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Johnny Griffin

Johnny Griffin
Andrew Kounitskiy

Johnny Griffin

Johnny Griffin artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

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November 20, 2008 Hear Griffin's final U.S. homecoming, recorded live at the legendary New York City jazz club.

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Interviews & Profiles

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July 25, 2008 The Chicago native was known as one of the strongest exponents of hard-bop traditions.

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July 29, 2008 Dee Dee Bridgewater and pianist Michael Weiss celebrate the tenor saxophonist's life.

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July 25, 2008 The Chicago native was known as one of the strongest exponents of hard-bop traditions.

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November 19, 2007 Enjoy a cornucopia of jazz that celebrates family, friends and food, featuring Louis Armstrong.

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Close Your Eyes

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  • Album: Close Your Eyes
  • Artist: Johnny Griffin/Horace Parlan
  • Label: Minor Music
  • Released: 2003
 

Smokin' Sax

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  • Album: Smokin' Sax
  • Artist: Johnny Griffin
  • Label: Dreyfus
  • Released: 2008
 

Griff and Lock

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  • Album: Griff and Lock
  • Artist: Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis with Johnny Griffin
  • Label: Jazzland
  • Released: 1960
 

Stomp!

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  • Album: Stomp!
  • Artist: Charles Earland
  • Label: High Note
  • Released: 2000
 

Original Guitar Hero

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  • Album: Original Guitar Hero
  • Artist: Charlie Christian
  • Label: Sony
  • Released: 2002
 

Satch Plays Fats: The Music of Fats Waller [Bonus Tracks]

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  • Album: Satch Plays Fats: The Music of Fats Waller [Bonus Tracks]
  • Artist: Louis Armstrong
  • Label: Legacy
  • Released: 1955
 

Studio Jazz Party

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  • Album: Studio Jazz Party
  • Artist: Johnny Griffin
  • Label: Original Jazz Classics
  • Released: 1960
 

Roots

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  • Album: Roots
  • Artist: Sean Jones
  • Label: Mack Avenue
  • Released: 2006