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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Happy Practicing!

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