Live Performance DVD. Timeless standards, first class sidemen, and a legendary jazz superstar guarantee an unforgettable night of great music. This inspired concert, recorded Feb. 1, 1991 at KSU, features JJ at his best. One of America's treasures, JJ demonstrates his command of the horn and passion for the music that gained him the respect of his peers and made him a leading jazz voice early on. JJ is joined by a cast of reknown sidemen, including Jamey Aebersold on tenor, Phil DeGreg on piano, Tyrone Wheeler on bass, and Art Gore on drums. Over 2 hours long, the set list includes Autumn Leaves, My Funny Valentine, Confirmation, When The Saints Go Marching In, I Can't Get Started, Just Friends, Misty, and many others. "On a scale from 1 to ten... this performance gets a nine, in my humble opinion." - J.J.Johnson
NOTE: This video was NOT professionally produced with the intention of releasing it for sale; but JJ felt the performance quality was so high that it warranted distribution. This is truly one of JJ's hottest performances of recent years, so don't be put off by the knowledge that it's not a big budget production - just enjoy the incredible music from one of the true Jazz Giants: JJ JOHNSON!!