“Laura” (Johnny Mercer / David Raksin) from the album “J.J. Johnson ‎– The Trombone Master” (1961). Personnel: J.J. Johnson – trombone Nat Adderley – cornet Tommy Flanagan – piano Wilbur Little – bass Albert Heath [More]
Dial J. J. 5 is an album by the J. J. Johnson Quintet which was released on the Columbia label. Track listing: “Tea Pot” (J. J. Johnson) – 5:34 “Barbados” (Charlie Parker) – 4:37 “In [More]
J Is for Jazz is an album by the J. J. Johnson Quartet which was released on the Columbia label in 1956. Track listing: “Naptown U.S.A.” (J. J. Johnson) – 4:59 “It Might as Well [More]
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 [More]
Blue Trombone is an album by J. J. Johnson. An early example of hard bop, the album features pianist Tommy Flanagan, bassist Paul Chambers and drummer Max Roach. The album was originally released on Columbia [More]
“Wave” (Antônio Carlos Jobim). Album: “We’ll Be Together Again” . Personnel: Joe Pass – guitar J.J. Johnson – trombone ____________________ Released: 1988 Recorded: October 26, 1983 Recording Location: Group IV Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA
“A good example of the ageless trombonist’s talents” (Scott Yanow, AllMusic). Track listing: See See Rider 6:17 Shortcake 8:51 Sweet Georgia Gillespie 3:21 My Funny Valentine 6:45 Just Friends 7:00 Misterioso 5:53 You Stepped Out [More]
Trombone For Two is a 1956 album by jazz trombonists J. J. Johnson and Kai Winding (“Jay and Kai”). It was the first of five albums that Winding and Johnson recorded for Columbia Records (CL [More]
Betwixt & Between is an album by jazz trombonists Kai Winding and J. J. Johnson featuring performances recorded in 1968 and released on the CTI label. The album features jazz interpretations of popular tunes linked [More]
The Great Kai & J. J. is an album by American jazz trombonists Kai Winding and J. J. Johnson featuring performances recorded in 1960 as the very first release for the Impulse! label (A-1 for [More]