J.J. Johnson

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Albums:

Satin Doll

Trombone For Two (With Dick Katz) [Bonus Trac…

No Regrets

J.J. Johnson: First Place / J Is For Jazz

Trombone Master
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Biography:
Birth Name: James Louis Johnson
Born: 1924/01/22
Birth Place: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: 2001/02/04
Years Active: 1942-1996
Genres: Jazz, Bebop, Hard Bop, Third Stream

J. J. Johnson (born James Louis Johnson) in Indianapolis, Indiana, (January 22, 1924 - February 4, 2001), was a United States jazz trombonist, composer and arranger. He was sometimes credited as Jay Jay Johnson. 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.

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J.J. Johnson Quartet Alexander Von Schlippenbach Trio Oliver Nelson Bill Evans Quintet Bobby Hutcherson George Russell Mike Mainieri Sonny Stitt Pharoah Sanders Marcus Roberts Trio
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