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Red Garland

Red Garland (Piano)

Born: 13th May 1923, Dallas, Texas, U.S.

Died: 23rd April 1984, Dallas, Texas, U.S.

Nationality: American

William McKinley "Red" Garland, Jr. was an American modern jazz pianist. Known for his work as a bandleader and during the 1950s with Miles Davis, Garland helped popularize the block chord style of piano playing.

Further Reading: Red Garland

 Classic Recordings, Red Garland - Groovy

Red Garland was amongst many fine bebop pianists to be overshadowed by titans like Bud Powell and Thelonious Monk, so it's time he got a bit of attention, as we revisit his 1957 classic Groovy.

All Genres: Red Garland


Big Band & Swing

Hard Bop

Modal & Post Bop

Vocal Jazz

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