J.J. Johnson - Perceptions album download
This is a discography of the Jazz trombonist J. J. Johnson (January 22, 1924 – February 4, 2001). 1949: J. Johnson's Jazz Quintets (Savoy) – LP release of J. Johnson Savoy singles and EPs from 1946~49. 1949: Modern Jazz Trombones (Prestige) – B-side of 10 inch album, released 1951. Kai Winding on A-side. Johnson with Sonny Stitt (Prestige) – also issued as part of 1951's, 10 inch Modern Jazz Trombones Volume Two. Also reissued in 1957 as part of Sonny Stitt/Bud Powell/J.
Explore releases and tracks from . Shop for Vinyl, CDs and more from . 1956-1960: led a quintet that often included Bobby Jaspar; began to focus more on his own compositions, starting with 1956's "Poem for Brass" and including "El Camino Real" and a feature for Dizzy Gillespie, "Perceptions"; his "Lament" became a standard. 1961-1962: worked again with Miles Davis, and led some small groups of his own.
Primary Artist, Trombone.
Johnson's 1963 solo album J. s Broadway is an example of both his mature trombone style and sound, and his arranging abilities. 1964 saw the recording of his last working band for a period of over 20 years – Proof Positive. Beginning in 1965 Johnson recorded a number of large group studio albums under his name, featuring many of his own compositions and arrangements. In 1961, he composed a suite in six movements, titled Perceptions, with Gillespie as soloist. The First International Jazz Festival, held in Washington, . in 1962, featured another extended work. In 1965 he spent time in Vienna to perform and record his Euro Suite with a jazz-classical fusion orchestra led by Friedrich Gulda.
Johnson Memorial Album by Al Grey, Bennie Green. Free download and listen The . Johnson Memorial Album. Sonny Rollins, John Lewis, . Johnson - Elysee 03:07. Johnson - Pinnacles 06:41. Johnson, Kai Winding, Bennie Green, Willie Dennis - Chazzanova 04:57. Johnson, Kai Winding - Bags' Groove 03:11. Benny Golson Sextet, . Johnson - Hymn To The Orient 04:11. Johnson - Horace 07:05. Johnson, Al Grey - Soft Winds 04:23. Johnson - Concepts In Blue 07:57. Johnson - Nature Boy 02:29. Astaire Time - Count Basie, Various Artists.
J. Johnson (born James Louis Johnson) in Indianapolis, Indiana, (January 22, 1924 - February 4, 2001), was an American jazz trombonist, composer and arranger. He recorded a number of popular albums with fellow trombonist Kai Winding, as well as many solo albums, and was a sideman on many classic jazz recordings. Several of his compositions, including "Wee Dot," "Lament," and "Enigma" are considered jazz standards.
Trombonist, composer, bandleader. Early Professional Start. In 1987, Johnson returned to his hometown of Indianapolis with his first wife, Vivian. Following her death in 1991, he recorded an album in her name in 1992. In 1997, Johnson decided to retire from performing in public because of ill health.
Johnson was a 20th century jazz musician and composer regarded as one of the greatest trombonists in history. Born on January 22, 1924, in Indianapolis, Indiana, . He formed the trombone duo Jay and Kai and composed acclaimed works like Perceptions. Johnson later wrote music for TV and film. After battling illness, he committed suicide on February 4, 2001.
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