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Overview (3)

Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Died in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA  (suicide)
Birth NameJames Louis Johnson

Mini Bio (1)

J.J. Johnson was born on January 22, 1924 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA as James Louis Johnson. He was a composer, known for Sea of Love (1989), Cleopatra Jones (1973) and Across 110th Street (1972). He was married to Carolyn and Vivian. He died on February 4, 2001 in Indianapolis.

Spouse (2)

Carolyn (? - 4 February 2001) (his death)
Vivian (? - ?) (her death) (2 children)

Trivia (4)

Jazz trombonist.
Inducted into the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame in 1988.
Suffered from prostate cancer at the end of his life.
Has two sons Kevin and William, a stepdaughter Mikita Sanders, a granddaughter, and a step-granddaughter.

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