J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding & Bennie Green

Trombone-By-Three

Trombone By Three

  • Release Date: 10 Jul 1992
  • OJCCD-091-2

By the time of the earliest of these sessions (1949), the trombone had taken its rightful place in modern jazz due to the efforts of the men who appear here as leaders of the three groups represented.
J.J. Johnson was the first to demonstrate the possibilities of adapting the slide to bebop, at first thought playable only on alto saxophone and trumpet due to the preeminence of Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie. Here his virtuosity is revealed in the company of a young Sonny Rollins, … MORE

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