J.J. Johnson was an American jazz trombonist and composer. He was one of the leading trombonists in the post-swing era and was also early to embrace bebop. His original 10 album, Jay Jay Johnson, will be reissued as part of an overall Blue Note 75th anniversary vinyl initiative spearheaded by current Blue Note Records President, Don Was. Johnson is joined here by the likes of Clifford Brown, Percy Heath, John Lewis, and Kenny Clarke for this 1953 recording.
Newly remastered for vinyl as part of an overall Blue Note 75th anniversary vinyl reissue campaign spearheaded by current Blue Note Records President, Don Was.
Remastered & reissued as part of the Blue Note 75th Anniversary campaign
Includes special Blue Note 75 vinyl sleeve that features album cover art for 75 Blue Note Titles
First run pressings to include Blue Note 75th logo on back of package
Jay Jay Johnson, trombone
Clifford Brown, trumpet
Percy Heath, bass
John Lewis, piano
Kenny Clarke, drums
1. Get Happy
2. Lover Man
4. Sketch 1
6. It Could Happen To You