise. Retrieved on January 12, 2010.
- Allmusic review