• 1. Crescent
  • 2. Wise One
  • 3. Bessie's Blues
  • 4. Lonnie's Lament
  • 5. The Drum Thing

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!

Other Releases by John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane QuartetBalladsImpulse
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...
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Other Releases on Impulse!

Dizzy GillespieSwing Low, Sweet Cadillac (1969)Impulse!
1980 MCA pressing. Includes Gillespie's wicked latin jazz dance version of Mas Que Nada Original = Original UK Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on...
John ColtraneImpressionsImpulse!
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...
Sons of KemetYour Queen Is A ReptileImpulse!
Sons of Kemet’s third studio album, and first under the impulse! label! Shabaka Hutchings and his band incorporate sounds of spiritual jazz music, while...
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Shirley ScottOn A Clear Day (1966)Impulse!
Shirley Scott 60s original vinyl soul jazz organ in great conditon Original = USA Original first pressing Impulse Vinyl VG+ /Thick shiny gatefold Sleeve...
John ColtraneA Love Supreme: The Complete MastersImpulse!
This album-length suite was Coltrane's gift to God. An undeniable masterpiece, one of the best albums recorded, in any genre, ever. The Complete Masters...
Alice ColtraneUniversal Consciousness (1971)Impulse!
"Regardless of one's own musical standpoints or of the particular cosmology of one's beliefs, this is devotional music of the highest level, as it must...
John ColtraneSun ShipImpulse!
Awesome 1965 recordings from the period just after the landmark 'A Love Supreme'! Awe-inspiring deep jazz from a god-like genius! Recommended!
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Lambert, Hendricks & RossSing A Song Of Basie (1965)Impulse!
First Impulse original pressing (first came out on ABC in 1957)
Louis BellsonThunderbird (1966)Impulse!
Impulse original vinyl, 1966. 2nd pressing
Gato BarbieriChapter One: Latin America (1973)Impulse!
First of Gato's Latin American jazz fusion albums released on Impulse in the early 1970s.
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Pharoah SandersKarma (1969)Impulse!
Over half an hour of "The Creator Has A Master Plan"! Leon Thomas on vocals joins the Pharoah for one of the greatest collaborations in deep, spiritual...
John ColtraneLive At The Village Vanguard Again! (1966)Impulse!
My Favourite Thing & Naima monster live recording. With Alice Coltrane, Pharoah Sanders, Rashied Ali and Jimmy Garrison. Phew!
John ColtraneKulu Se Mama (1966)Impulse!
Original = first Stereo pressing black/orange label Impulse, Van Gelder stamp in wax, original Impulse inner.Brilliant little-known album from the king...
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John ColtraneAscension (1965)Impulse!
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...
Albert AylerIn Greenwich Village (1967)Impulse!
Two separate live recordings, the first at The Village Theatre features Alan Silva on bass, Beaver Harris on drums and Joel Friedman on cello. The second,...
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Sun RaSpace Is The Place (1973)Impulse!
Totally essential deep astro jazz with the full twenty minute version of the title track! One-of-a-kind, out-of-this-world, wonky space anthem! This...
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John ColtraneA Love Supreme (1964)Impulse!
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...
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Albert AylerNew Grass / Music Is The Healing Force Of The UniverseImpulse!
Double CD of the bluesy "New Grass" album and the powerful but often ignored "Music is the Healing Force of the Universe".
Alice ColtraneHuntington Ashram Monastery / World GalaxyImpulse!
Two seminal, deep Alice Coltrane albums on one CD! 'Huntington Ashram Monastery' from 1969 is a trio outing with Ron Carter on bass and Rashied Ali on...
Archie SheppThings Have Got To Change / The Cry Of My PeopleImpulse!
Double CD of the powerfully spiritual "Things Have Got To Change" and "The Cry Of My People". Fierce African rhythms mix with free jazz and blues,...
Alice ColtraneA Monastic Trio (1968)Impulse!
First time vinyl re-issue of one of the the great debuts in jazzz history! Mesmeric, deep, spiritual Jazz featuring Pharoah Sanders! Alice Coltrane's...
Alice ColtraneJourney In Satchidananda (1971)Impulse!
100% essential, C-L-A-S-S-I-C spiritual jazz album featuring Pharoah Sanders! Deep-as-it-gets, hypnotic, trance-like, spiritually uplifting music featuring...
Duke Ellington & John ColtraneDuke Ellington & John Coltrane (1963)Impulse!
Duke Ellington & John Coltrane is a jazz album by Duke Ellington and John Coltrane recorded on September 26, 1962 and released in February 1963 on...
Archie SheppFour For Trane (1964)Impulse!
Archie Shepp's first major outing was recorded in August 1964 about a year before John Coltrane gathered some of these same players (Shepp and alto saxophonist...
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Archie SheppLive In San Francisco (1966)Impulse!
Impulse, 66. This is a fantastic live album of one of Archie Shepp's most solid early bands, comprised of the great trombonist Roswell Rudd, bassists...
John ColtraneColtrane (1962)Impulse!
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...
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Alice ColtranePtah The El Daoud (1970)Impulse!
ESSENTIAL deep jazz featuring Pharoah Sanders and Joe Henderson! This is a true classic of spiritual jazz from one of our favourite artists! Recorded...
The John Coltrane QuartetAfrica/BrassImpulse!
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...
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John ColtraneMeditations (1966)Impulse!
Beautiful, intense, spiritual jazz from the master! This is a landmark album for John Coltrane, recorded in his 'classic period' just after his masterpiece...
Pharoah SandersThembi (1971)Impulse!
Classic deep jazz album that incudes the tranquil "Astral Travelling", the beautiful "Thembi" and features Lonnie Liston Smith and Michael White! All...