Check out Chasin’ The Trane (Live At The Village Vanguard, New York/) by John Coltrane on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD’s and MP3s. When John Coltrane died 50 years ago this July, the New York Times wrote that he “was considered one of the most gifted modern jazz. The late tenor saxophonist John Coltrane is one of the enduring figures in jazz. His groundbreaking work continues to resonate, enrapture and inspire musicians .

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The Savoy Sessions Dial Africa: John Coltrane The Last Giant: Impulse IMPD liner notes yhe, p. Yep, i’m more of a Miles Cahsin fan. Sharon White rated it it was amazing Jun 15, There was a mystical quality, a profound melancholy emanating from this quiet, self-contained man that moved listeners–some of whom knew little about music but heard something beyond music’s boundaries in the sounds his saxophone created.

Oct 22, Guy rated it liked it.

From humble origins he rose to I read this a few years ago so I’m probably not in a good position to review it at this point in time. Coltrane may of had a fairly deep understanding of Jazz melodies and tone, but religion??? This book, helped introduce me to the personality of the man who’s music I loved for ever!.

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Can you chain sitting at the Half Note Club and taking in a Coltrane set? David Burdige rated it really liked it Jun 29, Open Preview See a Problem? Thiele secured Coltrane’s trust right away by not insisting he record his most popular song, ” My Favorite Things “, during these shows. Ian Williams rated it really liked it Aug 19, I read this and watched the Netflicks documentary on Coltrane. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Pursuant to the article by Coltrane and Dolphy, for the following April 26 issue Down Beat presented two reviews of Live!

MattW rated it it was amazing Jan 08, I read this a few years ago so I’m probably not in a good position to review it at this point in time.

I’m paraphrasing of course – but that’s the general idea. Thanks for telling us about the problem. In contrast to his previous album for Impulse! He should have read slower. There’s a quote in the book that has Coltrane question his Mistress hook-up as to whether she was a Christian cuz, he ain’t having illicit sex outside of marriage and away from his wife and daughter with anyone thr good Christian women.

These were Reggie Workman’s final recordings with the group, as by December Garrison was announced as his replacement, stabilizing a line-up that would remain constant for the next four years. Always elusive, constantly moving, incessantly changing, John Coltrane stood astride the jazz world of the late ’50s and ’60s.

Ryan rated it really liked it Sep 26, He overcame this through what he personally described as a “spiritual awakening” and his chassin catalogue of music often expressed the story of this awakening – never more fully and th portrayed than in his magnus opus “A Love Supreme”. Wayne rated it liked it Jan 27, On September 23,Impulse! Aug 04, Solor rated it it was amazing.

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Bobt rated it it was ok Aug 12, The story of Coltrane’s life is almost as extraordinary as his music, but then again his music was very much the story of his life. I also listened to 5 of his C. Coltrane “Live” at the Village Vanguard I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Coltrane “Live” at the Village Vanguard is the tenth album by jazz musician John Coltrane and his first live album, released in on Impulse Recordscatalogue A It was the idea of new producer Bob Thiele to record Coltrane live over four nights in early November, Thiele meeting the saxophonist for the first time face-to-face at the club.


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I don’t consider myself much of a Coltrane fan but I got this book for free and decided to read it. It does not bury you in musical scores as the Lewis Porter biography does. He was dumb as dirt. The Complete Village Vanguard Recordings.

May 02, Heshima rated it it was amazing. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, The Story of A Sound. John’s journey through the glory days of Jazz is essential reading.

The congregation later became affiliated with the African Orthodox Church; this involved changing Coltrane’s status from a god to a saint. He was a giant of the saxophone and a major composer.

Return to Book Page. What made this such a tremendous read is of course the enthralling and inspiring story of Coltrane’s life.