Top Johnny Griffin Albums
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Be Loose
Be Loose
[2017]
Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair
Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair
[2016]
Summertime Gladness
Summertime Gladness
[2015]
63rd Street Theme
63rd Street Theme
[2014]
The Congregation + a Blowing Session
The Congregation + a Blowing Session
[2014]
Grab This! + the Kerry Dancers
Grab This! + the Kerry Dancers
[2013]
The Little Giant - Change of Pace
The Little Giant - Change of Pace
[2012]
Saxophone Jazz Greats: Johnny Griffin
Saxophone Jazz Greats: Johnny Griffin
[2012]
Blues Up and Down (feat. Eddie
Blues Up and Down (feat. Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis)
[2011]
All Through The Night
All Through The Night
[2010]
From Johnny Griffin With Love
From Johnny Griffin With Love
[2009]
Gone But Not Forgotten
Gone But Not Forgotten
[2008]
Live at Ronnie Scott's
Live at Ronnie Scott's
[2008]
Masters of Jazz Vol. 7
Masters of Jazz Vol. 7
[2006]
The Congregation - EP
The Congregation - EP
[2006]
Close Your Eyes
Close Your Eyes
[2000]
Griff'n' Bags
Griff'n' Bags
[1998]
White Gardenia
White Gardenia
[1995]
Chicago, New York, Paris
Chicago, New York, Paris
[1995]
The Cat
The Cat
[1991]
Take My Hand
Take My Hand
[1988]
Blues for Harvey
Blues for Harvey
[1973]
Lady Heavy Bottom's Waltz
Lady Heavy Bottom's Waltz
[1968]
You Leave Me Breathless
You Leave Me Breathless
[1967]
Cherokee
Cherokee
[1961]
Deep River
Deep River
[1960]
JG
JG
[1956]
Introducing Johnny Griffin (The Rudy Van Gelder Edition Remastered)
Introducing Johnny Griffin (The Rudy Van Gelder Edition Remastered)
[1956]
Related Information for Johnny Griffin
John Arnold Griffin III (April 24, 1928 – July 25, 2008) was an American bop and hard bop tenor saxophonist.Like many other successful musicians from Chicago, he studied music at DuSable High School under Walter Dyett. Griffin, was reputed to be the 'World's Fastest Saxophonist' in the jazz idiom, though as he aged, and as the jazz audience declined, this accolade all but disappeared.In the 1940s and 1950s he worked in Lionel Hampton's and Joe Morris's bands, in the Jazz Messengers, and in the Thelonious Monk Quartet. From 1960 to 1962 Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis and Griffin led their own group. Having felt he had achieved much in the USA, his pinnacle on record arguably the 1957 Blowin' session on the Blue... read more