Johnny Griffin Quartet


The Kerry Dancers

  • Release Date: 26 Dec 2000
  • OJCCD-1952-2

A musician with a penchant for variety and surprise, Johnny Griffin has provided plenty of both through his long career. This 1961 quartet album found the master tenor saxophonist exploring the possibilities in four familiar folk songs, three original compositions and a standard song, "Hush-a-Bye," based on a classical piece. To all of them Griffin applied his magisterial tone, vital imagination, and ability to extract the greatest meaning from any harmonic structure. His companions… MORE


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