J. J. Johnson

Born: 
01/22/1924
City: 
Indianapolis
Region: 
Indiana
Country: 
USA
Died: 
02/04/2001
Years Active: 
1942-1996
Genre(s): 
Instruments: 
Trombone

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J. J. Johnson (born James Louis Johnson) was an American jazz trombonist, composer and arranger. He was sometimes credited as Jay Jay Johnson. Johnson was one of the first trombonists to embrace bebop music.

Discography

Released: 1954
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Concerts

Event Datesort descending Venue City Region Country
Count Basie Orchestra 11/16/1945 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Count Basie Orchestra 11/17/1945 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Count Basie Orchestra 11/19/1945 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Count Basie Orchestra 11/20/1945 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Count Basie Orchestra 11/21/1945 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Count Basie Orchestra 11/22/1945 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Count Basie Orchestra 03/29/1946 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Count Basie Orchestra 03/30/1946 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Count Basie Orchestra 03/31/1946 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Count Basie Orchestra 04/01/1946 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Count Basie Orchestra 04/02/1946 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Count Basie Orchestra 04/03/1946 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Count Basie Orchestra 04/04/1946 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Count Basie Orchestra 07/03/1946 IMA Auditorium Flint Michigan USA
Count Basie Orchestra 07/04/1946 Downtown Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Count Basie Orchestra 07/05/1946 Downtown Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Count Basie Orchestra 07/06/1946 Downtown Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Count Basie Orchestra 07/07/1946 Downtown Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Count Basie Orchestra 07/08/1946 Downtown Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Count Basie Orchestra 07/09/1946 Downtown Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Count Basie Orchestra 07/10/1946 Downtown Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Illinois Jacquet / Ella Fitzgerald 01/25/1948 IMA Auditorium Flint Michigan USA
Illinois Jacquet / Ella Fitzgerald 01/25/1948 Masonic Temple Detroit Michigan USA
J.J. Johnson-Kai Winding Quintet 04/05/1955 Rouge Lounge River Rouge Michigan USA
J.J. Johnson-Kai Winding Quintet 04/06/1955 Rouge Lounge River Rouge Michigan USA

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