The Red Garland Trio + Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis

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The Red Garland Trio + Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis
Studio album by Red Garland
Released 1960
Recorded December 11, 1959
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 39:52
Label Moodsville
MVLP 1
Red Garland chronology
Red Garland Live!
(1959)
The Red Garland Trio + Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis
(1959)
Red Alone
(1960)
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis chronology
Hear My Blues
(1959)
The Red Garland Trio + Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis
(1959)
Bacalao
(1959)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

The Red Garland Trio + Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis (also referred to as Moodsville Volume 1) is an album by pianist Red Garland featuring saxophonist Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis recorded in 1959 and released on the Moodsville label in 1960.[2]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic site awarded the album 3 stars stating "In the late 1950s, Prestige started a new subsidiary (Moodsville) that was designed to provide mood music for courting couples... Due to the overly relaxed nature of much of this music and the lack of variety, this is not one of the more essential Red Garland sets, but it is still generally enjoyable.[1]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Red Garland except as indicated

  1. "We'll Be Together Again" (Carl T. Fischer, Frankie Lane) - 5:40
  2. "Stella by Starlight" (Ned Washington, Victor Young) - 4:27
  3. "I Heard You Cried Last Night" (Ted Grouya) - 4:51
  4. "Softly Baby" - 5:59
  5. "When Your Lover Has Gone" (Einar Aaron Swan) - 5:57
  6. "Wonder Why" (Nicholas Brodzsky, Sammy Cahn) - 4:27
  7. "The Blue Room" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 5:47
  8. "The Red Blues" - 3:05

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

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