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J. J. Johnson - Quotes

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Sometimes you need to stand with your nose to the window and have a good look at jazz. And I've done that on many occasions.

Sometimes you need to stand with your nose to the window and have a good look at jazz. And I've done that on many occasions.

Midi is my hobby. ---->>>

I was lucky enough to occasionally break out of that racist situation that prevails in the Hollywood film production community. But it was racist then and it will always be that way. It will never be otherwise. ---->>>

There are no black film composers doing the likes of Star Wars, doing the likes of E.T., doing the likes of Jurassic Park. There are none, nor will there ever be one. That ain't about to happen! ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 01-22, 1924
Birthplace:
Die: 02-04, 2001
Occupation: Musician
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James Louis "J. J." Johnson (January 22, 1924 – February 4, 2001) was an American jazz trombonist, composer and arranger. He was sometimes credited as Jay Jay Johnson. Johnson was one of the first trombonists to embrace bebop music. He has long been regarded as one of the leading trombonists of the post-swing era, exerting a pervasive influence on other jazz musicians (wikipedia)