Introducing Johnny Griffin

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Introducing Johnny Griffin
Studio album by Johnny Griffin
Released 1956
Recorded April 17, 1956
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack
Genre Jazz
Length 37:03 original LP
47:43 CD reissue
Label Blue Note
BLP 1533
Producer Alfred Lion
Johnny Griffin chronology
Johnny Griffin
(1956)
Introducing Johnny Griffin
(1956)
A Blowin' Session
(1957)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Introducing Johnny Griffin is the debut album by jazz tenor saxophonist Johnny Griffin. It was recorded at Rudy Van Gelder's Hackensack studio on April 17, 1956.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Mildew" (Griffin) - 3:56
  2. "Chicago Calling" (Griffin) - 5:38
  3. "These Foolish Things" (Link, Marvell, Strachey) - 5:12
  4. "The Boy Next Door" (Martin, Blane) - 4:57
  5. "Nice and Easy" (Griffin) - 4:22
  6. "It's All Right with Me" (Cole Porter) - 5:02
  7. "Lover Man" (Davis, Ram Ramirez, Sherman) - 7:56

Bonus tracks on CD reissue:

  1. "The Way You Look Tonight" (Dorothy Fields, Jerome Kern) - 6:23
  2. "Cherokee" (Ray Noble) - 4:17

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