Label: Prestige - FELP 10.010 • Format: Vinyl LP, Compilation • Country: France • Genre: Jazz • Style: Bop
Cover art to The Great Kai and J. Courtesy of the artist hide caption. The trombone virtuoso J. Johnson was among the first to adapt the challenge laid down by bebop saxophonists and trumpeters to his more ungainly instrument. Among the recordings he left as evidence was a series of albums partnering with fellow trombonist Kai Winding.
Jazz Night in J.J. Johnson - Looking Back hears the music of J. Johnson, as heard through Vincent Gardner, and pulls back the curtain on the trombone pioneer with biographer Joshua Berrett and widow Carolyn Johnson.
Moonchild performs during a Tiny Desk concert, on Oct. For their Tiny Desk set, they pulled out all the stops: flutes, flugelhorns, saxophones, keyboards, ukuleles and more. The British trio makes the kind of instrumental jazz that takes music lovers out of their comfort zone and into a musical realm they may never have explored. Leslie Odom Jr. Get introduced to the gospel roots of Quiana Lynell, the salsa stylings of Jeremy Bosch and the harmonizing trio Duchess.
John's Cathedral in Knoxville, Lost In Cold Dreams - Rhapsody Of Fire - The Frozen Tears Of Angels. NPR hide caption.
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Johnson's greatest recordings pair him with fellow trombonist Kai Winding. Enlarge this image. Courtesy of the artist. August 5, PM ET. Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email. Jazz Night In America. Tiny Desk. Jazz Night In America Videos. More from Jazz Night In America.
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