The Red Garland Quintet With John Coltrane


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  • Release Date: 26 Aug 1989
  • OJCCD-392-2

Comfortable and familiar with one another in the Miles Davis Quintet, Red Garland and John Coltrane enjoyed making records together. Consequently, in addition to their extensive work on the Davis recordings on Prestige, there is an extensive discography of two men in informal sessions for the label. In this case, Garland was the leader and Coltrane a sideman, with his frequent companion trumpeter Donald Byrd sharing the front line. Coltrane's virtuosity and his daring had expanded astonishing… MORE


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