Johnny Griffin
Genres:
Classical, Jazz
Meta styles:
Bop, Film Score, Hard Bop, Jazz Instrument
Styles:
Bop, Hard Bop, Post-Bop, Saxophone Jazz

John Arnold Griffin III (1928 - 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.

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The Chicago Sound

The Chicago Sound

Year:
2009
Tracks:
16
Bitrate:
320 kbps
Introducing Johnny Griffin

Introducing Johnny Griffin

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Year:
2007
Tracks:
9
Bitrate:
200 kbps
Chicago, New York, Paris

Chicago, New York, Paris

Year:
1994
Tracks:
9
Bitrate:
320 kbps
Isfahan

Isfahan

Year:
1993
Tracks:
8
Bitrate:
320 kbps
The Cat

The Cat

Year:
1991
Tracks:
9
Bitrate:
320 kbps
Grab This! (Vinyl)

Grab This! (Vinyl)

Year:
1963
Tracks:
6
Bitrate:
320 kbps
Change Of Pace (Vinyl)

Change Of Pace (Vinyl)

Year:
1961
Tracks:
9
Bitrate:
320 kbps
White Gardenia (Vinyl)

White Gardenia (Vinyl)

Year:
1961
Tracks:
10
Bitrate:
320 kbps
Studio Jazz Party (Reissued 1997)

Studio Jazz Party (Reissued 1997)

Year:
1960
Tracks:
6
Bitrate:
320 kbps
The Little Giant (Vinyl)

The Little Giant (Vinyl)

Year:
1959
Tracks:
6
Bitrate:
320 kbps
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