J. J. Johnson – First Place (Full Album)

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First Place is an album by the J. J. Johnson Quartet which was released on the Columbia label.

The Allmusic site awarded the album 4 stars, stating:”… First Place is indisputably brilliant”.

Track listing:
“It’s Only a Paper Moon” (Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg) – 5:01
“Paul’s Pal” (Sonny Rollins) – 4:04
“For Heaven’s Sake” (Elise Bretton, Sherman Edwards, Donald Meyer) – 3:02
“Commutation” (J. J. Johnson) – 5:15
“Harvey’s House” (J. J. Johnson) – 2:59
“That Tired Routine Called Love” (Matt Dennis) – 5:12
“Be My Love” (Nicholas Brodszky, Sammy Cahn) – 3:00
“Cry Me a River” (Arthur Hamilton) – 5:51
“Nickels and Dimes” (J. J. Johnson) – 4:54

Recorded at Columbia Studios, Studio A, NYC on April 11, 1957 (tracks 2, 3, 5, 6 & 9), April 12, 1957 (tracks 1, 4 & 7) and at Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC on April 26, 1957 (track 8).

Personnel:
J. J. Johnson – trombone
Tommy Flanagan – piano
Paul Chambers – bass
Max Roach – drums

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Released: 1957
Recorded: April 11, 12 & 26, 1957
Studio Columbia Studios, Studio A and Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC
Label: Columbia
CL 1030
Producer: Cal Lampley

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