A Tribute to J.J. Johnson by the Luckman Jazz Orchestra
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The last date listed for LJO: Tribute to J.J. Johnson was Saturday March 10, 2012 / 8:00pm.
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The LJO will perform its homage to J.J. Johnson, one of the leading jazz musicians of the post-swing era. Regarded as one of the first trombonists to embrace bebop music, J.J. Johnson was a key player and innovator in this definitive style. Collaborating with jazz greats including Dizzy and Miles, Johnson blazed a path for himself in the bebop movement doing for the trombone what Charlie Parker did for the saxophone.