lee morgan

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John Coltrane - Hank Mobley - Johnny Griffin Septet 1957 ~ Smoke Stack

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Recorded: Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 6, 1957 Personnel: Lee Morgan - Trumpet John Coltrane, Johnny Griffin, Hank Mobley - Tenor Sax Wynton Kelly - Piano Paul Chambers - Bass Art Blakey - Drums This "Blowing Session" was the only time tenor saxophonists Johnny Griffin and John Coltrane would play together on record. Initially Coltrane wasn't scheduled to be on this date, but Griffin saw him on his way to Rudy Van Gelder's studio that day and asked him to join the group. He agreed.