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Jimmy Garrison

b, 1933-1976 US, Americus, Georgia
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. James Emory Garrison

Jazz bassist, born 3 March 1933 in Miami, Florida, USA; died 7 April 1976 in New York City, New York, USA (aged 43). Floridian born, yet growing up in Philadelphia. Garrison is one of the key the key musicians of his generation, playing with the John Coltrane Quartet, along with McCoy Tyner and others. After Coltrane died in 1967, he played with Alice Coltrane, Archie Shepp, Elvin Jones, and Hampton Hawes. He also taught at Bennington and Wesleyan colleges.

  • Bass
  • Double bass
  • Jazz
  • Blues
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
Lonnie's Lament on Classics by Elvin Jones
Bessie's Blues on Classics by Elvin Jones
Crescent on Now Playing John Coltrane by John Coltrane
The Last Blues on My Favorite Things by John Coltrane
The Drum Thing on Classics by Elvin Jones
Dusk Dawn on Now Playing John Coltrane by John Coltrane
Living Space on Now Playing John Coltrane by John Coltrane
Seraphic Light on The Most Influential Jazz Drummers by Various Artists
Iris on Now Playing John Coltrane by John Coltrane
Stellar Regions on Avant Garde Jazz by Various Artists

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Band Members
Title Artist Year Type
I'll RememberTony Scott, Bill Evans, Jimmy Garrison, Pete La Roca1984Album
Golden MomentsTony Scott with Bill Evans • Jimmy Garrison • Pete La Roca1982Album
Impressions Of New YorkRolf & Joachim Kühn Quartet Featuring Jimmy Garrison And Aldo Romano1968Album
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