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J.J. Johnson: J.J. Johnson’s Jazz Quintets (1946-49) 1992

MG-12106

Track list:

A1 01. Jay Bird
A2 02. Coppin’ the Bop
A3 03. Jay Jay
A4 04. Mad Be-Bop
A5 05. Bone-ology
A6 06. Down Vernon’s Alley

B1 07. Audubon [aka: Audobahn]
B2 08. Don’t Blame Me
B3 09. Goof Square
B4 10. Bee Jay
B5 11. Yesterdays
B6 12. Riffette

Personnel:

#01-04:
J.J. Johnson – trombone
Cecil Payne – alto sax
Bud Powell – piano
Leonard Gaskin – bass
Max Roach – drums

#05,06,11,12:
J.J. Johnson – trombone
Leo Parker – baritone sax
Hank Jones – piano
Al Lucas – bass
Shadow Wilson – drums

#07-10:
J.J. Johnson – trombone
Sonny Rollins – tenor sax
John Lewis – piano
Gene Ramey – bass
Shadow Wilson – drums

Released: 1957
Label: Savoy MG 12106
Savoy/Musidisc – SA 6029/MU 6029 (MONO pressing 1960s)
Realm RM195 [1964, LP, UK, re-issue as: “Boneology” as part of Realm Savoy Jazz Series]
Savoy SV-0151 [1992, CD]

MU 6029

“Boneology”, “Yesterdays”, Riffette” released in 1955 on 10-inch LP as part of J.J. Johnson Quintet – Kai Winding’s All Stars [MG 15048]
“Down Vernon’s Alley”, “Don’t Blame Me”, “Goof Square” released in 1955 on 10-inch LP as part of J.J. Johnson-Kai Winding Sextet [MG 15049]

Recorded in New York City:
#01-04: June 26, 1946
#05,06,11,12: December 24, 1947
#07-10: May 11, 1949
Engineer:
Producer:

RM195 [Boneology]

Liner Notes: H. Alan Stein

Photography:
Design: Portrait Productions

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