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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
A3 Alone Again
Written-By – Johnny Griffin
B1 Let Me Touch It
Written-By – Johnny Griffin
B2 Sophisticated Lady
Written-By – Ellington*, Mills*, Parish*
B3 Rhythm-A-Ning
Written-By – Thelonious Monk

Companies, etc.

  • 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


Recorded 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

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
GXY-5132 Johnny Griffin NYC Underground ‎(LP, Album) Galaxy GXY-5132 US 1981

Johnny Griffin - NYC Underground FLAC album

Performer: Johnny Griffin

Title: NYC Underground

Country: US

Date of release: 1984

Genre: Jazz

Size MP3: 1768 mb

Size FLAC: 1874 mb

Rating: 4.4 / 5

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