A Blowin' Session

A Blowin' Session
Studio album by Johnny Griffin
Released October 1957[1]
Recorded April 8, 1957
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack
Genre Jazz
Length 38:19
Label Blue Note
BLP 1559
Producer Alfred Lion
Johnny Griffin chronology
Introducing Johnny Griffin
A Blowin' Session
The Congregation
Professional ratings
Review scores
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide[2]

A Blowin' Session is an album by jazz saxophonist Johnny Griffin, recorded and released in 1957 on Blue Note Records. It was remastered and reissued in 1999, featuring an alternate take of "Smoke Stack".

Track listing

  1. "The Way You Look Tonight (Kern, Fields) - 9:41
  2. "Ball Bearing" (Griffin) - 8:11
  3. "All the Things You Are" (Kern, Hammerstein) - 10:14
  4. "Smoke Stack" (Griffin) - 10:13
  5. "Smoke Stack" [Alternate Take] - 11:00 Bonus track on CD



  1. Billboard Oct 28, 1957
  2. Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 89. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.
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