Red Garland's Piano

Red Garland

Red Garlands Piano OJCCD 073 2
  • CAT # OJCCD-073-2

    1. Please Send Me Someone To Love 9:52
    2. Stompin' At The Savoy 3:13
    3. The Very Thought Of You 4:13
    4. Almost Like Being In Love 4:53
    5. If I Were A Bell 6:42
    6. I Know Why (And So Do You) 4:50
    7. I Can't Give You Anything But Love 5:05
    8. But Not For Me 5:52

The Red Garland trio was a unit in which the separate parts functioned as a finely-crafted whole. It was compatible at all tempos and in all manner of moods and material.
Material was never a problem for Garland. His mind had catalogued countless songs, an attribute which was an immeasurable aid to the success of the Miles Davis quintet of which Garland was a key member.
A number Red introduced into the Davis group, "If I Were a Bell," is heard here in a trio version, as is a passel of evergreens from the "American Popular Songbook"; but perhaps the most arresting number is the soulful rendition of Percy Mayfield's blues ballad, "Please Send Me Someone to Love."

with Paul Chambers, Arthur Taylor

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