J. J. Johnson (Jazz/bop trombonist/session leader)

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A legendary musician, James Louis Johnson's career spans over half a century, with countless sessions either as leader or as sideman, performing with most top-bop cats.
His influence is not limited to the "trombone area", and most of his tunes are standards.
Blue Note has very good starters, namely The Eminent Jay Jay Johnson volumes.

Annotation last modified on 2006-05-11 16:56 UTC.
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Discography

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Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1956 Kai and Jay/Bennie Green With Strings Various Artists 2
1961 J.J. Inc. The J.J. Johnson Sextet 1
1965 The Definitive Jazz Scene, Volume 2 Various Artists 2
1989 Jazz-Club - Trombone Various Artists 1
1994 Carnegie Hall Salutes the Jazz Masters Various Artists 1
1995 Homage à Thelonious Monk: 'Round Midnight Various Artists 1
1999 Columbia Jazz Penguin Guide Hits Various Artists 1
2003 A Studio Chronicle, 1940 - 1948 Charlie Parker 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1957 Jazz Omnibus Compilation Various Artists 1
1976 Early Bones Compilation Various Artists 1
1988 Jazz 'Round Midnight, Volume 4 Compilation Various Artists 1
1989 The Jazz Masters: 27 Classic Performances From the Columbia Jazz Masterpieces Series Compilation Various Artists 1
1993 Swing-Raritäten Vol.1 Compilation Various Artists 1
1994 The Verve Story: 1944-1994 Compilation Various Artists 2
1994 Cole Porter in Concert: Just One of Those Live Things Compilation Various Artists 1
1996 Blue Note Blend, Volume 2 Compilation Various Artists 1
1996 Jazz With Prestige Compilation Various Artists 1
1997 Standards on impulse! Compilation Various Artists 1
1997 The Blue Box: Blue Note's Best Compilation Various Artists 1
1998 The White Box of Jazz Compilation Various Artists 1
1998 Jazz Central Station, Volume II Compilation Various Artists 2
1998 A Jazz Romance: A Night In With Verve Compilation Various Artists 1
1998 Blue Bossa: Cool Cuts From The Tropics - Volume 2 Compilation Various Artists 1
1998 Soft & Easy Compilation Various Artists 1
1998 Trombone Compilation Various Artists 1
1999 The Blue Note Years, Volume 1: Boogie Blues & Bop Compilation Various Artists 1
1999 The Savoy Story, Volume One: Jazz Compilation Various Artists 2
1999 A Jazz Anthology of Legendary Performers: All Thru the Night Compilation Various Artists 1
1999 Jazz Anthology: Featuring Over 50 Legendary Performers Compilation Various Artists 1
1999 Jazz at Midnight Compilation Various Artists 1
1999 The Best of the 50's and 60's Compilation Various Artists 1
2000 The Jazz Century Compilation Various Artists 1
2001 Bar Jazz, Volume 2 Compilation Various Artists 1
2002 Savoy 60th Anniversary: Timeless Compilation Various Artists 1
2002 Classic Jazz: The Fifties, Take Two Compilation Various Artists 1
2003 Absolute Svenskt 2003 Compilation Various Artists 1
2003 Jazz History, Volume 1: Boogie, Blues & Bop 1939-1955 Compilation Various Artists 1
2003 Super Bad Super Black: Blaxploitation Radio Spots Compilation Various Artists 1
2003 Superfly Soul: Dynamite Funk and Bad-Assed Street Grooves Compilation Various Artists 1
2004 Superbad Compilation Various Artists 1
2004 Simply Jazz Compilation Various Artists 1
2004 Footprints: The Life and Music of Wayne Shorter Compilation Various Artists 2
2004 The Vibe! The Ultimate Rare Grooves Series, Volume 5: Vocal Jazz, Poetry & Ballads Compilation Various Artists 1
2005 Mojo Club Presents: Dancefloor Jazz, Volume 12: Feeling Good Compilation Various Artists 1
2005 The Ultimate Jazz Archive Compilation Various Artists 43
2006 Superbad Funk & Cinematic Soul Compilation Various Artists 1
2006 Jazz Piano History Compilation Various Artists 4
2006 First Class Jazz 08 Compilation Various Artists 1
2006 Summer Jazz Compilation Various Artists 1
2008 Wicked Jazz Sounds, Volume 6 Compilation Various Artists 1

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