Soul Junction

The Red Garland Quintet

Soul Junction LP OJC 481
  • CAT # OJC-481

    DISC ONE  
    1. Soul Junction 15:31
    2. Woody'n You 6:53
    DISC ONE  
    1. Birks' Works 7:36
    2. I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good) 6:16
    3. Hallelujah 6:29

With a veritable All-Star lineup in tow, pianist Red Garland turns in a relaxed session that highlights his deft, tasteful touch. Recorded on November 15, 1957 at the legendary Van Gelder Studio in Hackensack, NJ, Soul Junction features tenor saxophonist John Coltrane in fine form joined by trumpeter Donald Byrd, bassist George Joyner and drummer Art Taylor. Highlights include Garland's 15-minute blues workout on the title cut and Coltrane's masterful "sheets of sound" soloing on the bouncy, breezy "Woody'n You." This classic jazz recording has now been newly reissued on VINYL, and is a MUST-HAVE for all jazz and vinyl collections.

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