The Record Collection

Jay Jay Johnson: The Eminent Jay Jay Johnson, vol 1 (1953)

Blue Note 1505

Track list:

01 – Capri
02 – Lover Man
03 – Turnpike
04 – Sketch
05 – It Could Happen To You
06 – Get Happy
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07 – Capri (Alt tk)
08 – Turnpike (Alt tk)
09 – Get Happy (Alt tk)

Personnel:

Clifford Brown – trumpet
Jay Jay Johnson – trombone
Jimmy Heath – tenor sax, baritone sax
John Lewis – piano
Percy Heath – bass
Kenny Clarke – drums

Produced by Alfred Lion
Recorded at WOR studios, New Yory City on June 22, 1953
Recording engineer: Doug Hawkins (vol 1), Rudy van Gelder (vol 2)

The Eminent Jay Jay Johnson, vol1 – liner notes (pdf – 77KB)

Re-mastered in 2001 by Rudy van Gelder
Re-issue produced by Michael Cuscuna

The original 12″ LP issue of #01-04,06 was Blue Note BLP 1505.
The original 12″ LP issue of #05,07,08 was Blue Note BLP 1506.
#01-06 originally issued on 10″ LP 5028

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