Grab This!

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Grab This!
Grab This!.jpg
Studio album by Johnny Griffin
Released 1962
Recorded June 28, 1962
Pacific Jazz Studios, Los Angeles
Genre Jazz
Length 38:41
Label Riverside
RLP 437
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Johnny Griffin chronology
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Grab This! is an album by jazz saxophonist Johnny Griffin which was recorded in 1962 and released on the Riverside label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Down Beat3.5/5 stars[2]
Allmusic4/5 stars[3]

The Allmusic site awarded the album 4 stars stating "Grab This! finds tenor Johnny Griffin in a soul-jazz mood... It's amazing that five guys were able to get together and cut this album for Riverside in one day during the summer of 1962... Grab This! is a fine album, and serves as a reminder of Griffin's lovely tenor sound".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Johnny Griffin except as indicated

  1. "Grab This!" - 6:06
  2. "63rd Street Theme" - 5:34
  3. "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" (Duke Ellington, Bob Russell) - 8:37
  4. "Offering Time" (Paul Bryant) - 6:16
  5. "These Foolish Things" (Harry Link, Holt Marvell, Jack Strachey) - 6:39
  6. "Cherry Float" - 5:29



  1. ^ Johnny Griffin discography accessed October 26, 2012
  2. ^ Down Beat: April 25, 1963 Vol. 30, No. 10
  3. ^ a b Lankford, Jr, R. D. Allmusic Review accessed October 26, 2012