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John Coltrane.

Author: Lewis Porter
Publisher: Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan Press ; Wantage : University Presses Marketing, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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John Coltrane was a key figure in jazz, a pioneer in world music, and an intensely emotional force. This biography presents interviews with Coltrane, photos, genealogical documents, and musical  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: John Coltrane; John Coltrane
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lewis Porter
ISBN: 047208643X 9780472086436
OCLC Number: 42309304
Awards: Winner of Association for Recorded Sound Collections Award: Best Research in Recorded Jazz and Blues 1999
Description: 448 pages : illustrations, music ; 23 cm
Contents: Chapter 1. Southern Roots 1 --
Chapter 2. Life without Father 18 --
Chapter 3. A Musical Education I 25 --
Chapter 4. "Every Day Was an Adventure" 35 --
Chapter 5. A Musical Education II 41 --
Chapter 6. Philadelphia, 1946-48 54 --
Chapter 7. A Musical Education III 63 --
Chapter 8. Apprenticeship with Vinson and Gillespie 73 --
Chapter 9. Obscurity: 1951-55 85 --
Chapter 10. The Turning Point: Miles and Monk 98 --
Chapter 11. Coltrane's Music: 1955-57 114 --
Chapter 12. Back with Miles Davis 132 --
Chapter 13. Giant Steps and Kind of Blue 145 --
Chapter 14. "Today's Top Tenor" and His "All-Star Band" 171 --
Chapter 15. "So Much More to Do" 202 --
Chapter 16. More on Coltrane's Music of 1961-65 216 --
Chapter 17. A Love Supreme 231 --
Chapter 18. The Man: "A Quiet, Shy Guy" 250 --
Chapter 19. Final Years: 1965-67 262.

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