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Plas Johnson

Real Name:Plas John Johnson Jr.
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Plas John Johnson is an American jazz tenor saxophonist, probably most widely known as the soloist on Henry Mancini's "The Pink Panther Theme".
Born 21 July 1931 in Donaldsonville, Lousianna, USA

Plas and brother Ray Johnson formed the The Johnson Brothers' Combo, that played in and around New Orleans before 1951. Johnson is the featured soloist of countless albums, including those of Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Nat King Cole, Barbra Streisand, Quincy Jones, Ray Charles, Ella Fitzgerald, Linda Ronstadt, Sarah Vaughan and was a regular session sideman during Capitol Records golden years. Also brother of Gwen Johnson.

Sites:Wikipedia , Imdb , adp.library.ucsb.edu
Aliases:Johnny Beecher
In Groups:B. Bumble & The Stingers, Benny Carter And His Orchestra, Bobby Troup And His Stars Of Jazz, Ernie Fields Orchestra, Googie Rene Combo, Henry Mancini And His Orchestra, Herb Ellis-Ray Brown Sextet, Herschel Burke Gilbert Orchestra, Johnny Beecher And His Buckingham Road Quintet, Neal Hefti And His Jazz Pops Orchestra, Nelson Riddle And His Orchestra, Pete Rugolo Orchestra, Plas Johnson And His Orchestra, Plas Johnson Quartet, Ray Anthony & His Orchestra, Ray Johnson Combo, Rene Hall Trio, The Gene Harris All Star Big Band, The Hanna-Fontana Band, The Johnson Brothers' Combo
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