Performing, Writing, Traveling, Adjusting–My Career in Music So Far
Grades: 6 - 12

Video Description: New June 2022! Multi-talented Ruff Records Recording Artist Jeremy Johnson nominated for BMA Award for best Blues Rock Album talks about his exciting career achievement with his first Blues Music Nomination, for his Billboard Blues Chart topper, “Unemployed and Highly Annoyed.” Jeremiah shares how musicians were impacted during the extended pandemic and how he created and recorded this hit album during this time and also launched his Virtual Songbook Sundays (currently produced by Riq Dilly ThreeCommaCreative).

Type of Video: Profile*
Unique Video ID: Music-31**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • The Covid pandemic was devastating for many businesses and, as we learned, for musicians. Have students research how long it typically takes to complete an album and compare and contrast that to what Johnson accomplished.


*Profile videos use a first-person/first-hand approach to highlight interesting people doing interesting things in the area of study.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.