Linton Garner

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Pianist and arranger Linton Garner, the brother of the great pianist Errol Garner, toured and recorded with Fletcher Henderson in the early '40s. Following army service, he wrote arrangements, played…
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Pianist and arranger Linton Garner, the brother of the great pianist Errol Garner, toured and recorded with Fletcher Henderson in the early '40s. Following army service, he wrote arrangements, played in and recorded with Billy Eckstine's orchestra in 1946 and 1947, Earl Coleman and Fats Navarro in 1948, Babs Gonzales in 1949 and Una Mae Carlisle in 1950. He led his own trio at the end of the '50s, and during the mid-'70s was resident pianist at a Vancouver, Canada hotel.