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      • 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 QuartetAfrica / BrassWaxtime In Color
      This 1961 Impulse album was particularly notable for Coltrane’s use of the expanded sound provided by a ‘big band’ with trumpets, trombone, baritone...
      • John Coltrane Quartet – Africa
      • New LP (Coloured Vinyl)£16.99
        Limited orange vinyl edition
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      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...

        Other Releases on Impulse!

        Thelonious MonkPalo AltoImpulse!
        'Palo Alto' is a previously unknown and unreleased live Thelonious Monk recording from 1968! After the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in...
        • Thelonious Monk – Epistrophy
        Shabaka and The AncestorsWe Are Sent Here By HistoryImpulse!
        It's the bomb! Just landing! Release date brought forward! WILL SELL OUT!! Don't miss out! Comet Is Coming band leader Shabaka is back with The Ancestors...
        • Shabaka and The Ancestors – Go My Heart, Go To Heaven
        • 2×LP£26.00
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        Milt Jackson QuintetThat's The Way It Is (1970)Impulse!
          • Original LP£20.00
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          The Comet Is ComingThe AfterlifeImpulse!
          Limited edition last copies - from man like Shabaka - don't miss out!
          • The Comet Is Coming – All That Mathers Is The Moments
          • The Comet Is Coming – The Softness Of The Present
          • The Comet Is Coming – The Afterlife
          • The Comet Is Coming – Lifeforce Part I
          • The Comet Is Coming – Lifeforce Part II
          • The Comet Is Coming – The Seven Planetary Heavens
          • 12" EP£20.00
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          EllingtoniaReevaluations: The Impulse Years (1973)Impulse!
            • Original 2×LP£15.00
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            Dizzy GillespieSwing Low, Sweet CadillacImpulse!
            Includes Gillespie's wicked latin jazz dance version of "Mas Que Nada", originally released in 1969, and re-pressed here on limited edition Monaural vinyl.
            • Dizzy Gillespie – Mas Que Nada (Pow, Pow, Pow)
            John ColtraneBlue World (1964) [Previously Unreleased]Impulse!
            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...
            • John Coltrane – Blue World
            • LP£21.99
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            John HandyCarnival (1977)Impulse!
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              Impulse Artists On TourImpulse Artists On Tour (1974)Impulse!
              Deep stuff!
                • Original LP£15.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl, gatefold sleeve, cutout hole
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                A Day in the Life: Impressions of Pepper (feat. Makaya McCraven and Shabaka & The Ancestors)Various ArtistsImpulse!
                The jazz new-wave cover the classics from The Beatles' ‎'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' all reimagined under the 'A Day in the Life: Impressions...
                • Antonio Sanchez – Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
                • Mary Halvorson – With A Little Help From My Friends
                • Makaya McCraven – Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
                • Wildflower – Getting Better
                • Cameron Graves – Fixing A Hole
                • Keyon Harrold – She's Leaving Home
                • Brandee Younger – Being For The Benefit Of Mr Kite!
                • Onyx Collective – Within You Without You
                • Sullivan Fortner – When I'm Sixty-Four
                • Miles Mosley – Lovely Rita
                • Shabaka & The Ancestors – Good Morning Good Morning
                • Antonio Sanchez – Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise)
                • The Ju Ju Exchange – A Day In The Life
                • 1. Antonio Sanchez – Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
                • 2. Mary Halvorson – With A Little Help From My Friends
                • 3. Makaya McCraven – Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
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                John Coltrane1963: New DirectionsImpulse!
                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...
                  The Comet Is ComingTrust In The Lifeforce Of The Deep MysteryImpulse!
                  Futurist jazz voyagers (lead by Shabaka Hutchings) The Comet Is Coming release their anticipated 2nd album via Impulse! A propulsive, kaleidoscopic trip...
                  • The Comet Is Coming – Summon The Fire
                  • LP£21.99
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                  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 Coltrane – Naima
                  Howard RobertsAntelope Freeway (1971)Impulse!
                  Twisted fusion on Impulse 71 Original USA LP Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're...
                    John ColtraneBoth Directions At Once: The Lost AlbumImpulse!
                    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...
                    • John Coltrane – Untitled Original 11383 (Take 1)
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                    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...
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                      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...
                      • Sons of Kemet – My Queen Is Ada Eastman
                      • Sons of Kemet – My Queen Is Mamie Phipps Clark
                      • Sons of Kemet – My Queen Is Harriet Tubman
                      • Sons of Kemet – My Queen Is Anna Julia Cooper
                      • Sons of Kemet – My Queen Is Angela Davis
                      • Sons of Kemet – My Queen Is Nanny Of The Maroons
                      • Sons of Kemet – My Queen Is Yaa Asantewaa
                      • Sons of Kemet – My Queen Is Albertina Sisulu
                      • Sons of Kemet – My Queen Is Doreen Lawrence
                      • 2xLP + Download Code£21.99
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                      • CD£11.99
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                      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!
                        Lambert, Hendricks & RossSing A Song Of Basie (1965)Impulse!
                        First Impulse original pressing (first came out on ABC in 1957)
                          Gato BarbieriChapter One: Latin America (1973)Impulse!
                          First of Gato's Latin American jazz fusion albums released on Impulse in the early 1970s.
                          • Gato Barbieri – Encuentros
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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 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...
                              • Original LP£50.00
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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...
                              • John Coltrane – Part I
                              • John Coltrane – Part II
                              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,...
                              • Albert Ayler – For John Coltrane
                              • Albert Ayler – Truth Is Marching In
                              • New LP (180g) + Download Code£21.99
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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...
                              • Sun Ra – space is the place
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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...
                                • New LP (180g)£25.99
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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,...
                                      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...
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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...
                                          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...

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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...