The Record Collection

Jay Jay Johnson: The Eminent Jay Jay Johnson (vol 2) (1954-55)

Blue Note 32144 (2001)

Track list:

01 – Too Marvelous for Words
02 – Jay
03 – Old Devil Moon
04 – It’s You or No One
05 – Time After Time
06 – Coffee Pot
07 – Pennies from Heaven
08 – Viscosity
09 – You’re Mine You
10 – ‘Daylie’ Double
11 – Groovin’
12 – Portrait of Jennie
+ (alternate takes)
13 – Pennies from Heaven (alt tk)
14 – Viscosity (alt tk)
15 – ‘Daylie’ Double (alt tk)

Personnel:

#1-6:
J.J. Johnson – trombone
Wynton Kelly – piano
Charles Mingus – bass
Kenny Clarke – drums
Sabu Martinez – congas

#7-15:
J.J. Johnson – trombone
Hank Mobley – tenor sax
Horace Silver – piano
Paul Chambers – bass
Kenny Clarke – drums

#1-6: recorded at Van Gelder studio, Hackensack, New Jersey; September 24, 1954.
#7-15: recorded at Van Gelder studio, Hackensack, New Jersey; June 6, 1955.

#1-6 originally issued on 10″ LP 5057
#7-12 originally issued on 10″ LP 5070

Producer: Alfred Lion
Recording engineer: Rudy van Gelder

Mono Recordings

Photography: Francis Wolff

Re-mastered in 2001 by Rudy van Gelder

Re-issue Producer: Michael Cuscuna
Cover design: John Hermansader

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