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Red Garland

Red Garland
Born: May 13, 1923 in Dallas, TX
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Died: Apr 23, 1984 in Dallas, TX
Genre: Jazz
Biography: Red Garland mixed together the usual influences of his generation (Nat Cole, Bud Powell, and Ahmad Jamal) into his own distinctive approach; Garland's block chords themselves became influential on the players of the 1960s. He started out playing clarinet and alto, switching to piano when he was 18. During ...Read full biography
At the Prelude
Released: 1959
Label: Universal Distribution
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Pianist Red Garland is best known for his work with Miles Davis' groundbreaking quintet (where he played alongside John Coltrane and Philly Joe Jones), but he turned in some excellent albums as a leader ...Read full review
At The Prelude Vol.1
Released: 1959
Label: Fantasy Inc.
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More Red Garland albums: Main Albums (51), Compilations (23)