Johnny Griffin 'Introducing Johnny Griffin' LP

Johnny Griffin 'Introducing Johnny Griffin' LP
180 gram reissue.

• The tenor sax legend’s 1957 Blue Note debut
• Recorded at the (original) Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey, on 17th April 1956
• Featuring a top-drawer backing band of Wynton Kelly (piano), Curley Russell (bass) and Max Roach (drums)
• Griffin’s composition ‘Mil Dew’ is one of the most intense album-openers in Blue Note history
• Elsewhere there are two other fine Griffin originals (‘Chicago Calling’, ‘Nice And Easy’) and classic takes on ‘These Foolish
Things’, ‘Lover Man’ and ‘It’s All Right With Me’
• The album perfectly showcases Griffin’s fiery, hard-driving, technically masterful style
• Griffin’s follow-up Blue Note album A Blowing Session featured John Coltrane on tenor

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