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Red Garland

Born: 
05/13/1923
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Died: 
04/23/1984
Years Active: 
1940's-1980's
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William "Red" Garland was an American hard bop jazz pianist whose block chord style, in part originated by Milt Buckner, influenced many pianists. He began his musical studies on the clarinet and alto saxophone but in 1940 switched to the piano. Garland spent copious amounts of time practicing and rapidly developed into a proficient player. A short early career as a welterweight boxer did not seem to hurt his playing hands. He fought a young Sugar Ray Robinson before making the switch to a full-time musician.

Concerts

Event Date Venue Citysort descending Region Country
Red Garland Trio 01/10/1961 Topper Cocktail Lounge Indianapolis Indiana USA
Red Garland Trio 01/11/1961 Topper Cocktail Lounge Indianapolis Indiana USA
Red Garland Trio 01/12/1961 Topper Cocktail Lounge Indianapolis Indiana USA
Red Garland Trio 01/13/1961 Topper Cocktail Lounge Indianapolis Indiana USA
Red Garland Trio 01/14/1961 Topper Cocktail Lounge Indianapolis Indiana USA
Red Garland Trio 01/16/1961 Topper Cocktail Lounge Indianapolis Indiana USA
Red Garland Trio 01/17/1961 Topper Cocktail Lounge Indianapolis Indiana USA
Red Garland Trio 01/18/1961 Topper Cocktail Lounge Indianapolis Indiana USA
Red Garland Trio 01/19/1961 Topper Cocktail Lounge Indianapolis Indiana USA
Red Garland Trio 01/20/1961 Topper Cocktail Lounge Indianapolis Indiana USA
Jazz @ Midnight 03/13/1959 Loew's Valencia Theatre Queens New York USA
Dakota Staton / The Jazztet 01/03/1961 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Dakota Staton / The Jazztet 01/04/1961 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Dakota Staton / The Jazztet 01/05/1961 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Dakota Staton / The Jazztet 12/30/1960 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Dakota Staton / The Jazztet 12/31/1960 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Dakota Staton / The Jazztet 01/01/1961 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Dakota Staton / The Jazztet 01/02/1961 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Red Garland Trio 05/06/1978 Keystone Korner San Francisco California USA
Red Garland Trio 05/07/1978 Keystone Korner San Francisco California USA
Red Garland Trio 05/08/1978 Keystone Korner San Francisco California USA
Red Garland Trio 05/03/1978 Keystone Korner San Francisco California USA
Red Garland Trio 05/04/1978 Keystone Korner San Francisco California USA
Red Garland Trio 05/05/1978 Keystone Korner San Francisco California USA
Miles Davis Recording Session 10/26/1956 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA

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