The Record Collection

Johnny Griffin: Introducing Johnny Griffin (1956)

Blue Note BLP 1533

Track list:

01 – Mil Dew
02 – Chicago Calling
03 – These Foolish Things
04 – The Boy Next Door
05 – Nice and Easy
06 – It’s All Right with Me
07 – Lover Man
+ Bonus tracks (not part of original LP)
08 – The Way You Look Tonight
09 – Cherokee

Personnel:

Johnny Griffin – tenor sax
Wynton Kelly – piano
Curly Russell – bass
Max Roach – drums

Recorded on April 17, 1956 at the Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey

Supervision by Alfred Lion
Recorded by Rudy van Gelder
cover design: Reid Miles
cover photograph: Francis Wolff

#01-07 originally issued in 1956 as Blue Note BLP 1533
#08,09 originally issued in 1987 on the first CD release of this album

re-mastered in 2006 by Rudy van Gelder
re-issue producer: Michael Cuscuna

Introducing Johnny Griffin – notes (pdf – 75KB)

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