Thursday, 3 March 2016

82nd birthday of Jimmy Garrison

(Born 3 March 1934, Miami, US)
Bassist of the classic John Coltrane Quartet (full personnel: Coltrane, tenor and soprano saxophones; McCoy Tyner, piano; Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums), 1962-1965, whose recognisable propulsive drive invigorates the group’s distinctive swinging oeuvre
(John Coltrane Quartet, “Impression” [personnel: Coltrane, tenor saxophone, McCoy Tyner, piano; Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; recorded: KQED Studios, San Francisco, US, 1 November 1963])
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