Wednesday, 24 January 2018

93rd birthday of JJ Johnson

(Born 22 January 1924, Indianapolis, US)
ARGUABLY the most influential trombonist of the bebop revolution of the 1940s/50s, composer, including scores for films, and arranger
(JJ Johnson Sextet, “Shutterbug” [personnel: Johnson, trombone; Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Clifford Jordan, tenor saxophone; Cedar Walton, piano; Arthur Harper, bass; Albert Heath, drums; recorded: Columbia Records, New York, US, 1 & 3 August 1960])
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