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Johnny Griffin

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Year of Birth:1928
Year of death:2008


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Hard bop saxophonist Johnny Griffin was mid fifties known as one of the fastest playing tenor saxophone and therefore nicknamed "the fastest tongue in jazz. He debuted on Blue Note with Introducing Johnny Griffin and then made A Blowing Session including John Coltrane. Griffin later formed along with saxophonist Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis Group Tough Tenors. He lived for some time in the Netherlands andmore

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