Gene Harris Sets The Stage With This Bluesy Solo Break (LOTW #216)

Gene Harris is one of the kings of jazz and blues. In this infamous blues solo from a live version of “Blues for Basie,” he takes it to the next level. This whole solo is not worth missing, and you can find it in the members area of JPS in our specialty course, “How to […]

Red Garland Tears It Up on “Oleo” (LOTW #215)

In the mid 1950’s, Miles Davis had a quintet which later became known as the “First Great Quintet.”  In the rhythm section, Red Garland was always ready to tear it up.  This track from the album “Relaxin’ with the Miles Davis Quintet” is no exception.  Listen as he tears these rhythm changes apart on “Oleo!” […]

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