Dink Johnson
The New Low Down
Delmark DE 232 $15.99

Dink Johnson, piano (1-18) Russ Gilman, piano (19-20) John Joseph, drums

Dink Johnson was born in New Orleans around 1880, and was the younger brother of Bill Johnson, King Oliver's great bass player. Dink played a swinging, stomping, Jelly-like piano style. His repertoire was as unique as his style, containing tunes of his own and others long forgotten. Dink had a rollicking, contagious sense of humor which comes through on these recordings. Notes by Paul Affeldt enclosed.

3,4,11 recorded November 24, 1950. Remainder recorded around the same time.


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