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In April 1958.

In April 1958, “Prestige” label released “All Mornin’ Long”, the sixth Red Garland album. It was recorded in November 1957, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, NJ, and was produced by Bob Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • Red Garland – piano
  • John Coltrane – tenor saxophone
  • Donald Byrd – trumpet
  • George Joyner – bass
  • Art Taylor – drums

Track listing:

  1. All Mornin’ Long – Red Garland
  2. They Can’t Take That Away from Me – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  3. Our Delight – Tadd Dameron

In April 1957.

In April 1957, “Prestige” label released “The Young Bloods”, the fifth Donald Byrd album. It was recorded in November 1956, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, NJ, and was produced by Bob Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • Donald Byrd – trumpet
  • Phil Woods – alto saxophone
  • Al Haig – piano
  • Teddy Kotick – bass
  • Charlie Persip – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Phil Woods except where noted.

  1. Dewey Square – Charlie Parker
  2. Dupeltook
  3. Once More
  4. House of Chan
  5. In Walked George
  6. Lover Man – Jimmy Davis, Ram Ramirez, James Sherman

In January 1968.

In January 1968, “Prestige” label released “My People (Soul People)”, the eighth Freddie Roach album. It was recorded in June 1967, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Jerry Field.

Personnel:

  • Freddie Roach – vocals, organ, piano
  • James Anderson – soprano sax
  • Roland Alexander, Conrad Lester – tenor sax
  • Harry White – flugelhorn
  • Kiane Zawadi – euphonium, trombone
  • Eddie Wright – guitar
  • Eddie Gladden – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Freddie Roach, except where noted

  1. Prince Street
  2. Straight Ahead – Mal Waldron
  3. Mas que Nada – Jorge Ben
  4. Drunk
  5. My People (Soul People)
  6. I’m on My Way
  7. Respectfully Yours
  8. Freddie

In december 1957.

In January 1957, “Prestige” label released “A Garland of Red”, the debut Red Garland album. It was recorded in August 1956, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, New Jersey, and was produced by Bob Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • Red Garland – piano
  • Paul Chambers – bass
  • Art Taylor – drums
  • Rudy Van Gelder – recording engineer
  • Bob Weinstock – supervision
  • Ira Gitler – liner notes
  • Hannan, Edwards – design, photography

Track listing:

  1. A Foggy Day – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  2. My Romance – Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers
  3. What Is This Thing Called Love? – Cole Porter
  4. Makin’ Whoopee – Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn
  5. September in the Rain – Al Dubin, Harry Warren
  6. Little Girl Blue – Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers
  7. Constellation – Charlie Parker
  8. Blue Red – Red Garland

In December 1957.

In January 1957, “Prestige” label released “2 Trumpets”, an album by Art Farmer and Donald Byrd. It was recorded in August 1956, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, New Jersey, and was produced by Bob Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • Art Farmer – trumpet 
  • Donald Byrd – trumpet
  • Jackie McLean – alto saxophone 
  • Barry Harris – piano
  • Doug Watkins – bass
  • Art Taylor – drums

Track listing:

  1. The Third – Donald Byrd
  2. Contour – Kenny Drew
  3. When Your Lover Has Gone – Einar Aaron Swan
  4. Dig – Miles Davis
  5. Round Midnight – Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams, Bernie Hanighen

In December 1970.

In December 1970, “Prestige” label released “It’s a Blue World”, the tenth Red Garland album. It was recorded in February 1958, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, and was produced by Bob Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • Red Garland – piano
  • Paul Chambers – double bass
  • Art Taylor – drums

Personnel:

  1. This Can’t Be Love – Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart
  2. Since I Fell for You – Buddy Johnson
  3. Crazy Rhythm – Irving Caesar, Joseph Meyer, Roger Wolfe Kahn
  4. Teach Me Tonight – Gene de Paul, Sammy Cahn
  5. It’s a Blue World – Robert Wright, George Forrest

In December 1964.

In December 1964, “Prestige” label released “Holiday Soul” the eleventh Bobby Timmons album. It was recorded in November 1964, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Ozzie Cadena.

Personnel:

  • Bobby Timmons – piano
  • Butch Warren – double bass
  • Walter Perkins – drums

Track listing:

  1. Deck the Halls – traditional
  2. White Christmas – Irving Berlin
  3. The Christmas Song – Mel Tormé, Robert Wells
  4. Auld Lang Syne – Robert Burns, traditional
  5. Santa Claus Is Coming to Town – J. Fred Coots, Haven Gillespie
  6. Winter Wonderland – Felix Bernard, Richard B. Smith
  7. We Three Kings – John Henry Hopkins, Jr.
  8. You’re All I Want for Christmas – Seger Ellis, Glen Moore

In December 1961.

In December 1961, “Prestige” label released “Twisting the Jug”, the 15th Gene Ammons album. It was recorded in November 1961, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.

Personnel:

  • Gene Ammons – tenor saxophone
  • Joe Newman – trumpet
  • Jack McDuff – organ
  • Wendell Marshall – bass
  • Walter Perkins – drums
  • Ray Barretto – congas

Track listing:

All tracks by Gene Ammons except where noted

  1. Twistin’ the Jug
  2. Born to Be Blue – Mel Tormé, Robert Wells
  3. Satin Doll – Duke Ellington, Johnny Mercer, Billy Strayhorn
  4. Moten Swing – Bennie Moten, Buster Moten
  5. Stormy Monday – Bob Crowder, Billy Eckstine, Earl Hines
  6. Down the Line

In December 1960.

In December 1960, “Prestige” label released “Sizzlin’”, the seventh Arnett Cobb album. It was recorded in November 1960, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Esmond Edwards.

Track listing:

  • Arnett Cobb – tenor saxophone
  • Red Garland – piano
  • George Tucker – bass
  • J. C. Heard – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Arnett Cobb except where noted.

  1. Sweet Georgia Brown – Ben Bernie, Kenneth Casey, Maceo Pinkard
  2. Black Velvet – Illinois Jacquet
  3. Blue Sermon
  4. Georgia on My Mind – Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell
  5. Sizzlin’
  6. The Way You Look Tonight – Dorothy Fields, Jerome Kern

In December 1957.

In December 1957, “Prestige” label released “Groovy”, the fourth Red Garland album. It was recorded in December 1956, May – August 1957, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, New Jersey, and was produced by Bob Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • Red Garland – piano
  • Paul Chambers – bass
  • Art Taylor – drums

Track listing:

  1. C-Jam Blues – Barney Bigard, Duke Ellington
  2. Gone Again – Curtis Lewis, Curley Hamner, Gladys Hampton
  3. Will You Still Be Mine? – Matt Dennis, Tom Adair
  4. Willow Weep for Me – Ann Ronell
  5. What Can I Say, Dear – Walter Donaldson, Abe Lyman
  6. Hey Now – Red Garland