The Red Garland Trio Plus Ray Barretto

Rojo

Rojo

  • Release Date: 16 Mar 1993
  • OJCCD-772-2

Rojo adds an important item to the extensive inventory of Red Garland albums in the OJC catalog. As in its immediate predecessor, Manteca (OJCCD-428-2), a Garland piano trio is expanded by the addition of conga drummer Ray Barretto. Barretto contributed color, breadth, and substance to all of the pieces on which he appeared, not just those with Latin inclinations. The title track, composed by Garland at the record date, was one of the his happiest efforts. The entire album, … MORE