Red Garland : Nearness Of You (LP, Vinyl record album) -- Dusty Groove is Chicago's Online Record Store
Skip navigation
Scripting is disabled or not working. dustygroove.com requires JavaScript to function correctly.
Style sheets are disabled or not working. dustygroove.com requires style sheets to function correctly.
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Enlarge       Note

Nearness Of You

LP (Item 23428) Jazzland, 1961 — Condition: Near Mint-
Also available
Red Garland — Nearness Of You ... CD 14.99
A lesser-known post-Prestige album by Red Garland – played in a mellow mode that features plenty of smokey tunes and late nite numbers! The style's certainly more gentle, and almost more tentative, than Red on Prestige – and many numbers have him slowly stepping along the keys of the piano in a way that sometimes comes off as weary – but that great weariness that comes from having a heavy soul, an emotive depth that brings a deeply personal approach to some older standards, in a way that's quite different than before. The trio features Larry Ridley on bass and Frank Gant on drums – and titles include "Why Was I Born", "Where Or When", "Long Ago & Far Away", "Lush Life", "All Alone", and "Don't Worry About Me".  © 1996-2024, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Early 90s Japanese stereo pressing – VIJJ-30052 – with obi and insert.)

Near Mint - (minus)

  • Black vinyl that may show a slight amount of dust or dirt.
  • Should still be very shiny under a light, even with slight amount of dust on surface.
  • One or two small marks that would make an otherwise near perfect record slightly less so. These marks cannot be too deep, and should only be surface marks that won't affect play, but might detract from the looks.
  • May have some flaws and discoloration in the vinyl, but only those that would be intrinsic to the pressing. These should disappear when the record is tilted under the light, and will only show up when looking straight at the record. (Buddah and ABC pressings from the 70's are a good example of this.)
  • May have some slight marks from aging of the paper sleeve on the vinyl.
  • Possible minor surface noise when played.

Additional Marks & Notes

If something is noteworthy, we try to note it in the comments — especially if it is an oddity that is the only wrong thing about the record. This might include, but isn't limited to, warped records, tracks that skip, cover damage or wear as noted above, or strictly cosmetic flaws.



You might be interested


Red Garland

Groovy
Prestige, 1956. Near Mint-
Long tracks and plenty of room to move around – a perfect setting for the classic sound of the Red Garland Trio on Prestige! Despite the title, the album's not so much groovy as it is lyrically beautiful and filled with sensitivity – a key bridge between piano players of the mainstream ... LP, Vinyl record album

Red Garland

Saying Something
Prestige, Late 50s. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold
Excellent hard bop sides from Red Garland, originally recorded for the Prestige label and issued on the albums High Pressure, Dig It and Soul Burnin'. Featuring either Donald Byrd and John Coltrane or Richard Williams and Oliver Nelson up front and George Joyner and Arthur Taylor or Peck Morrison ... LP, Vinyl record album
Jazzland, 1957/Early 60s. Very Good+
A record that documents a meeting of two giants of modern jazz in the 50s – the angular genius Thelonious Monk, and the younger John Coltrane – a tenor player who was probably better-known for his work with Miles Davis during this period! The recordings are more Monk's than Coltrane's ... LP, Vinyl record album
Jazzland, 1961. Very Good+
A firey little trio session from Junior Mance – one that features tracks taken at a pace that's even more uptempo than usual, and which really pushes his skills on the keys! The speed of the set is by no means a detriment to Mance's soulful playing – and if anything, the record stands ... LP, Vinyl record album
Jazzland, Late 40s/1962. Near Mint-
One of the few albums to feature the work of the legendary Tadd Dameron from his formative early years in bop – a time when Dameron's modernist modes were really helping to shape the sound of the scene! The groups are all pretty darn smoking, and the record features some classic work by Fats ... LP, Vinyl record album

George Shearing & The Montgomery Brothers

George Shearing & The Montgomery Brothers
Jazzland, 1961. Near Mint-
Some of jazz's most sensitive artists get together in a lyrical set of light-handed ditties. Shearing's piano is a surprisingly nice complement to the vibes/bass/guitar sound of The Montgomery Brothers – and the group is augmented by some nice Latin percussion. Tracks are short, and titles ... LP, Vinyl record album
Columbia, 1964. Near Mint-
An overlooked gem in the Dave Brubeck Columbia catalog – and a very hip set of "Eastern" tinged tracks! The album's theme is obvious from the title – as Dave pens a set of tracks reflecting his experiences on recent visits to Japan – but the sound and the style moves ... LP, Vinyl record album

Al Cohn, Phil Woods, Kenny Dorham, and others

Birdland Stars On Tour Vol 2
RCA, 1956. Near Mint-
A really great little live jazz date from the mid 50s – one that features a unique pairing of east and west coast players, working together as part of a Birdland Stars package tour! The group's an exceptionally balanced one – with players who are all strong enough to work together ... LP, Vinyl record album
Who's Who, 1981. Near Mint-
With Bobby Watson on alto, Wynton Marsalis on trumpet, and Billy Pierce on tenor – on "Soulful Mister Timmons", "Moanin", "Free For All", and "My Funny Valentine". LP, Vinyl record album

Jazz At The Philharmonic All-Stars

JATP All-Stars At The Opera House (2nd pressing)
Verve, 1957. Near Mint-
Great long jam session work, very heavy on tenor sax – with appearances by Stan Getz, Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins, Illinois Jacquet, and Flip Phillips – plus Sonny Stitt on alto! Tracks are nice and long – and titles include "Stuffy", "Merry Go Round", and ... LP, Vinyl record album

Erroll Garner

Penthouse Serenade (BYG)
BYG (France), Mid/Late 40s. Near Mint-
Includes recordings with John Levy and George De Hart from 1945 and John Simmons and Alvin Stoller from 1949. LP, Vinyl record album
Columbia (France), Early 30s. Near Mint-
(Orange label pressing in a flip-back cover, with a cutout notch, light wear, and lightly bent corners.) LP, Vinyl record album
 



⇑ Top