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Playmates - Johnny Griffin - The Little Giant (Vinyl, LP, Album)

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  • One of the most formidable improvisers of the post-bebop s, Johnny Griffin attracted more than his share of nicknames: Little Giant referred jointly to his large musical stature and small size; the widely-used Fastest Gun in the West placed (in the tenor player's own opinion) undue emphasis on his ability to perform at blistering tempos. This LP was the first of several attempts to change.
  • Johnny Griffin - The Little Giant (Riverside RLP ) Bud Powell - Bud In Paris (Xanadu ) Mel Rhyne - Organ-izing (Jazzland JLP 16) Johnny Griffin - The Big Soul-Band (Riverside RLP ) Johnny Griffin - The Big Soul-Band (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis & Johnny Griffin - Battle Stations (Prestige PRLP ).
  • Johnny Griffin (also referred to as J. G., Tenor and Johnny Griffin Quartet) is an album by American jazz saxophonist Johnny Griffin featuring tracks recorded in and released on the Argo label in The album features the first recordings made under Griffin's leadership but was not released until by which time his first Blue Note album Introducing Johnny Griffin () had been.

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