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Plas Johnson

Plas Johnson - saxophone

Jazz aficionados know him by name, but almost anyone exposed to music is familiar with his playing. His is the purring sax solo on Henry Mancini's famous “Pink Panther” movie theme song. His is the saxophone counterpart to Harry “Sweets” Edison's trumpet on Neal Hefti's signature music for “The Odd Couple” TV series.

Plas is the featured soloist heard on countless albums, including those of such artists as Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Nat King Cole, Barbra Streisand, Quincy Jones, Ray Charles, Ella Fitzgerald, Linda Ronstadt and Sarah Vaughan.

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Albums

Evening Delight
Evening Delight

1999
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[no cover]
Rockin' With The Plas...
Concord Jazz
1982
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[no cover]
The Blues
Concord Jazz
1976
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[no cover]
Positively
Concord Jazz
1976
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[no cover]
This Must Be The Plas
Concord Jazz
1959
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[no cover]
Come Rain Or Shine
Concord Jazz
1957
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Videos

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