Red Garland

Blues and Ballads (FSRCD 658-2)

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Blues and Ballads

Red Garland

Fresh Sound Records

8427328606585

ABS 126561

FSRCD 658-2

JAZZ

2

Blues and Ballads

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CD 15,66 €

3 LPs ON 2 CDs

Red Garland and Ray Bryant display their ability and good taste exploring a selection of ballads, blues, standards and originals. Despite their different styles, both pianists deliver, in their respective ways, a moving experience. The incredibly tasteful Garland’s discerning touch, phrasing and innately melodic sense make his playing a constant joy and show why Miles Davis hired him for his first great quintet. Where the Ray Bryant session is concerned, the blues take over from the first dark, rolling figure that opens the date. The result is a multi-faceted, happy, dolorous, impish, whimsical blues outing played by an interpreter steeped in the genre, a set that gives full rein to Bryant to express his soul.


PERSONNEL on CD 1:

RED GARLAND, piano solo.
Recorded at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, on April 2, 1960.

PERSONNEL on CD 2:

RED GARLAND, piano solo (1-4)
Recorded at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, on April 2, 1960.

RAY BRYANT,  piano solo (5-11)
Same location as ##1-4, recorded on December 19, 1958.

Bonus tracks: (12-13)

RAY BRYANT,  piano solo
Recorded in New York City, January 19 (##12), 1960; and January 26 (##13), 1961.

Sources CD 1:
(2,4,6,8 & 10) from the Moodsville LP "Red Garland: Red Alone" (MVLP3).
(1,3,5,7,9,11 & 12) from the Moodsville LP "Red Garland: Alone With The Blues" (MVLP10).

Sources CD 2:

(1,2 & 4) from the Moodsville LP "Red Garland: Red Alone" (MVLP3).
(3) from the Moodsville LP "Red Garland: Alone With The Blues" (MVLP10).
(5-11) from the New Jazz album "Ray Bryant: Alone With The Blues" (NJ-8213).
(12) from the Columbia LP "Little Susie" (CS-8244).
(13) from the Columbia LP "Con Alma" (CS-8433).

Tracks:

CD 1
01. In the Evening (When the Sun Goes Down) (Carr) 5:24
02. These Foolish Things (Remember Me of You) (Link-Strachey-Marvell) 5:06
03. Chains of Love (Wells-Ertegun) 5:59
04. The Nearness of You (Carmichael-Washington) 5:02
05. Wee Baby Blues (Johnson-Turner) 6:56
06. When Your Lover Has Gone (Swan) 6:42
07. Blues in the Closet (Pettiford) 4:20
08. You Are Too Beautiful (Rodgers-Hart) 4:42
09. Trane’s Blues (Coltrane) 5:49
10. When I Fall In Love (Young-Heyman) 5:06
11. Cloud (williams) 4:49
12. Tired (Roberts-Fisher) 6:35

CD 2
01. I Got It Bad (And That Ain’t Good) (Ellington-Webster) 7:06
02. My Last Affair (Johnson) 3:36
03. Sent for You Yesterday (And Here You Come Today) (Basie-Durham-Rushing) 5:06
04. Nancy (With the Laughing Face) (Silvers-Van Heusen) 5:22
05. Me and the Blues (Blues No.1) (Bryant) 5:01
06. Rockin’ Chair (Carmichael) 5:17
07. Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be?) (Davis-Ramirez-Sherman) 3:53
08. Joy (Blues No.2) (Bryant) 4:00
09. Blues No.3 (Bryant) 7:16
10. Stocking Feet (Blues No.4) (Bryant) 4:49
11. My Blues (Blues No.5) (Bryant) 7:43
12. Greensleeves (Traditional) 2:25 (*) Bonus Track
13. Ill Wind (Koehler-Arlen) 3:12 (*) Bonus Track