Red Top - Erroll Garner - Concert By The Sea
Label: Columbia - CK 40589 • Series: Columbia Jazz Masterpieces • Format: CD Album, Reissue, Remastered • Country: US • Genre: Jazz • Style: Bop
Concert by the Sea is a live album by pianist Erroll Garner that was released by Columbia in The album was recorded on September 19, in the gothic-revivalist styled assembly hall of Sunset School now Sunset Center in Carmel-by-the-Sea, Californiaa welcoming space being used as part of local promoter Jimmy Lyons' "Sunset Series", this series in turn laying the groundwork for the beginnings of the Monterey Jazz Festival.
From nearby Fort Ord military base servicemen were bused to join the enthusiastic and receptive audience at this Erroll Garner Trio gig. According to Columbia Records and its owner, Sony Music Entertainmentthe acoustics were poor and the piano somewhat out of tune. The balance of instruments on the recording was also poor; the bass and drums were receded.
There was no plan to record the concert officially. The release came about because Garner's personal manager, Martha Glaserspotted backstage Glide - Pob - Essence (File) a tape recorder was running. The recording was being made by a recording engineer for the Armed Forces Radio Network, "a jazz fan and scholar named Will Thornbury, strictly for the enjoyment of himself and his fellow servicemen".
The original U. Kane went Red Top - Erroll Garner - Concert By The Sea to create many iconic portraits of s musicians, including the cover photograph of The Who's The Kids Are Alright. Music journalist Marc Myers wrote that "[f]rom an aesthetic standpoint, Art Kane's [Concert by the Sea] cover had grace, movement and drama. White or black, the model featured was in ecstasy, telegraphing that the music inside was happy and guaranteed to raise your spirits. A U. The release of the entire concert again paid tribute to Kane's original photograph, showing a model with outstretched arms standing in front of a rocky shoreline.
International releases of the album have used a variety of cover photographs. AllMusic awarded the album a maximum five stars, observing it is "arguably the finest record pianist Erroll Garner ever made". Its three compact discs include the unedited full concert on discs one and two, with 11 tunes that did not appear on the original album, the original release remastered, and a minute post-concert interview on disc three.
The New York Times wrote: "the set will double the available music from the concert, shedding new light on Garner in what is often Where Were From - JVF Clique - Alternative Income his finest hour. Additionally, Martha Glaser's longtime agent and manager donated a large trove of Garner material from Glaser's estate to the University of Pittsburgh Library System both Garner and Glaser were from Pittsburgh with the promise of more new Garner music to come.
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