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Studio album by Kai Winding and J. J. Johnson
Released 1970
Recorded September 23, 24 & 25, 1969
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Label A&M/CTI (Japan)
Producer Creed Taylor
Kai Winding and J. J. Johnson chronology
Betwixt & Between

Stonebone is an album by American jazz trombonists Kai Winding and J. J. Johnson featuring performances recorded in 1969 and released on the CTI label only in Japan.[1]


The Allmusic review by Richard S. Ginell awarded the album 4½ stars and stated "It is a prototype of the CTI formula of the '70s, allowing first-class jazz musicians to groove at length with minimal shaping on the production end to give these tracks drama".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Dontcha Hear Me Callin' to Ya?" (Rudy Stevenson)
  2. "Musings" (J. J. Johnson)
  3. "Mojo" (Johnson)
  4. "Recollections" (Joe Zawinul)
  • Recorded at Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on September 23 (track 1), September 24 (tracks 2 & 3) and September 25 (tack 4), 1969


Track 1: 13:56/ 2: 4:27/ 3: 11:19/ 4: 7:30 TOTAL: 37:12 Assigned U.S. catalog number 'SP 3027' but not released domestically.


  1. ^ CTI Records discography accessed February 10, 2012
  2. ^ a b Ginell, R. S. Allmusic Review accessed February 109, 2012