Red Garland Trio – Swingin’ On The Korner: Live at Keystone Korner – Deluxe 180 Gram 3LP & Deluxe 2CD Edition

Red Garland Trio – Swingin’ On The Korner: Live at Keystone Korner – Deluxe 180 Gram 3LP & Deluxe 2CD Edition

A collection of all previously unissued recordings of the great jazz pianist, Red Garland, recorded live in concert at San Francisco’s Keystone Korner. With virtuoso bassist, Leroy Vinnegar, and drum legend, Philly Joe Jones. Sixteen tracks and over 150 minutes of captivating piano trio recordings from one of jazz’s most important and unsung heroes in an exhaustive package built to celebrate Garland’s artistry. These recordings mark the only time this group ever-performed or recorded together. Tape recordings taken from the sound board the week of December 6th, 1977.

A 2CD set in a deluxe digi-pack with a 44-page booklet containing new writings, interviews and essays from Nat Hentoff, Ira Gitler, Don Schlitten, Doug Ramsey, (pianist) Benny Green, drum legend and historian, Kenny Washington, and producers, Zev Feldman & Todd Barkan. All recordings available for the very first time. Contains many previously unpublished photos of the musicians taken at the concerts (by Keystone staff photographer, Tom Copi).

Also available as a 3LP deluxe edition. Package designed by Burton Yount (Jimmy Giuffre New York Concerts, Bill Evans Live at Top of The Gate, Wes Montgomery Echoes of Indiana Avenue).

2CD TRACKLIST:

DISC 1:

01. LOVE FOR SALE (11:45)
02. I WISH I KNEW (6:45)
03. IT’S IMPOSSIBLE (5:04)
04. BILLY BOY (9:30)
05. DEAR OLD STOCKHOLM (6:22)
06. IF I’M LUCKY (5:40)
07. BLUES IN BEBOP (6:33)
08. GREEN DOLPHIN STREET (6:58)

DISC 2:

09. STRAIGHT NO CHASER (6:51)
10. ON A CLEAR DAY (9:15)
11. THE CHRIST SONG (7:20)
12. THE BEST THINGS IN LIFE ARE FREE (8:55)
13. NEVER LET ME GO (5:59)
14. AUTUMN LEAVES (8:58)
15. BAG’S GROOVE (7:26)
16. IT’S ALL RIGHT WITH ME / THE THEME (15:33)

3LP TRACKLIST:

SIDE A
1. Love for Sale 11:45
(COLE PORTER)
2. I Wish I Knew 6:45
(MUSIC, HARRY WARREN;
LYRICS, MACK GORDON)
3. It’s Impossible 5:04
(CANACHE ARMANDO MANZANERO)

SIDE B
1. Billy Boy 9:30
(TRADITIONAL)
2. Dear Old Stockholm 6:22
(TRADITIONAL, ARR. BY STAN GETZ)
3. If I’m Lucky 5:40

SIDE C
1. Blues in Bebop 6:33
(KENNY DORHAM)
2. On Green Dolphin Street 6:58
(B. KAPER–N. WASHINGTON)
3. Straight No Chaser 6:51
(THELONIOUS MONK)E–J. MYR

SIDE D
1. On a Clear Day 9:15
(A. J. LERNER–B. LANE)
2. The Christmas Song 7:20
(M. TORMÉ–R. WELLS)
3. The Best Things in Life Are Free 8:55
(DESYLVA–BROWN–HENDERSON)

SIDE E
1. Never Let Me Go 5:59
(J. LIVINGSTON–R. EVANS)
2. Autumn Leaves 8:58
(PRÉVERT–MERCER–KOSMA)
3. Bags’ Groove 7:26
(MILT JACKSON)
SIDE F
1. It’s All Right with Me
(COLE PORTER)
The Theme 15:33
(KENNY DORHAM)

 

RED GARLAND, piano
LEROY VINNEGAR, bass
PHILLY JOE JONES, drums

Recorded December of 1977 at San Francisco’s legendary Keystone Korner