Jimmy Garrison
Born: 1934

Bassist Jimmy Garrison was the anchor in the classic
John Coltrane Quartet, from 1961-’66, which recorded all
of its well-known albums on Impulse. Garrison’s big,
blunt sound, steady time and inventive counter lines were
an elemental ingredient in the sound of that famous
group. He actually fitted into the group with great insight,
supplying a traditional role on the more straight ahead
material and exploratory counter melodies and
responses as the music grew more progressive.

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