The P.C. Blues

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The P.C. Blues
Studio album by Red Garland
Released 1970
Recorded May 11, 1956, March 22 and August 9, 1957
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 42:57
Label Prestige
PRLP 7752
Producer Bob Weinstock
Red Garland chronology
Sugan
(1957)
The P.C. Blues
(1956-57)
Groovy
(1956-57)

The P.C. Blues is an album by pianist Red Garland featuring tracks recorded in 1957 at the sessions that produced Red Garland's Piano and Groovy (with one track from Miles Davis' 1956 album Workin' with The Miles Davis Quintet added) which were first released on the Prestige label until 1970.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

In his review for Allmusic, Scott Yanow called it a "thoughtful but swinging release".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Ahmad's Blues" (Ahmad Jamal) - 7:29
  2. "Lost April" (Eddie DeLange, Emil Newman, Hubert Spencer) - 6:26
  3. "Why Was I Born?" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern) - 5:49
  4. "Tweedle Dee Dee" (Winfield Scott) - 13:18
  5. "The P.C. Blues" (Red Garland) - 9:53
  • Recorded at Van Gelder Studio on May 11, 1956 (track 1), March 22, 1957 (track 3) and August 9, 1957 (tracks 2, 4 & 5)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed September 4, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed September 4, 2012