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Johnny Griffin (I) (1928–2008)

Johnny Griffin was born on April 24, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as John Arnold Griffin III. He died on July 25, 2008 in Availles-Limouzine, Vienne, France. See full bio »

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Des enfants gâtés Music Department
NDR Jazz Workshops Himself - Performer - Tenor Sax


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 1970 Jazz Scene at the Ronnie Scott Club (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Thelonious Monk, Stéphane Grappelli, Clark Boland (1970) ... (writer: "The Jamps Are Coming")
 1964-1965 NDR Jazz Workshops (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- No. 39 (1965) ... (writer: "The Leopard Walks", "Blues Up And Down")
- No. 36 (1964) ... (writer: "The Jamf's are Coming")
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 1972 Jazz Is Our Religion (voice)
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 1977 Des enfants gâtés (musician: saxophone)
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 1989 For Klook: The Story of the Paris Reunion Band (Video documentary short) (thanks)
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 2005 Between a Smile and a Tear (Video)
 1997 Blue Note - A Story of Modern Jazz (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (as John Arnold Griffin III)
 1994 A Great Day in Harlem (Documentary)
 1992 Écoute (Video documentary)
 1990 Le Paris Black (TV Movie documentary)
 1989 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
 1988 Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser (Documentary)
Himself (Thelonious Monk Octet, tenor sax)
 1985 One Night with Blue Note (Video)
 1964-1965 NDR Jazz Workshops (TV Series)
Himself - Performer - Tenor Sax
- No. 39 (1965) ... Himself - Performer - Tenor Sax
- No. 36 (1964) ... Himself - Performer - Tenor Sax

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John Arnold Griffin III

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