JJ Johnson Trombone Master

DETAILS MUSIC ON CD

Catalog: MOCCD 13123
Format: 1 CD
Original release: 1961
Genre: Jazz
Barcode: 8718627221228

SKU: a312f73652c7 Category:

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J.J. Johnson was one of the first trombonists to embrace bebop music. He has long been regarded as one of the leading trombonists of the post-swing era, exerting a pervasive influence on other jazz musicians. Nat Adderley appears on a couple of cuts, and he shows just what a terrific player he was back when this album was recorded. But J.J. is in top form, and that’s as good as it gets. The opening cut, Monk’s “Misterioso” is a marvel; J.J. on “Laura,” “Blue Trombone,” “My Old Flame,” and “Goodbye” are especially good. Those who are not familiar with J.J. would find this CD a good introduction.

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1 Misterioso2 Laura3 What Is This Thing Called Love4 My Old Flame5 Blue Trombone6 What’s New7 Satin Doll8 Cry Me A River9 Goodbye