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J.J. Johnson

Jay Jay Johnson - The Eminent Jay Jay (Blue Note Classic Vinyl Series)


RELEASED: 16th December 2022

Format:  180g Vinyl LP (Blue Note Classic Vinyl Series)
Cat No:  4535351

Trombonist Jay Jay Johnson took the language of bebop and adapted it to his instrument winning the admiration of Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker. After playing on Miles Davis’ first Blue Note session, Johnson led several dates in 1953–54 that were compiled on the 12” LP The Eminent Jay Jay Johnson, Vol. 1 featuring Clifford Brown, Charles Mingus, and more.
This Blue Note Classic Vinyl Edition is mono, all-analog, mastered by Kevin Gray from the original masters, and pressed on 180g vinyl at Optimal.


A1 - Turnpike
A2 - Lover Man 
A3 - Get Happy
A4 - Sketch 1
A5 - Capri
B1 - Old Devil Moon
B2 - It's You Or No One
B3 - Too Marvelous For Words
B4 - Coffee Pot