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John Coltrane

Saxophone titan and spiritual force, John Coltrane remains a central icon in the history of jazz. Geoffrey Smith surveys his prophetic works from Giant Steps to A Love Supreme.

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  • John Coltrane

    You Say You Care

    Performer: John Coltrane, ts; Red Garland, p; Arthur Taylor, d; Paul Chambers, b. 1958.

    Composer: Joe Stein, Leo Robin

    • Soultrane.
    • Prestige.
    • CDRIVM003. Tr. 3 (6.13).
  • John Coltrane

    Giant Steps

    Performer: John Coltrane, ts; Tommy Flanagan, p; Paul Chambers, b; Art Taylor, d. 5 May 1958.

    Composer: Coltrane

    • Giant Steps.
    • Atlantic.
    • 81227 3610. Tr. 1 (4'43).
  • John Coltrane

    My Favorite Things

    Performer: John Coltrane, ss; McCoy Tyner, p; Steve Davis, b; Elvin Jones, d. 21 October 1960.

    Composer: Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein

    • My Favorite Things.
    • Rhino.
    • R2 75204. Tr. 1 (13'40).
  • Duke Ellington & John Coltrane

    In A Sentimental Mood

    Composer: Duke Ellington

    • Duke Ellington Meets Coleman Hawkins And John Coltrane.
    • Impulse.
    • 06007 5334729. Tr. 9 (4'12).
  • John Coltrane

    Impressions

    Performer: John Coltrane, ts; McCoy Tyner, p; Jimmy Garrison, b; Elvin Jones, d. 20 June 1962.

    Composer: Coltrane

    • The House That TRANE Built: The Story of Impulse Records.
    • Impulse.
    • B0006680-02. D1, Tr. 9 (4'30).
  • John Coltrane

    Bessie's Blues

    Performer: John Coltrane, ts; McCoy Tyner, p; Jimmy Garrison, b; Elvin Jones, d. 1 June 1964.

    Composer: Coltrane

    • Crescent.
    • Impulse.
    • IMP12002. Tr. 9 (3'31).
  • John Coltrane

    Acknowledgment

    Performer: John Coltrane, ts; McCoy Tyner, p; Jimmy Garrison, b; Elvin Jones, d. 9 December 1964.

    Composer: Coltrane

    • The House That TRANE Built: The Story of Impulse Records.
    • Impulse.
    • B0006680-02. D2, Tr. 7 (7'42).
  • John Coltrane

    Dear Lord

    Performer: John Coltrane, ts; McCoy Tyner, p; Jimmy Garrison, b; Roy Haynes, d. 26 May 1965.

    Composer: Coltrane

    • Transition.
    • Impulse.
    • MVCZ86. Tr. 2 (5'33).
  • John Coltrane, Red Garland, Paul Chambers & Art Taylor

    You Say You Care

    • Soultrane.
    • Prestige.
    • 3.
  • John Coltrane

    Giant Steps

    Performer: World Saxophone Quartet.
    • GIANT STEPS.
    • ATLANTIC MASTERS.
    • 1.
  • John Coltrane

    My Favorite Things

    Performer: John Coltrane. Performer: John Coltrane. Performer: McCoy Tyner. Performer: Steve Davis. Performer: Elvin Jones.
    • My Favorite Things.
    • Rhino.
    • 1.
  • Duke Ellington and John Coltrane

    In A Sentimental Mood

    Performer: Duke Ellington and John Coltrane. Performer: Duke Ellington. Performer: John Coltrane.
    • Duke Ellington and John Coltrane.
    • Impulse.
    • 1.
  • John Coltrane

    Impressions

    Performer: John Coltrane. Performer: John Coltrane Quartet.
    • THE HOUSE THAT TRANE BUILT- THE STORY OF IMPULSE RECORDS.
    • IMPULSE.
    • 9.
  • John Coltrane

    Bessie's Blues

    Performer: John Coltrane. Performer: John Coltrane Quartet.
    • Crescent.
    • Impulse.
    • 9.
  • John Coltrane

    A Love Supreme: Acknowledgment

    Performer: John Coltrane. Performer: John Coltrane Quartet.
    • THE HOUSE THAT TRANE BUILT- THE STORY OF IMPULSE RECORDS.
    • IMPULSE.
    • 7.
  • John Coltrane

    Dear Lord

    Performer: John Coltrane. Performer: John Coltrane Quartet.
    • Transition.
    • Impulse.
    • 2.

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