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Jimmy Garrison with John Coltrane: Impressions

Here is a classic example of modal jazz with the John Coltrane Quartet, featuring Jimmy Garrison on bass, McCoy Tyner on piano, and Elvin Jones on drums. Garrison takes an extended and intimate solo in the middle to add character to the song.

Garrison had a long standing relationship with Coltrane, and played with him from 1961-1967.

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JoJo

That’s the man! Great video with nice solo work in the seven and eight minute sections.

Jimmy Garrison–check him out on the 1968 classic Elvin Jones Trio album, Puttin’ It Together with Elvin Jones, Jimmy Garrison, and Joe Farrell.

Dead at 43 Mr. Garrison blazed a trail through the 60s as one of the innovative bass masters.Great tone, wonderful support player and original soloist.