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Johnny Griffin

ts, 1928-2008 US, Chicago
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. John Arnold Griffin III

John Arnold Griffin III (April 24, 1928 – July 25, 2008) was an American bop and hard bop tenor saxophonist.

        
Instruments
  • Tenor sax
  • Saxophone
  • Trumpet
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Blues
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
Lover Man - Rudy Van Gelder Edition/Digital Remaster/2006 on Introducing by Johnny Griffin
Nice And Easy - Rudy Van Gelder Edition/Remastered 2006 on Introducing by Johnny Griffin
The Boy Next Door - Rudy Van Gelder Edition/Digital Remaster/2006 on Introducing by Johnny Griffin
It's All Right With Me - Rudy Van Gelder Edition/Digital Remaster/2006 on Introducing by Johnny Griffin
These Foolish Things - Rudy Van Gelder Edition/Digital Remaster/2006 on Introducing by Johnny Griffin
These Foolish Things on Johnny Griffin by Johnny Griffin
Main Spring - 2006 Digital Remaster on The Congregation by Johnny Griffin
I Remember You - 2006 Digital Remaster on The Congregation by Johnny Griffin
Chicago Calling - Rudy Van Gelder Edition/Digital Remaster/2006 on Introducing by Johnny Griffin
Yesterdays on Johnny Griffin by Johnny Griffin

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
A Blowing SessionJohnny Griffin2019Album
Four Classic AlbumsJohnny Griffin2017Compil.
Live At The Five Spot 1958The Thelonious Monk Quartet Featuring Johnny Griffin2017Compil.
My Jazz Collection 59Johnny Griffin2015Album
Johnny GriffinJohnny Griffin2014Album
Swiss Radio Days Jazz Live Trio Concert Series Vol.36Johnny Griffin / Hal Singer / Leszek Zadlo / Ferdinand Povel2013Album
Grab This + The Kerry DancersJohnny Griffin2013Compil.
Kind of GriffinJohnny Griffin2011Compil.
“Live” At Minton’s Playhouse in New York CityEddie "Lockjaw" Davis & Johnny Griffin2011Compil.
Nice And EasyJohnny Griffin2011Single
The Chicago SoundJohnny Griffin And Wilbur Ware Featuring Junior Mance & John Jenkins2009Compil.
From Johnny Griffin With Love - The Unique Storyville CollectionJohnny Griffin2009Compil.
Complete Live At The Five Spot 1958The Thelonious Monk Quartet Featuring Johnny Griffin2009Compil.
Live At Ronnie Scott'sJohnny Griffin2008Album
In CopenhagenJohnny Griffin & Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis2007Album
Storyville Masters Of JazzJohnny Griffin2006Compil.
Music From The Motion Picture: Between A Smile And A Tear (A Tribute To Jazzclub Montmartre In Copenhagen)Johnny Griffin, Toots Thielemans, Lisa Nilsson, Didier Lockwood, Niels Lan Doky, Mads Vinding, Albert Heath2004Album
PiscesJohnny Griffin / Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis2004Album
All Through The NightJohnny Griffin2004Album
Johnny Griffin And The Great DanesJohnny Griffin, Jesper Thilo, Thomas Clausen, Mads Vinding, Alex Riel2003Album
In & OutMartial Solal, Johnny Griffin2000Album
Close Your EyesJohnny Griffin Meets Horace Parlan2000Album
In CopenhaguenJohnny Griffin, Art Taylor1998Album
Live At Minton'sEddie "Lockjaw" Davis & Johnny Griffin1998Compil.
Griff'n'BagsJohnny Griffin1998Compil.
Live/Autumn LeavesJohnny Griffin1997Album
Three Generations Of TenorsaxophoneJohnny Griffin, Sal Nistico, Roman Schwaller1997Album
Good Morning, Heartache / White GardeniaJohnny Griffin1995Single
1957- Second EditionArt Blakey & The Jazz Messengers Featuring Johnny Griffin1995Album
White GardeniaJohnny Griffin1995Single
Chicago, New York, ParisJohnny Griffin1994Album
Woe Is MeJohnny Griffin1993Album
At The Five Spot Cafe, New York City, August 1958Thelonious Monk & Johnny Griffin With Ahmed Abdul-Malik And Roy Haynes1992Compil.
The CatJohnny Griffin1991Album
Passion, No Future, But LoveBrigitte Bader Meets Johnny Griffin1989Album
Continent BleuJohnny Griffin, Clémentine1989Album
Birdology - Live At The TBB Jazz FestivalRon Carter, Jackie McLean, Johnny Griffin, Cecil Payne, Roy Haynes, Duke Jordan, Don Sickler1989Album
Take My HandJohnny Griffin1988Album
Fly Mister FlyJohnny Griffin With Joe Morris Orchestra1985Compil.
African Waltz / Wade In The WaterCannonball Adderley / Johnny Griffin1984Single
Big Band RTB With American GuestsJazz Orkestar Radio-Televizije Beograd & Clark Terry, Johnny Griffin, Nathan Davis, Maynard Ferguson, Ernie Wilkins1984Compil.
Call It WhachawanaJohnny Griffin1983Album
Look Stop Listen"Philly" Joe Jones / Dameronia Featuring Johnny Griffin1983Album
To The LadiesJohnny Griffin1982Album
NYC UndergroundJohnny Griffin1981Album
Ballads By FourArt Pepper, John Klemmer, Johnny Griffin And Joe Henderson1981Album
Live At Minton'sEddie "Lockjaw" Davis & Johnny Griffin1981Compil.
SummerwindRay Brown, Monty Alexander, Johnny Griffin, Martin Drew1981Album
That Old FeelingRita Reys With The Pim Jacobs Trio Featuring Johnny Griffin1979Album
A Night In TunisiaJohnny Griffin1979Album
Return Of The GriffinJohnny Griffin1979Album
Hush-A-ByeJohnny Griffin1979Album
Bush DanceJohnny Griffin1979Album
Jazz Na Koncertnom Podiju Vol. 3Johnny Griffin, Art Taylor, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Harry Edison, Bud Freeman, Dewey Redman1979Album
Little GiantJohnny Griffin1979Compil.
Sincerely OursRolf Ericson, Johnny Griffin1978Album
The Little Giant RevisitedJohnny Griffin1977Album
Jazz UndulationJohnny Griffin Meets Dexter Gordon1977Album
The Toughest TenorsJohnny Griffin / Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis1976Compil.
Live In TokyoJohnny Griffin1976Album
Blowin' SessionsJohnny Griffin, John Coltrane, Hank Mobley1975Album
Doldinger Jubilee '75Passport And Les McCann, Philip Catherine, Johnny Griffin, Buddy Guy, Pete York1975Album
Doldinger Jubilee '75Passport And Les McCann, Philip Catherine, Johnny Griffin, Buddy Guy, Pete York1975Album
Jazz A Confronto 10Johnny Griffin1974Album
Doldinger Jubilee ConcertPassport And Brian Auger, Johnny Griffin, Alexis Korner, Volker Kriegel, Pete York1974Album
HandmadePassport And Brian Auger, Johnny Griffin, Alexis Korner, Volker Kriegel, Pete York1974Single
Big SoulJohnny Griffin1973Compil.
Blues For HarveyJohnny Griffin1973Album
You Leave Me BreathlessJohnny Griffin1972Album
The Man I LoveJohnny Griffin1969Album
Lady Heavy Bottom's WaltzJohnny Griffin1968Album
Oh Gee! / Twist CityJohnny Griffin & Matthew Gee & Their Soul Groovers1965Single
Americans In EuropeBenny Bailey, Slide Hampton, Johnny Griffin, Tony Scott, Art Farmer, Stuff Smith, Sal Nistico With Jazz Live Trio1964Album
Soul GrooveJohnny Griffin & Matthew Gee1964Album
The First Set/Recorded Live At MintonsEddie "Lockjaw" Davis & Johnny Griffin1964Album
Live! The Midnight ShowEddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Johnny Griffin, Junior Mance1964Album
Grab This!Johnny Griffin featuring Paul Bryant1963Single
Do Nothing 'Til You Hear From MeJohnny Griffin With Buddy Montgomery1963Album
Im Vollbesitz Meiner Zweifel - Lyrik Und JazzPeter Rühmkorf, Johnny Griffin1963Album
Jazz Jamboree 63 Vol. 2Johnny Griffin, Ruud Jacobs, Kenny Drew, Robert Joseph Durham, Wim Overgaauw1963Album
Battle StationsEddie "Lockjaw" Davis & Johnny Griffin1963Album
Grab This!Johnny Griffin1962Album
Guns Of NavaroneJohnny Griffin1961Single
White GardeniaJohnny Griffin1961Album
Studio Jazz PartyJohnny Griffin1961Album
Change Of PaceJohnny Griffin1961Album
The Big Soul BandJohnny Griffin1960Single
The Big Soul BandJohnny Griffin1960Single
The Big Soul BandJohnny Griffin1960Single
The Little GiantJohnny Griffin1959Album
PlaymatesJohnny Griffin1959Single
Thelonious In ActionThe Thelonious Monk Quartet With Johnny Griffin1958Album
Way Out!The Johnny Griffin Quartet, Johnny Griffin1958Album
I've Got Plenty Of Nothin'Nat Adderley Quartet With Johnny Griffin1958Single
Johnny Griffin SextetJohnny Griffin Sextet, Johnny Griffin1958Album
The CongregationJohnny Griffin1958Album
A Blowing SessionJohnny Griffin1957Album
The Chicago SoundWilbur Ware Quintet Featuring Johnny Griffin1957Album
BoomerangClark Terry With Johnny Griffin And Wynton Kelly1957Single
Chicago Calling / Mil DewJohnny Griffin1956Single
Introducing Johnny GriffinJohnny Griffin1956Album
Fly Mister Fly / Out Of The NighJoe Morris Orchestra Featuring Johnny Griffin1948Album
Giants Of JazzJohnny GriffinCompil.
Seven Classic Albums Vol.2Johnny GriffinCompil.
Live At Jazz ValleyHervé Sellin Sextet Featuring Johnny GriffinAlbum
Jazz Shots From The East Coast, Vol. 1Bill Evans, Ahmad Jamal, Phil Woods, Thelonious Monk, Johnny Griffin, Oscar Peterson, Duke EllingtonAlbum
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