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Captured 40 years ago at San Fracisco's Keystone Korner, pianist Red Garland performs a set of classic standards with his trio.

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Red Garland was perhaps most known for his work with the Miles Davis Quintet and with John Coltrane during the 1950s, but he was also a wonderful band leader in his own right. On this live set, we'll hear him alongside another former Miles Davis alumni - Philly Joe Jones (drums) - as well as bassist Leroy Vinnegar from a set way back in 1977 in California.

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HIDDEN ERROR: Usage of "Also known as" is not recognized William "Red" Garland (May 13, 1923 - April 23, 1984) 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. Early life: William "Red" Garland was born in Dallas, Texas, in 1923. His mother played several instruments....

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