Jimmy Garrison

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While his name is mostly associated with John Coltrane's quartet, Jimmy Garrison also left us other important contributions.
His appearances on Coleman formations, just next to like-minded drummer Elvin Jones are fine moments in Ornette's discography.
He also worked with Kenny Dorham, Lennie Tristano, Jackie McLean, and later with Shepp and Sanders.
A gifted bassist, who unfortunately died too young.

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Jimmy Garrison (March 3, 1934 – April 7, 1976) was an American jazz double bassist born in Miami, Florida. He is best remembered for his long association with John Coltrane from 1961–1967.

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