It's A Blue World

Red Garland Trio

Its A Blue World
  • CAT # OJCCD-1028-25

    1. This Can't Be Love 5:37
    2. Since I Fell For You 4:20
    3. Crazy Rhythm 4:53
    4. Teach Me Tonight 8:59
    5. It's A Blue World 7:59

You can't get too much of the great trio of pianist Red Garland, bassist Paul Chambers, and drummer Art Taylor, whose magnificent work is showcased on such other memorable Garland-led OJC reissues as Groovy, A Garland of Red, and All Kinds of Weather. Here the wondrous threesome--who collectively played with giants Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, Sonny Rollins, and Wes Montgomery--visits five timeless standards in their inimitable, graceful, yet always swinging fashion. The easy-paced "This Can't Be Love" is a typical highlight. It sports a stunning, extended bowed solo by Chambers as well as Garland's prancing single-note lines and lilting block chords. Other winners are the blues-drenched title track and "Since I Fell for You," and the perky "Crazy Rhythm." Throughout, Taylor supports with panache.

with Red Garland, Paul Chambers, Arthur Taylor

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