With fine support offered by pianist Ron Mathews, bassist Ray Drummond and drummer Idris Muhammad, Griffin is heard in top form on "Yours Is My Heart Alone," "Sophisticated Lady" (a ballad statement that displays his maturity), Thelonious Monk's "Rhythm-a-ning," and two of his originals.
Johnny Griffin – NYC Underground. Label: Galaxy – 6. 78. Format: Vinyl, LP, Album. Written-By – Johnny Griffin. B1. Let Me Touch It.
Studio album by Johnny Griffin. NYC Underground appears in the following lists: Music Genre: Jazz.
NYC Underground is a hard bop music album recording by JOHNNY GRIFFIN released in 1981 on CD, LP/Vinyl and/or cassette. JOHNNY GRIFFIN - NYC Underground. Filed under Hard Bop By JOHNNY GRIFFIN.
John Arnold Griffin III (April 24, 1928 – July 25, 2008) was an American jazz tenor saxophonist. Nicknamed "the Little Giant" for his short stature and forceful playing, Griffin's career began in the early 1940s and continued until the month of his death. At eighty, he could not afford to stop. He had a hard life, but often said, as long as God has given me the gift to blow, I owe it to God to keep on blowing
NYC Underground is a live album by saxophonist Johnny Griffin which was recorded at the Village Vanguard in 1979 and released on the Galaxy label in 1981. NYC Underground Track listing. All compositions by Johnny Griffin except where noted. Yours Is My Heart Alone" (Franz Lehár) – 7:33.
Johnny Griffin - NYC Underground (Galaxy GXY-5132). Johnny Griffin - To The Ladies (Galaxy GXY-5139). Rita Reys - That Old Feeling (Columbia 83981). List of albums/singles by catalogue number: Johnny Griffin Catalog - album index. List of sessions by recorded date & location: Johnny Griffin Discography - session index.
Few Words from Johnny Griffin. NYC Underground Album.
Johnny Griffin/Art Taylor In Copenhagen. Live at Ronnie Scott's.
Tracklist Hide Credits
|A1||Yours Is My Heart Alone
Written-By – Franz Lehar*
|A2||A Few Words From Johnny Griffin...||0:35|
Written-By – Johnny Griffin
|B1||Let Me Touch It
Written-By – Johnny Griffin
Written-By – Ellington*, Mills*, Parish*
Written-By – Thelonious Monk
- Distributed By – Carrere Distribution – CA 671
- Bass – Ray Drummond
- Design – Yoko Nakanishi
- Drums – Idris Muhammad
- Liner Notes – Orrin Keepnews
- Photography By – Yukio Ichikawa
- Piano – Ron Mathews*
- Producer – Johnny Griffin, Orrin Keepnews
- Recorded By – Tom Arrison
- Remix – Eddie Bill Harris
- Tenor Saxophone – Johnny Griffin
NotesRecorded in performance at The Village Vanguard, New York City; July 6 and 7, 1979.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 3218030681787
- Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A): 68178 A
- Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B): 68178 B
- Rights Society: SACEM, SACD, SGDL, SDRM
|GXY-5132||Johnny Griffin||NYC Underground (LP, Album)||Galaxy||GXY-5132||US||1981|
Performer: Johnny Griffin
Title: NYC Underground
Date of release: 1984
Size MP3: 1768 mb
Size FLAC: 1874 mb
Rating: 4.4 / 5
Other Formats: DMF VOX AUD ADX AA AIFF WAV