When There Are Grey Skies

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When There Are Grey Skies
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Studio album by Red Garland
Released March 1963[1]
Recorded October 9, 1962
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 39:31
Label Prestige
PRLP 7258
Producer Ozzie Cadena
Red Garland chronology
Red's Good Groove
(1962)
When There Are Grey Skies'
(1962)
The Quota
(1971)

When There Are Grey Skies is an album by the jazz pianist Red Garland, recorded in 1962 and released the following year on Prestige Records.[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Down Beat 4.5/5 stars[3]
Allmusic 4/5 stars[4]

Jazz critic Harvey Pekar, writing for Down Beat magazine, had this to say about Garland: "Garland is one of the most important figures in recent jazz piano history. His method of block-chording has influenced many other pianists. Also important is the way he establishes a groove with his left hand..."[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Sonny Boy" (Brown, DeSylva, Henderson, Jolson) - 5:16
  2. "My Honey's Lovin' Arms" (Meyer, Ruby) - 3:40
  3. "St. James Infirmary" (Primrose) - 6:41
  4. "I Ain't Got Nobody" (Graham, Peyton, Williams) - 3:55
  5. "Baby Won't You Please Come Home" (Warfield, Williams) - 4:08
  6. "Nobody Knows the Trouble I See" (Traditional) - 12:00
  7. "My Blue Heaven" (Donaldson, Whiting) - 3:51 Bonus track on CD reissue

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Billboard Mar 30, 1963
  2. ^ At JazzDisco
  3. ^ a b Down Beat: June 6, 1963 Vol. 30, No. 13
  4. ^ Allmusic Review