Dig It!

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Dig It!
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Studio album by
ReleasedMid August 1962[1]
RecordedMarch 22 and December 13, 1957
February 2, 1958
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey
GenreJazz
Length33:40
LabelPrestige
PRLP 7229
ProducerBob Weinstock
Red Garland chronology
High Pressure
(1961)
Dig It!
(1962)
It's a Blue World
(1970)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
DownBeat5/5 stars[2]
AllMusic3.5/5 stars link
The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings2.5/4 stars[3]

Dig It! is a jazz album by The Red Garland Quintet, recorded in 1957 and 1958 but not released on the Prestige label as PRLP 7229 until 1962.[4]

Reception[edit]

Harvey Pekar wrote in the December 6, 1962 issue of DownBeat magazine: "This Lp is another in the series of excellent informal sessions Garland and Coltrane made for Prestige in the late '50s."

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Billie's Bounce" (Charlie Parker) – 9:24
  2. "Crazy Rhythm" (Irving Caesar, Joseph Meyer, Roger Wolfe Kahn) – 3:26
  3. "CTA" (Jimmy Heath) – 4:42 also already issued on Taylor's Wailers
  4. "Lazy Mae" (Garland) – 16:06

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Billboard Aug 18, 1962
  2. ^ DownBeat December 6, 1962 vol. 29, no. 30
  3. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 526. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0.
  4. ^ At JazzDisco