Marcus Johnson Interview
51 minutes 36 seconds
Oral History | Viticulture and Oenology
This interview is an oral history conducted by Linfield College archivist Rich Schmidt with Marcus Johnson of FLO Brands. The interview took place at the Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield College on February 28, 2019.
Marcus Johnson is the founder and owner of FLO Brands, a lifestyle company that includes FLO Wine. Johnson is also a renowned jazz keyboardist/pianist. In this interview, Johnson talks about how he got into jazz and developed a passion for playing the piano, leading him to make his first album and launch a successful music career. He also discusses his education and how that has informed his work, particularly with FLO Brands. Johnson describes his role in the wine industry with FLO Wine and the relationship he sees between music and wine. He also talks about the difficulties in achieving work-life balance.
Johnson, Marcus, "Marcus Johnson Interview" (2019). Browse All Beyond Oregon Oral History Interviews. Video File. Submission 8.