Johannes 'Jojo' Mann (b.1996) is a Guitarist & Composer based in Berlin.
After picking up the guitar in his early teens inspired by people like Jimi Hendrix & AC/DC, he got into Jazz through his father's Fusion records and playing in the Youth Jazz Orchestra Baden-Württemberg.
He studied first at the Music-Conservatory in Mannheim with Prof. Frank Kuruc and now at the Jazz-Institute Berlin with people like Hanno Busch, Paulo Morello, Greg Cohen and Oli Steidle.
He won the Leverkusener Jazzprice 2016 and was a finalist at the Jazz-Competitions in Mechelen (Belgium), Burghausen and Getxo (Spain).
Aside from leading his own groups, composing and performing original music all over Germany and Europe, he is a member of the Bundesjugendjazzorchester (Bujazzo).
In 2019 he was invited to the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. to participate in the prestigious Betty Carter Jazzahead Workshop, where he worked with Dee Dee Bridgewater, Jason Moran, Greg Hutchinson, etc.