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Coltrane, John 1926-1967

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Most widely held works by John Coltrane
Kind of blue by Miles Davis( Recording )

130 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The DVD incorporates Columbia staff photographer Don Hunstein's black-and-white still photography of the studio sessions, the voice of Miles at the sessions, and excerpts of radio interviews with Evans and Adderley. There are interviews with David Amram, the late Ed Bradley, Ron Carter, Jimmy Cobb, Bill Cosby, Herbie Hancock (who demonstrates "So what" at he the piano), funk-rocker Me'Shell Ndegeocello, hip-hop's Q-Tip, Carlos Santana, John Scofield, Horace Silver, and many others. It also unearths the group's entire 26 minute in-session appearance on "Robert Herridge Theatre: The sound of Miles Davis, " a CBS television program recorded in 1959 and broadcast in 1960. The documentary was produced by Nell Mulderry, directed by Chris Lenz, edited by Paul Rachman, co-produced by Ashley Kahn, and written by Michael Cuscuna
A love supreme by John Coltrane( Recording )

168 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First disc consists of A Love Supreme as released in 1965. Second disc includes the John Coltrane Quartet's only live performance of the suite, recorded at the Antibes Jazz Festival that summer. Also includes the long-rumored sextet version of the opening movement
Blue train by John Coltrane( Recording )

159 editions published between 1001 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Coltrane considered his 1957 album to be best work. This influential album includes improved sound along with alternative takes of Lazy Bird and Blue Train
Giant steps by John Coltrane( Recording )

119 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enth.: Giant steps. Cousin Mary. Coundown. Spiral. Syeeda's song flute. Naima. Mr. P.C
My favorite things by John Coltrane( Recording )

106 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Excerpts from John Coltrane's performances at the Newport Jazz festivals of 1963 and 1965
John Coltrane live in '60, '61 & '65 by John Coltrane( Visual )

55 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with jazz musicians commenting upon the impact which John Coltrane, an innovative jazz saxophonist, had upon American jazz music. Film traces Coltrane's musical growth from his roots in the black church and in rhythm and blues, through his forty years of life. Film culminates in a musical meeting between the saxophonist Roscoe Mitchell and dervish musicians in Morocco
The very best of John Coltrane by John Coltrane( Recording )

31 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation of his material
'Round about midnight by Miles Davis( Recording )

66 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Round midnight / Hanighen, C. Williams, T. Monk -- Ah-leu-cha / C. Parker -- All of you / Cole Porter -- Bye bye blackbird / M. Dixon, R. Henderson -- Tadd's delight / Dameron -- Dear old Stockholm / S. Getz
John Coltrane's Giant steps by Christopher Raschka( Recording )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Coltrane's musical composition is performed by a box, a snowflake, some raindrops, and a kitten
John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman by John Coltrane( Recording )

71 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thelonious Monk Quartet with John Coltrane at Carnegie Hall by Thelonious Monk Quartet( Recording )

25 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A previously unreleased treasure only uncovered in 2005, this 1957 live recording captures one of the greatest jazz combos at its height. The set list consists entirely of Monk classics, such as "Evidence" and "Epistrophy."
Milestones by Miles Davis( Recording )

65 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is immediately noticeable upon listening to this delicately and superbly remastered version of Miles Davis classic first -- and only -- album with his original sextet is how deep the blues presence is on it. Though it is true that the album's title cut is rightfully credited with introducing modalism into jazz, and defining Davis' music for years to come, it is the sole selection of its kind on the record. The rest is all blues in any flavor you wish you call your own. For starters, there's the steaming bebop blues of "Dr. Jackie" -- recorded in 1955 for a Prestige session with Jackie McLean. Davis is still in his role as a trumpet master, showing a muscularity of tone that reveals something more akin to Roy Eldridge or Louis Armstrong than Dizzy or Fats Navarro. The tempo is furious as all the members of the sextet solo except for Jones. The saxophonists trade choruses and come off sounding like mirrored images of one another in the slower, post-bop blues that is "Sid's Ahead." With a slippery melody line that quotes two harmonic lines from early New Orleans-styled blues, Davis drives the band into the rhythm section's garage. It's Cannonball first with his stuttered, angular lines, hiccuping halfway through the interval before continuing on with a squeak here and the slightest squawk there. Next up is Davis, blowing fluid and straightened lines, ribbons through the rhythm section's center as Red Garland lays out and leaves it to Paul Chambers and Philly Joe Jones to provide the earnest, time-keeping 4/4 that Davis sidles to in the tune. When Coltrane solos, all best are off as he plays as pure a blues as he was capable at the time. Nonetheless, there are the long lines of slurred notes, smattered against Garland's harmonies and he slips into quoting "Skip to my Lou" before knotting it back down to the basics and even then not for long. Coltrane was already exploring the edges of mode and harmony; he used an intervallic invention in the choruses to juxtapose his solo against the rhythm section and it worked -- but it must have made Davis raise an eyebrow. Chambers' solo is as tasteful and as breezy and free as only he could be. His contrapuntal soloing rides the rhythm out, Garland striding along quietly until the tune returns
Thelonious Monk with John Coltrane by Thelonious Monk( Recording )

60 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coltrane by John Coltrane( Recording )

105 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ken Burns jazz the story of America's music by Ken Burns( Recording )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from the PBS special Jazz, by filmmaker Ken Burns
Lush life by John Coltrane( Recording )

66 editions published between 1957 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saxophonist John Coltrane was among the most important, and most controversial, figures in jazz. No one, however, questions Coltrane's almost religious commitment to jazz or doubts his significance in the history of the music
Ballads by John Coltrane Quartet( Recording )

50 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Coltrane Ken Burns jazz by John Coltrane( Recording )

82 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A love supreme : acknowledgement; resolution; pursuance; psalm.--Traneing in.--Bye bye blackbird
Live at Birdland by John Coltrane( Recording )

68 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duke Ellington & John Coltrane by Duke Ellington( Recording )

60 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Coltrana, John W. 1926-1967

Coltrane, John

Coltrane, John W. 1926-1967

Coltrane, John William

Coltrane, John William 1926-1967

Coltrane, William John, 1926-1967

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