Red Garland - Soul Junction
2014 vinyl LP reissue of the 1960 album. with a veritable All-Star lineup in tow, pianist Red Garland turns in a relaxed session that highlights his deft, tasteful touch. Recorded on November 15, 1957 at the legendary Van Gelder Studio in Hackensack, NJ, Soul Junction features tenor saxophonist John Coltrane in fine form joined by trumpeter Donald Byrd, bassist George Joyner and drummer Art Taylor. Highlights include Garland's 15-minute blues workout on the title cut and Coltrane's masterful "sheets of sound" soloing on the bouncy, breezy "Woody'n You." This classic jazz recording is a must have for any serious jazz vinyl collector. This vinyl reissue is one in a series of special 2014 releases commemorating the 65th anniversary of Prestige Records and the 90th birthday of legendary recording engineer Rudy Van Gelder.
1. Soul Junction
2. Woodyn You
3. Birks Works
4. I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)
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