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    In 1964, the National Film Board of Canada asked John Coltrane to record the soundtrack for a French-language film titled 'Le Chat dans le Sac' ('The Cat in the Bag'). Amazingly, no announcement was made that the iconic Coltrane was adding new performances to this film.In June of that year, Coltrane’s ‘Classic Quartet’ entered Rudy Van Gelder’s...
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    FREE UK SHIPPING ON VINYL BOX SET! John Coltrane 1963: New Directions collects all of John Coltrane’s 1963 Impulse recordings in the order in which they were recorded. 5-LP and 3-CD sets include artwork featuring original collages. The box shows us the growth in Coltrane’s musical journey in 1963 that ultimately resulted in 1964’s Crescent and,...
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    Second-hand hardback w/dustjacket in good condition (some wear to dustjacket)
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    On March 6, 1963, John Coltrane and his classic quartet - McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison, and Elvin Jones - recorded an entire studio album at the legendary Van Gelder Studios. This music, which features unheard originals, is finally released, 55 years later. This is, in short, the holy grail of jazz music!N.B. Tracklisting for single LP and single CD...
    Classic modal jazz album from the master of deep jazz and one of the most important performer/composers ever! Modal fans will love the tranquil, melancholic ballad After the Rain while fans of the new thing will dig the hectic forward-thinking India and Impressions! Recommended!
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    A profile of the jazz saxophonist, composer, and bandleader, tracing his musical development from his roots in the black church. In addition to extensive footage of Coltrane in performance, there are interviews with fellow saxophonists Wayne Shorter and Jimmy Heath.
    A much-needed reissue of 'Cosmic Music', originally self-released by Alice Coltrane in 1968 and later issued by Impulse!. The album features two tracks ('Manifestation' and 'Rev. King') performed by John Coltrane's legendary final quintet that were recorded in San Francisco, 1966 - plus two more ('Lord Help Me To Be' and...
    Awesome 1965 recordings from the period just after the landmark 'A Love Supreme'! Awe-inspiring deep jazz from a god-like genius! Recommended!
    Two separate sets recorded live at the Newport Jazz Festival in 1965. First, the classic John Coltrane quartet, followed by Archie Shepp with Bobby Hutcherson and Joe Chambers
    Original = first Stereo pressing black/orange label Impulse, Van Gelder stamp in wax, original Impulse inner.Brilliant little-known album from the king of deep jazz, John Coltrane! Features sessions from before and after the landmark 'Meditations' recordings that marked his departure into more adventurous free form improvisation - features African...
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    Landmark free jazz album! An essential classic for any fan of 'new thing' improvisation! John Coltrane was one of the greatest player/composers the world has ever known and this is one of his most adventurous recordings! Mammoth, large scale big band session featuring a host of key avant/deep jazz luminaries such as Alber Ayler, Marion Brown, John Tchicai,...
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    100% essential deep jazz classic! Searching, yearning, BEAUTIFUL spiritual jazz of the highest order! This is considered by many to be his best album and consistently gets voted as one of the best albums of all time in any genre! It's that good! 
    Stellar Coltrane recorded for Prestige in 1957. John Coltrane - tenor saxophone Cecil Payne - baritone saxophone Pepper Adams - baritone saxophone Mal Waldron - piano Doug Watkins - bass Art Taylor - drums
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    Classic Impulse 1963, produced by Bob Thiele. John Coltrane quartet does the classics with baritone vocalist Johnny Hartman.
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    This excellent John Coltrane Quartet album was recorded in New Jersey on February 7, 1958 with two ex-members of Miles Davis's 1955/56 quintet, pianist Red Garland & bassist Paul Chambers plus drummer Art Taylor.'Soultrane' is one of Coltrane's finest albums prior to the 1959 'Giant Steps'.
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    Late 50s hard bop, Coltrane's second on Blue Note. Killer line-up: John Coltrane – tenor saxophone, bandleader Paul Chambers – double bass Kenny Drew – piano Curtis Fuller – trombone Philly Joe Jones – drums Lee Morgan – trumpet
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    Coltrane Jazz is the sixth album by John Coltrane, released in 1961 on Atlantic Records. It marks the first appearance of the early John Coltrane Quartet on record, featuring pianist McCoy Tyner and drummer Elvin Jones.
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    Recorded in 1961, this was Coltrane's last album for Atlantic before his seminal Impulse albums. Amazingly this album is the template for the Impulse sound. Check the audio - this is hardcore and deep, deep, deep. Coltrane, Freddie Hubbard, McCoy Tyner, Reggie Workman, Elvin Jones. Blinding!
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    Coltrane's debut on Prestige. John Coltrane recorded so frequently for the Prestige label during '56-'58 that it's tough to figure out where to start. This May 1957 recording, coming just after his departure from the Miles Davis Quintet, is a pretty good initiation. The rhythm section (Mal Waldron and Red Garland on piano, Paul Chambers on...
    This album-length suite was Coltrane's gift to God. An undeniable masterpiece, one of the best albums recorded, in any genre, ever. This 'Deluxe Edition' compiles in one package, for the first time, the full story of 'A Love Supreme'. Disc one presents the suite as originally released in 1965. The second disc features the only live performance of...
    Definitive live performances from the Newport festivals of 1963 and 1965, with separate versions of 'My Favourite Things' and a previously unreleased 23-minute version of 'Impressions'.
    Live recording from 1965 of The John Coltrane Quartet Playsing Chim Chim Cheree (from Walt Disney's Mary Poppins).
    Coltrane's first for Impulse, in 1962, was also the first recording for the classic quartet line-up and is a beautiful blend of extended modal solos, as on "Out Of This World", weaving soprano on "The Inch Worm" and masterful balladry on "Soul Eyes". Deluxe version contains 10 bonus tracks, including the previously unreleased "Not...
    Truly seminal work, first published in 1977 by writer and photographer Valerie Wilmer, that details the incredible energy and characters behind the African-American revolution in jazz of the 60's and early 70's. As well as placing the 'new' music in its political and social context, there is also reference to the role of women, recording and getting...
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    Originally recorded in 1960 as part of the 'My Favourite Things' session, but not released until six years later, this is classic post-bop Trane with McCoy Tyner and Elvin Jones forging the beginnings of the classic quartet sound.
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    Classic modal jazz LP with John Coltrane's classic quartet, featuring the amazing piano of McCoy Tyner and the rhythm section of Elvin Jones and Jimmy Garrison. This album exhibits a tender and gentle muscularity that represents a beautiful mid-point between the trademark hard bop style Coltrane developed in the 1950s with Miles Davis's first classic...
    Lush 1961 album of post-bop modal jazz with a large band conducted by Eric Dolphy. Texturally unlike any other John Coltrane recording, this is a truly unique album featuring large scale imagenings of John Coltrane's ever-innovative forward-thinking music! Recommended! ORIGINAL = 2nd 1972 Stereo USA gatefold pressing
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    Truly beautiful pre-'A Love Supreme' album from the master of deep jazz, John Coltrane! Classic modal jazz featuring the classic quartet line up with McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison and Elvin Jones from 1964! Features the essential 'Wise One'! Recommended!
    Beautiful, intense, spiritual jazz from the master! This is a landmark album for John Coltrane, recorded in his 'classic period' just after his masterpiece 'A Love Supreme', but marking a decisive turning point in his stellar tragectory towards a more 'out there' and experimental approach to improvisation! This recording features the classic quartet...
    Includes the exotic Bahia!