HONOLULU STAR ADVISER - September 27, 1947
Cee Pee Johnson Band Booked At Civic AuditoriumDrums will roll to the haunting tempos of ancient chants when Cee Pee "Tom-Tom" Johnson and his world famous band comes to the Civic Auditorium Oct. 18. His Saturday night rhythm presentation will be followed by a swing concert at the Civic, the following Sunday afternoon.....
Born in French Algeria of French African parents, Johnson was inspired to music by the native drums of his Algerian village. He received his formal music training in America. During his island visit, he plans extensive study of Hawaiian chants and rhythms to add to his outstanding collection of "solid beats."