A new version of Last.fm is available, to keep everything running smoothly, please reload the site.

Born: March 3, 1934 | Died: April 7, 1976 Instrument: Bass, acoustic

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… read more

Top Tracks

Top Albums

People Listening Now

API Calls