Cover image for The original James P. Johnson (1942-1945: piano solos).
The original James P. Johnson (1942-1945: piano solos).
Johnson, James P. (James Price), 1894-1955.
Uniform Title:
Piano music. Selections
Publication Information:
[New York, N.Y.] : Smithsonian Folkways Records, [1996]

Physical Description:
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
Compact disc.

"Twenty rare piano solos, many never before released."--Back cover.

Notes by David Cayer ("...jazz historian Grover Sales, writing in the early 1980s, described [Johnson] as 'the leading contender for the title of our most overlooked musical genius'.")
Liza / George & Ira Gershwin -- Aunt Hagar's blues / W.C. Handy -- Sweet Lorraine / Clifford Bruwell & Mitchel Perish -- Jersey Sweet -- Yamekraw: a Negro rhapsody -- Daintiness rag -- The dream / Jesse Pickett -- The dream (alternate) -- Blue moods -- Keep movin' -- Woman blues -- Jazzamine concerto -- St. Louis blues / W.C. Handy -- Jungle drums -- Blue moods, Sex -- Euphonic sounds / Scott Joplin -- Twilight rag -- Snowy morning blues -- Snowy morning blues (alternate) -- Blues for Jimmy.
Subject Term:
Format :
Music CD


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