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Red Garland

American modern jazz pianist (1923-1984)

Red Garland

American modern jazz pianist (1923-1984)
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birthday
13th
May, 1923
Death
23rd
April, 1984
Birth Place
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
Birth Sign
taurus
Biography

William McKinley “Red” Garland, Jr. (May 13, 1923 – April 23, 1984) was an American modern jazz pianist. Known for his work as a bandleader and during the 1950s with Miles Davis, Garland helped popularize the block chord style of piano playing.

instruments played
Piano
Associated Acts

Miles Davis

Birth Name

William McKinley Garland, Jr.

Genres

Jazz, straight-ahead jazz, bebop, hard bop

Labels

Prestige

Occupations

Musician

Years Active

1940s 1984

Name

Red Garland

Nationality

United States of America

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