Johnson, James

Johnson, (James Louis) “J. J.”

(1924–  ) jazz musician; born in Indianapolis, Ind. He emerged as an influential trombonist in the mid-1940s; in the 1960s, he became one of the first African-Americans to work as a film and television composer.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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