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Friday January 22 2016 - J.J. Johnson

Benny Carter & His Orch., "Love for Sale," Classic Capitol Jazz Sessions (Mosaic)

Count Basie & His Orch., "Rambo," America's #1 Band: The Columbia Years (Columbia)

J.J. Johnson's Re Boppers, "Jay Bird," Origins: The Savoy Sessions (Savoy)

J.J. Johnson's Re Boppers, "Mad Be Bop," Origins: The Savoy Sessions (Savoy)

Esquire's All-American Award Winners, "Indiana Winter," Coleman Hawkins: Body and Soul (RCA)

Charlie Parker Quintet, "Crazeology" (take C), Complete Savoy and Dial Recordings (Savoy)

Jay Jay Johnson's Boppers, "Tea Pot," Sonny Stitt/Bud Powell/J.J. Johnson (Prestige/OJC)

Jay Jay Johnson's Boppers, "Blue Mode" (take 1), Sonny Stitt/Bud Powell/J.J. Johnson (Prestige/OJC)

J.J. Johnson, "It Could Happen to You," The Eminent, Vol. 1 (Blue Note)

J.J. Johnson, "Coffee Pot," The Eminent, Vol. 2 (Blue Note)

J.J. Johnson & Kai Winding, "The Major," Origins (Savoy)

J.J. Johnson & Kai Winding, "Lament," Origins (Savoy)

J.J. Johnson, "Overdrive," Complete Columbia Small Group Sessions (Mosaic)

J.J. Johnson, "Blue 'n' Boogie," Complete Columbia Small Group Sessions (Mosaic)

J.J. Johnson, "Minor Blues," Proof Positive (Impulse)

Joe Pass & J.J. Johnson, "Nature Boy," We'll Be Together Again (Pablo/OJC)

J.J. Johnson, "Pinnacles," Pinnacles (Milestone/OJC)

J.J. Johnson, "It's All Right with Me," Quintergy (Verve)

J.J. Johnson, "You've Changed," Quintergy (Verve)

J.J. Johnson, "I Thought About You," Vivian (Concord)

J.J. Johnson, "El Camino Real," Brass Orchestra (Verve)

J.J. Johnson, "How Deep Is the Ocean?" Vivian (Concord)

Seth Markow has been playing piano since age 7, clarinet (now bass clarinet) since 9, and has been a dedicated jazz fan since he was 13. He has bachelor's and master's degrees in music composition, has played and studied African and Asian music, and is a longtime member of the Javanese orchestra Gamelan Kyai Gandrung. He has also played in jazz, blues, rock, reggae, and world beat bands, as well as various classical ensembles. A radio host since 1976 and a Hawaii resident since 1979, his jazz show The Real Deal began in 1983 and has been heard on HPR-2 since that stream went on the air in 1989.
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