Johnny Griffin: From Johnny Griffin With Love (3CD/DVD)

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Publisher: Storyville Records
Artist: Johnny Griffin
Format: Audio / Video | Recorded Performance
Johnny Arnold Griffin III is his real name. He was also called the The Little Giant or The Fastest Gun Alive and The Tough Tenors when he was playing with Eddie Lockjaw Davis. Johnny Griffin was the fastest swinging tenorplayer in Jazz which you will hear when you listen to this 3 CD 1 DVD box set.

CD 1 was recorded in April 1964 when he played the Montmartre Club with Art Taylor, Kenny Drew and Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen.

CD 2 was also from Montmartre recorded July 10, 1984 with Eddie Lockjaw Davis (The Tough Tenors) Harry Pickens, Curtis Lundy and Kenny Washington.

CD 3 was recorded at Jazzhus Slukefter in the Tivoli Garden July 15, 1989 with Kenny Drew, Jens Melgaard and Ole Streenberg.

DVD. 1

  • 1. Opening & Blues For Gonzi
  • 2. A Monk’S Dream
  • 3. 56 & Closing
  • 4. S’Wonderful
  • 5. Shiny Stockings

CD. 1

  • 6. Body And Soul
  • 7. Wee Dot
  • 8. Doctor’s Blues
  • 9. Exactly Like You
  • 10. A Night In Tunisia

CD. 2

  • 11. Blues Up And Down
  • 12. Oh,Gee
  • 13. Funky Fluke
  • 14. Hey Lock
  • 15. Lester Leaps In
  • 16. Intermission Riff

CD. 3

  • 17. Just Friends
  • 18. If I Should Lose You
  • 19. Hush-A-Bye
  • 20. Slukefter Blues
  • 21. Isfahan
  • 22. Rhythm-A-Ning
Published on: 05 April 2013
Language: English
Catalogue No: STV1088605