Jay Jay Johnson The Eminent Volumes 1 & 2 180g Import 2LP
Jay Jay Johnson The Eminent Volumes 1 & 2 180g Import 2LP
Genre: Jazz
Label: Vinyl Passion
Size: 12"
Format: 33RPM,

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Jay Jay Johnson The Eminent Volumes 1 & 2 180g Import 2LP

Jay Jay Johnson

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SKU:
VINLP5628
UPC:
8719039005628
2 Original Albums + Bonus Tracks On 180g Double LP!

The Eminent J.J. Johnson Volume 1 captures the 29-year-old trombonist turning the jazz world green with envy. J. J. Johnson's command of the trombone is stunning: fast or slow, high or low, he plays it all with seemingly effortless mastery. Note how melodic his solos are, even on the up-tempo numbers. Jimmy Heath on tenor and Clifford Brown on trumpet play with energy and passion. The second volume of Eminent was originally released on Blue Note as two 10-inch records. The first six tunes are from the '54 session featuring Mingus(!), Wynton Kelly, Kenny Clarke and Sabu on congas. Given the year of the recording, this is surely one of the better from the Rudy Van Gelder remastered series.

Features:
• 180g Vinyl
• Double LP
• Remastered
• Import
• Made in the E.U.
• 4 Bonus Tracks

Musicians

J.J. Johnson trombone
Clifford Brown trumpet (LP1: Side A & LP2: Side B)
Jimmy Heath tenor and baritone sax (LP1: Side A & LP2: Side B)
John Lewis piano (LP1: Side A & LP2: Side B)
Percy Heath bass (LP1: Side A & LP2: Side B)
Kenny Clarke drums
Wynton Kelly piano (LP1: Side B)
Charles Mingus bass (LP1: Side B & LP2: Bonus Tracks)
Sabu Martinez congas (LP1: Side B)
Hank Mobley tenor sax (LP2: Side A)
Horace Silver piano (LP2: Side A)
Paul Chambers bass (LP2: Side A)
Kai Winding trombone (LP2: Bonus Tracks)
Billy Bauer guitar (LP2: Bonus Tracks)

Selections

LP 1 - Volume 1

Side A:
  1. Capri
  2. Lover Man
  3. Turnpike
  4. Sketch 1
  5. It Could Happen To You
  6. Get Happy
Side B:
  1. Jay
  2. Old Devil Moon
  3. It's You Or No One
  4. Too Marvelous For Words
  5. Coffee Pot
  6. Time After Time

LP 2 - Volume 2

Side A:
  1. "Daylie" Double
  2. Pennies From Heaven
  3. You're Mine You
  4. Groovin'
  5. Portrait Of Jennie
  6. Viscosity
Side B:
  1. Capri (Alternate Take)
  2. Turnpike (Alternate Take)
  3. Blues For Trombones (Bonus Track)
  4. What Is This Thing Called Love (Bonus Track)
  5. Lament (Bonus Track)
  6. The Major (Bonus Track)

Note: Tracks are in a different order than on the original "Eminent Vol. 1 & 2" LP issues.

LP1: Side A - New York City, June 22, 1953
LP1: Side B - Hackensack, NJ, September 24, 1954
LP2: Side A - Hackensack, NJ June 6, 1955
LP2: Side B - New York City, June 22, 1953
LP2: Side B Bonus Tracks - Hackensack, NJ, August 24, 1954

Description
2 Original Albums + Bonus Tracks On 180g Double LP!

The Eminent J.J. Johnson Volume 1 captures the 29-year-old trombonist turning the jazz world green with envy. J. J. Johnson's command of the trombone is stunning: fast or slow, high or low, he plays it all with seemingly effortless mastery. Note how melodic his solos are, even on the up-tempo numbers. Jimmy Heath on tenor and Clifford Brown on trumpet play with energy and passion. The second volume of Eminent was originally released on Blue Note as two 10-inch records. The first six tunes are from the '54 session featuring Mingus(!), Wynton Kelly, Kenny Clarke and Sabu on congas. Given the year of the recording, this is surely one of the better from the Rudy Van Gelder remastered series.

Features:
• 180g Vinyl
• Double LP
• Remastered
• Import
• Made in the E.U.
• 4 Bonus Tracks

Musicians

J.J. Johnson trombone
Clifford Brown trumpet (LP1: Side A & LP2: Side B)
Jimmy Heath tenor and baritone sax (LP1: Side A & LP2: Side B)
John Lewis piano (LP1: Side A & LP2: Side B)
Percy Heath bass (LP1: Side A & LP2: Side B)
Kenny Clarke drums
Wynton Kelly piano (LP1: Side B)
Charles Mingus bass (LP1: Side B & LP2: Bonus Tracks)
Sabu Martinez congas (LP1: Side B)
Hank Mobley tenor sax (LP2: Side A)
Horace Silver piano (LP2: Side A)
Paul Chambers bass (LP2: Side A)
Kai Winding trombone (LP2: Bonus Tracks)
Billy Bauer guitar (LP2: Bonus Tracks)

Selections

LP 1 - Volume 1

Side A:
  1. Capri
  2. Lover Man
  3. Turnpike
  4. Sketch 1
  5. It Could Happen To You
  6. Get Happy
Side B:
  1. Jay
  2. Old Devil Moon
  3. It's You Or No One
  4. Too Marvelous For Words
  5. Coffee Pot
  6. Time After Time

LP 2 - Volume 2

Side A:
  1. "Daylie" Double
  2. Pennies From Heaven
  3. You're Mine You
  4. Groovin'
  5. Portrait Of Jennie
  6. Viscosity
Side B:
  1. Capri (Alternate Take)
  2. Turnpike (Alternate Take)
  3. Blues For Trombones (Bonus Track)
  4. What Is This Thing Called Love (Bonus Track)
  5. Lament (Bonus Track)
  6. The Major (Bonus Track)

Note: Tracks are in a different order than on the original "Eminent Vol. 1 & 2" LP issues.

LP1: Side A - New York City, June 22, 1953
LP1: Side B - Hackensack, NJ, September 24, 1954
LP2: Side A - Hackensack, NJ June 6, 1955
LP2: Side B - New York City, June 22, 1953
LP2: Side B Bonus Tracks - Hackensack, NJ, August 24, 1954

ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Jazz
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
Jay Jay Johnson
Title
The Eminent Volumes 1 & 2
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
05-13-2019
Release Date
05-13-2020
Availability
Backordered
Format
Vinyl
Scratch & Dent
0
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