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The Johnny Griffin Orchestra
The Big Soul-Band

Album US 1960 on Riverside Records label
Jazz (Soul-Jazz, Hard-Bop)

Recorded at Plaza Sound Studios, New York City on May 24 and 31, and June 3, 1960

PortraitThe Johnny Griffin Orchestra ,
album by
PortraitFrank Strozier as, *1937 US
alto saxophone
PortraitPat Patrick bs, fl, 1929-1991 US
alto saxophone
PortraitNorman Simmons p, *1929 US
arranged by, written by
PortraitBob Cranshaw b, *1932 US
PortraitVictor Sproles b, *1927 US
bass, soloist
PortraitBobby Timmons p, 1935-1974 US
celesta, celeste, piano, soloist, written by
PortraitCharlie Persip dr, *1929 US
drums, soloist
PortraitHarold Mabern p, *1936 US
piano, soloist
PortraitEdwin Williams tb, sax, US
tenor saxophone
PortraitJohnny Griffin ts, 1928-2008 US
tenor saxophone, chorus
PortraitJulian Priester tb, *1935 US
trombone, chorus
PortraitMatthew Gee tb, 1925-1979 US
trombone, soloist, chorus
PortraitBobby Bryant tr, 1934-1998 US
PortraitClark Terry tr, fh, 1920-2015 US
trumpet, soloist, chorus
Ken Deardoff design, cover
Ray Fowler engineer
Jack Matthews mastered by
Lawrence N. Shustak photography by, back-liner
Orrin Keepnews producer, liner notes
Album Tracks
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1Wade In The WaterThe Johnny Griffin Orchestra3:44
2Panic Room BluesThe Johnny Griffin Orchestra4:33
3Nobody Knows The Trouble I've SeenThe Johnny Griffin Orchestra2:40
4MeditationThe Johnny Griffin Orchestra8:14
5HollaThe Johnny Griffin Orchestra3:35
6So TiredThe Johnny Griffin OrchestraBobby Timmons6:34
7Deep RiverThe Johnny Griffin Orchestra5:24
8JubilationThe Johnny Griffin OrchestraJunior Mance3:53
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