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A pioneering figure in hard bop, tenor saxophonist Johnny Griffin recorded prolifically as a band leader in addition to stints with pianist Thelonious Monk, drummer Art Blakey, in partnership with fellow tenor Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, and as a member of the Kenny Clarke/Francy Boland Big Band. Recorded on February 5, 1958, Johnny Griffin Sextet was the saxophonist's debut on Riverside Records.
A pioneering figure in hard bop, tenor saxophonist Johnny Griffin recorded prolifically as a band leader in addition to stints with pianist Thelonious Monk, drummer Art Blakey, in partnership with fellow tenor Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, and as a member of the Kenny Clarke/Francy Boland Big Band. Recorded on February 5, 1958, Johnny Griffin Sextet was the saxophonist's debut on Riverside Records.
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Format: Vinyl
Label: IMT
Rel. Date: 09/20/2019
UPC: 8436569193648

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A pioneering figure in hard bop, tenor saxophonist Johnny Griffin recorded prolifically as a band leader in addition to stints with pianist Thelonious Monk, drummer Art Blakey, in partnership with fellow tenor Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, and as a member of the Kenny Clarke/Francy Boland Big Band. Recorded on February 5, 1958, Johnny Griffin Sextet was the saxophonist's debut on Riverside Records.
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