“FIRST-HAND EXPERIENCE OF THIS PERFORMANCE: John Coltrane Group, ‘Newport Jazz Festival’, Newport RI July 2, 1966. Jack responds to a note that Fujioka had indicated that producer George Wein wanted to stop the band between [More]
‘Round About Midnight is an album by American jazz trumpeter Miles Davis that was released by Columbia in March 1957. “Given that ‘Round About Midnight was Miles Davis’ debut Columbia recording, it was both a [More]
In 1964, Coltrane was approached by the French Canadian director Gilles Groulx to record a soundtrack for his film Le chat dans le sac. In June of that year, between the recording sessions for Crescent [More]
Olé Coltrane is the ninth album by American saxophonist John Coltrane, released in 1961 on Atlantic Records. The album was recorded at A&R Studios in New York, and was the last of Coltrane’s Atlantic albums [More]
“I Love You” (Cole Porter) from the album “Lush Life“. ” … Coltrane doesn’t have to supplement the frequent redundancy inherent in pianists, so he has plenty of room to express himself through simple and [More]
Stardust is an album by jazz musician John Coltrane that was released in 1963 by Prestige Records. “In 1958, John Coltrane had yet to take the modal post-bop plunge. He was still a hard bopper, [More]
1958 Miles is a compilation album by American jazz trumpeter Miles Davis, released in 1974 on CBS/Sony. Recording sessions for the album took place on May 26, 1958, at Columbia’s 30th Street Studio and September [More]
All Mornin’ Long is a jazz album by pianist Red Garland and his quintet. It was originally issued in 1958 on the Prestige label. It features only three pieces, which belong to the hard bop [More]
Coltrane’s breakout year, when his mature sound first grabbed ears and his own recordings began to sell consistently, was 1958. This release chronicles the exciting story session by session, featuring all 37 tracks Coltrane recorded [More]
Afro Blue Impressions is an album by American jazz saxophonist John Coltrane recorded live in 1963 and released on the Pablo label in 1977 as a double LP. “Afro Blue Impressions is the sound of [More]