Monday, 25 June 2012

Jazz Journal - Erroll Garner, January 1962

Welcome to the 5th in my series of 10 postings dedicated to Jazz Journal magazines from the early 1960's. Today's cover star is Erroll Garner (born:1923, died: 1977). Garner was an American Jazz pianist, probably most well knw for his ballard Misty. The inability to read music almost cost Garner his place in the Music Union, but eventually he was granted a special dispensation. During his career he released 10's of records, and played with Charlie Parker on the famous Cool Blues sessions.

Jazz Journal, January 1962, Erroll Garner

Jazz Journal, January 1962, back advert - Vogue Jazz advertisement

The advertisement below is taken from the same edition of Jazz Journal and celebrates Philips and Fontana having 6 records in Jazz Journal's Record of the Year, including it would seem 4 of the top 5.

Jazz Journal, January 1962, Philips and Fontana advertisement

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Check out my previous posts for other Jazz Journals in the series ...
  1. Memphis Slim, March 1961
  2. Dave Brubeck, February 1961
  3. Cab Calloway, May 1961
  4. Peggy Lee, September 1961
More vintage magazines of all sorts can be found on my web site

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