Odds And Ends

Red Garland, DR shot

Rifftides readers have developed the recent Bing And Trane post into a colloquy on Red Garland (pictured). Garland was the pianist on “Love Thy Neighbor,” the Coltrane recording featured in the piece, and in the Miles Davis Quintet of the second half of the 1950s. His 1970s Texas comeback brings considerable attention in comments that follow the Crosby-Coltrane post.   Friday’s Stan Kenton correspondence attracted news that composer Terry Vosbein has prepared an archive of most of NBC … [Read more...]