Red Garland - Solar

Red Garland - Solar

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Label: Honeypie

Reissued 2020, originally released 1962

Honey Pie Records present a reissue of Red Garland's Solar, originally released in 1962. Red Garland, one of the most respected pianists in jazz. Close collaborator of saxophone giants such as Charlie Parker, Lester Young, and Coleman Hawkins, and member of Miles Davis's classic quintet. Solar consists of a solid quartet session held in New York on January 30, 1962, and originally released on Jazzland Records in the same year. Garland's quartet consists of Les Spann on guitar (and flute on two tracks), Sam Jones on bass, and Frank Grant on drums. A total of eight tunes split between originals and some underplayed standards such as "Where Are You?" and "The Very Thought of You".

Track Listing:

  1. Sophisticated Swing 5:26
  2. Solar 4:57
  3. Where Are You? 5:14
  4. Marie's Delight 3:28
  5. This Can't Be Love 4:04
  6. The Very Thought Of You 5:25
  7. Blues For 'News 3:21
  8. I Just Can't See For Looking 5:42