Nashville, TN January 16, 2015 Butler Music Group's Les Butler and Roger Johnson of Heaven's Mountain Band recently announced an exclusive management agreement between Butler and the fast rising BluegrassGospel group. Butler Music Group will be working extensively with Heaven's Mountain Band in management and every aspect of their professional careers.
Regarding working with Les Butler and Butler Music Group, Heaven's Mountain Band's Roger Johnson said "We love to work with Brother Les. We have a really great relationship as friends as well as professionally". Johnson added, "When it comes to traditional Bluegrass Gospel we feel that Bro. Les has kept our kind of songs and music from going away'.
Les Butler added "Over the past couple of years, I have gotten to know Roger Johnson, his family and all the fine folks who make up Heaven's Mountain Band. Our business relationship quickly segued into a friendship". Butler continued "We've prayed, worshiped, preached, and sung together all across the country during the past few months. If I had to explain Heaven's Mountain Band in a word, that word would be 'real'. The wonderful singing and great musicianship of the band is a given. But what sets them apart is the songwriting of group member and leader, Roger Johnson, who just happens to be one of the best songwriters in gospel music."
About Heaven's Mountain Band
Heaven's Mountain Band was formed in February 1986. Prior to that, Roger and Deborah Johnson sang at church revivals and gospel meetings. Soon after, they recorded their first major release with The Eddie Crook Company in Nashville, Tennessee. Their first chart song was, "I Feel the Later Rain Coming Down." The group's primary goal has been that the lost would be saved and hurting hearts would be lifted up.. Heaven's Mountain Band always wants to be anointed by God, and they count it a blessing that God has allowed them to be in His service. Other members of Heaven's Mountain Band are Rodney Johnson, Anita Davis, Murlin Johnson, and Christy Glascow. More information can be found at www.heavensmountainband.net .
Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Butler Music Group provides professional management and consulting services to Southern Gospel and Bluegrass artists. Les Butler has actively been in involved in Southern Gospel Music for over 36 years as a singer, musician, producer, manager, publisher of the Singing News and a nationally syndicated radio and television host. Butler is excited to use his experience and expertise to help Southern Gospel and Bluegrass artists reach even more people with the Gospel message through their music and ministries.