Dig It!

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Dig It!
Studio album by The Red Garland Quintet with John Coltrane
Released Mid August 1962[1]
Recorded March 22 and December 13, 1957
February 2, 1958
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack
Genre Jazz
Length 33:40
Label Prestige
PRLP 7229
Producer Bob Weinstock
Professional ratings
Review scores
Down Beat5/5 stars[2]
Allmusic3.5/5 stars link

Dig It! is a jazz album by The Red Garland Quintet, recorded in 1957 and 1958 but not released until 1962 on the Prestige label as PRLP 7229.[3]


Harvey Pekar wrote in the December 6, 1962 issue of Down Beat magazine that "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



  1. ^ Billboard Aug 18, 1962
  2. ^ Down Beat:December 6, 1962 Vol. 29, No.30
  3. ^ At JazzDisco