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Call It Whachawana
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Written-By – Johnny Griffin. B2. A Waltz With Sweetie. Written-By – Griffin. Call It Whachawana ‎(LP, Album).

Call It Whachawana is an album by saxophonist Johnny Griffin which was recorded in 1983 and released on the Galaxy label in the following year. Superlative music by a masterful player". All compositions by Johnny Griffin except where noted. I Mean You" (Thelonious Monk) – 8:43. Lover Man" (Jimmy Davis, James Sherman, Ram Ramirez) – 11:32.

Biography by Michael G. Nastos. Diminutive saxophonist dubbed "The Little Giant," one of the keystones of hard bop, his influence on jazz spanned seven decades. Eddie "Lockjaw&qu. Call It Whachawana" – 6:35. A Waltz with Sweetie" – 6:38. Jabbo's Revenge" (Curtis Lundy) – 7:49.

Johnny Griffin - Call It Whachawana (Galaxy GXY-5146). Daniel Humair - Surrounded 1964-1987 (Mediartis P970 MU229). Jimmy Smith - Keep On Comin' (Elektra Musician E1-60301). List of albums/singles by catalogue number: Johnny Griffin Catalog - album index. List of sessions by recorded date & location: Johnny Griffin Discography - session index.

Griffin was leader on his first Blue Note album Introducing Johnny Griffin in 1956. Also featuring Wynton Kelly on piano, Curly Russell on bass and Max Roach on drums, the recording brought Griffin critical acclaim. The album A Blowin' Session (1957) featured John Coltrane and Hank Mobley. He played with Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers for a few months in 1957, and in the Thelonious Monk Sextet and Quartet (1958). During this period, he recorded a set with Clark Terry on Serenade to a Bus Seat featuring the rhythm trio of Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers, and Philly Joe Jones. 1983: Call It Whachawana (Galaxy). 1984: Tenors Back Again! (Storyville).

08 - Call It Whachawana. 09 - A Waltz With Sweetie. Johnny Griffin - Bush Dance/ - . 0. Johnny Griffin - Bush Dance/01 - A Night In Tunisia. Johnny Griffin - Bush Dance/02 - Bush Dance. Johnny Griffin - Bush Dance/03 - The Jamfs Are Coming. Johnny Griffin - Bush Dance/04 - Since I Fell For Yo. lac - 4. 4. Johnny Griffin - Bush Dance/05 - Knucklebean. Johnny Griffin - Bush Dance/06 - I Mean Yo. lac - 5. 6. Johnny Griffin - Bush Dance/07 - Lover Ma. lac - 6. 3.

JOHNNY GRIFFIN is a bop hard bop music artist. JOHNNY GRIFFIN Call It Whachawana LP GALAXY GXY-5146 US 1983 JAZZ SEALED. Johnny Griffin - Little Giant - Milestone M-47054 Gatefold 2 LP Album Vinyl Jazz.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 I Mean You
Written-By – Thelonious Monk
A2 Lover Man
Written-By – Davis*, Sherman*, Ramirez*
B1 Call It Whachawana
Written-By – Johnny Griffin
B2 A Waltz With Sweetie
Written-By – Griffin*
B3 Jabbo's Revenge
Written-By – Curtis Lundy

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Fantasy Studios
  • Mixed At – Fantasy Studios
  • Mastered At – Fantasy Studios


  • Art Direction – Phil Carroll
  • Bass – Curtis Lundy
  • Drums – Kenny Washington
  • Engineer – Danny Kopelson
  • Liner Notes – Orrin Keepnews
  • Mastered By – George Horn
  • Photography – Phil Bray
  • Piano – Mulgrew Miller
  • Producer – Johnny Griffin, Orrin Keepnews
  • Tenor Saxophone – Johnny Griffin


Recorded (July 25-26, 1983), mixed, and mastered at Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, Ca.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
68149 Johnny Griffin Call It Whachawana ‎(LP, Album) Galaxy 68149 France 1983
160 186 Johnny Griffin Call It Whachawana ‎(LP, Album) Galaxy 160 186 Spain 1984
8174281 Johnny Griffin Call It Whachawana ‎(LP, Album) Fantasy 8174281 Brazil 1983
VIJ-6414 Johnny Griffin Call It Whachawana ‎(LP, Album) Galaxy VIJ-6414 Japan 1983