Johnny Griffin Sextet

Johnny Griffin Sextet is an album by jazz saxophonist Johnny Griffin and his all-star sextet, released on the Riverside label in 1958. It was Griffin's first album as leader on Riverside, and was recorded the day before the Way Out! session dates.

Johnny Griffin Sextet
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Studio album by
ReleasedLate May/early June 1958[1]
RecordedFebruary 25, 1958
New York City
GenreJazz
Length41:29
LabelRiverside
RLP 12-264[2]
ProducerOrrin Keepnews
Johnny Griffin chronology
The Congregation
(1958)
Johnny Griffin Sextet
(1958)
JG
(1958)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[3]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings4/4 stars[4]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Stix' Trix" (Wilbur Campbell) - 7:43
  2. "What's New?" (Burke, Haggart) - 7:53
  3. "Woody 'n' You" (Gillespie) - 6:12
  4. "Johnny G.G." (John Hines) - 9:45
  5. "Catharsis" (Johnny Griffin) - 9:56

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Inc, Nielsen Business Media (June 9, 1958). "Reviews and Ratings of New Jazz Albums". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. – via Google Books.
  2. ^ Carner, Gary (May 21, 2012). Pepper Adams' Joy Road: An Annotated Discography. Rowman & Littlefield. ISBN 9780810882560 – via Google Books.
  3. ^ Johnny Griffin Sextet at AllMusic
  4. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 607. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0.