Everywhere Will McLean Johnston goes, he inspires people with his talent, creativity, smile, and enthusiasm. He’s a touring, performing, and recording drummer with a list of credits that includes Kim McLean, sharing the stage with Van Morrison, Shana Morrison, The Bear Creek Brothers, Emma Bea Place, Erica Nicole, Folklahoma-Appalachi Groove Train, T. Graham Brown, John Anderson, Eve Selis, The Time Jumpers, and Lisa Brokop. The Bear Creek Brothers, He is now a full time member of country band, Jericho Woods.

With mentors like the renowned Eddie Bayers, and Zoro, the drumming genius behind Lennie Kravitz , Will has worked with notable musicians including John Willis, David Hungate, Michael Rojas, and Russ Pahl as well as the widely credited engineer, George Tutko (may he rest in peace). Will's skills have been compared to those of legends Gene Kruppa and Buddy Rich, as well as current stars like Rich Redmond and Kenny Aranoff.
Equally at home on a full kit, a smaller kit for acoustic settings, and on cajon, djembe, or other percussion, he’s appeared at Nashville’s best venues, including The Country Music Hall of Fame, The Bluebird Cafe, Wildhorse Saloon and Mercy Lounge. He’s also played in concert halls, amphitheaters, churches, and clubs including The Culloden Hotel in Belfast, Ireland, San Diego Performing Arts Center, The Throckmorton in San Francisco, Beaver Dam Amphitheater in Beaver Dam, Kentucky, and Tennessee’s Dixie Carter Theater and Renaissance Center. Will has recorded drums and percussion at some of Nashville’s most well-respected studios including sound stage, quad studios, sound Emporium, and garth brooks’ allentown studio. Will has also made dozens of appearances on TV, radio, and internet simulcasts and podcasts, and continues to pursue his career with one main goal....make more music.