Red Garland Revisited!

Red Garland

Red Garland Revisited MP3
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    1. Billy Boy 2:59
    2. Everybody's Somebody's Fool 7:57
    3. Four 4:53
    4. You Keep Coming Back Like A Song 5:35
    5. Hey Now 3:41
    6. (I'm Afraid) The Masquerade Is Over 6:30
    7. Walkin' 12:00
    8. It Could Happen To You 6:02

Until Miles Davis hired him, Red Garland was barely known outside a circle of jazz musicians and fans in Philadelphia and New York. With Davis from 1955 to the end of the decade, the pianist from Dallas served as a centering force in the most celebrated and influential quintet of the era. In the process, he gained a wide audience and became a successful recording artist on his own. The Fantasy catalog boasts no fewer than 25 Garland CDs featuring him with sidemen including John Coltrane, Donald Byrd, Oliver Nelson, Harold Land, and many other leading musicians of the 1950s, '60s, and '70s . This one revisits a 1957 trio session with guitarist Kenny Burrell as a guest on two tracks. The repertoire includes blues, standards, and the traditional song "Billy Boy," which became a feature for Garland in the Davis band.

with Kenny Burrell, Paul Chambers, Arthur Taylor

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