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First Impulse: The Creed Taylor Collection 50th Anniversary

J.J. Johnson

Label: Verve/Hip-O Select
Released: 2011
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CD1: The Great Kai And J.J.: This Could Be The Start Of Something; Georgia On My Mind; Blue Monk; Alone Together; Side By Side; I Concentrate On You; Moonglow/Theme From Picnic; Trixie; Going Going Gong!; Just For A Thrill; Speak Low; Lil Darlin.' The Incredible Kai Winding Trombones: Doodlin'; Love Walked In; Mangos; Impulse; Black Coffee; Bye Bye Blackbird; Michie (slow); Michie (fast). CD2: Genius + Soul = Jazz: From The Heart; I've Got News For You; Moanin'; Let's Go; One Mint Julep; I'm Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town; Stompin' Room Only; Mister C; Strike Up The Band; Birth Of The Blues. Out Of The Cool: La Nevada; Where Flamingos Fly; Bilbao Song; Stratusphunk; Sunken Treasure. CD3: The Blues And The Abstract Truth: Stolen Moments; How-Down; Cascades; Yearnin'; Butch And Butch; Teenie's Blues. Africa/Brass: Africa; Greensleeves; Blues Minor. CD4: Bonus Tracks: One Mint Julep (Ray Charles); Sister Sadie (Gil Evans); Song Of The Underground Railroad; Green sleeves (John Coltrane); The Damned Don't Cry (John Coltrane); Africa (John Coltrane); Africa (John Coltrane); Laura (John Coltrane); Nakatine Serenade (John Coltrane); The Damned Don't Cry (John Coltrane).


J.J. Johnson
Kai Winding
John Coltrane
Oliver Nelson
Ray Charles
piano and vocals

Additional Personnel / Information

CD1: The Great Kai And J.J.: J.J. Johnson: trombone; Kai Winding: trombone; Bill Evans: piano; Paul Chambers: bass; Tommy Williams: bass; Roy Haynes: drums; Art Taylor: drums. The Incredible Kai Winding Trombones: Kai Winding: tenor trombone; Johnny Messner: tenor trombone; Ephie Resnick: tenor trombone; Jimmy Knepper: tenor trombone; Tony Studd: bass trombone; Paul Faulise: bass trombone; Dick Lieb: bass trombone; Ray Starling: mellophone; Ross Tompkins: piano; Bill Evans: piano; Bob Cranshaw: bass; Ron Carter: bass; Al Beldini: drums; Stick Evans: drums; Olatunji: conga. CD2: Genius + Soul = Jazz: Ray Charles: organ, vocals; Clark Terry: trumpet; Phillip Guilbeau: trumpet; Joe Newman: trumpet; Thad Jones: trumpet; Eugene Young: trumpet; Joe Wilder: trumpet; John Frosk: trumpet; Jimmy Nottingham: trumpet; Frank Wess: alto saxophone; Marshal Royal: alto saxophone; George Dorsey: alto saxophone; Earle Warren: alto saxophone; Frank Foster: tenor saxophone; Billy Mitchell: tenor saxophone; Budd Johnson: tenor saxophone; Seldon Powell: tenor saxophone; Charlie Fowlkes: baritone saxophone; Haywood Henry: baritone saxophone; Urbie Green: trombone; Benny Powell: trombone; Henry Coker: trombone; Al Grey: trombone; Jimmy Cleveland: trombone; Key Johnson: trombone; George Matthews: trombone; Freddy Green: guitar; Sam Herman: guitar; Eddy Jones: bass; Joe Benjamin: bass; Sonny Payne: drums; Roy Haynes: drums. Out Of The Cool: Gil Evans: piano; Keg Johnson: trombone; Jimmy Knepper: trombone; Tony Studd: bass trombone; Bill Barber: tuba; John Coles: trumpet; Phil Sunkel: trumpet; Ray Beckenstein: alto saxophone, flute, piccolo; Eddie Caine: alto saxophone, flute, piccolo; Budd Johnson: tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone; Bob Tricario: bassoon, flute, piccolo; Ray Crawford: guitar; Ron Carter: bass; Charlie Persip: percussion; Elvin Jones: percussion. CD3: The Blues And The Abstract Truth: Oliver Nelson: alto saxophone, tenor saxophone; Eric Dolphy: alto saxophone, flute; Freddie Hubbard: trumpet; George Barrow: baritone saxophone; Bill Evans: piano; Paul Chambers: bass; Roy Haynes: drums. Africa/Brass: John Coltrane: soprano saxophone; tenor saxophone; McCoy Tyner: piano; Reggie Workman: bass; Art Davis: bass; Elvin Jones: drums; Booker Little: trumpet; Freddie Hubbard: trumpet; Britt Woodman: trombone; Julian Priester: euphonium; Charles Greenlee: euphonium; Carl Bowman: euphonium; Julius Watkins: French horn; Donald Corrado: French horn; Bob Northern: French horn; Jimmy Buffington: French horn; Robert Swisshelm: French horn; Bill Barber: tuba; Eric Dolphy: alto saxophone, flute, bass clarinet; Garvin Bushell: piccolo, reeds; Pat Patrick: baritone saxophone. CD4: as CD2 and CD3 Africa/Brass.




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