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Eddie Johnson

This trumpeter was active on the Kansas City jazz scene for a number of decades, avoiding contact however, not confusion using the pianist from the same name who led Eddie Johnson’s Crackerjacks. The same can’t be stated for tenor saxophonist Eddie Johnson, also not similar person: both finished up in the same music group when the trumpeter grabbed to a two-week substitution stint in that which was regarded as a well-paid music group. After an night early on with this operate, when the horn section sounded sloppy, Jordan was thought to possess remarked: “I understand what the issue has been this music group! Way too many Eddie Johnsons!”

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