Happy Birthday, Erroll!
Happy 98th Birthday, Erroll!
Today (June 15th) would have been Erroll Garner’s 98th birthday. Born in 1921, Erroll Garner and his music continue to be celebrated to this day. This year, we are celebrating with a special birthday giveaway and a free, previously unreleased song download!
Our gift to you: Everyone who enters the giveaway will receive a link to download “More”, available in its entirety for the first time ever, exclusively for EGJP newsletter subscribers! “More” was recorded at Erroll Garner’s 1964 midnight performance at the Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam featuring Eddie Calhoun on bass and Kelly Martin on drums. This will be the only place that the track download is available.
The Erroll Garner 98th Birthday Giveaway Prize includes:
“Nightconcert” on vinyl - Includes two heavyweight vinyl records, a 12-page booklet containing essays from Nate Chinen and Robin D.G. Kelly, and a printing of the original concert program in a gold foil printed gatefold vinyl sleeve.
Nightconcert Poster - A limited edition, museum-quality, gold foil pressed 16” x 20” poster featuring an extended version of the Nightconcert album artwork.
Original 1976 Congressional Birthday Declaration - Printed in 1976 by the United States Congress, this birthday declaration was written by Representative Moorhead of Pennsylvania to celebrate Erroll Garner’s 55th birthday. *This is a recently uncovered original printing from 1976. NOT a re-print!*
Enter the giveaway by submitting the form below.