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John William Coltrane (Hamlet, North Carolina, September 23, 1926 – Huntington, New York, July 17, 1967) was an American jazz saxophonist and composer.

American jazz great John Coltrane emerged in the 1950s, playing tenor and soprano sax with Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis and Thelonious Monk. A leader of "hard bop", in the 1960s he led his own groups and changed the face of jazz with experimentation and improvisation, his later recordings reflecting his belief that music was a form of spiritual expression. Sometimes called simply 'Trane, his recordings include Giant Steps (1959), My Favorite Things (1960), Olé (1961) and A Love Supreme (1964). In his later recordings he collaborated on avante-garde music with his wife, Alice Coltrane (b. Alice McLeod, 1937-2007), who had a career in her own right.

The band sometimes called Coltrane's "classic quartet" of the early 1960s included McCoy Tyner (piano), Elvin Jones (drums) and Jimmy
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A Love Supreme [Vinyl]A Love Supreme [Vinyl]
Remastered
Impulse 1995
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Blue Note 2014
Vinyl$15.17
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Remastered · Extra tracks
Atlantic 1990
Audio CD$5.42
$1.93 (used)
Very Best of John ColtraneVery Best of John Coltrane
Import
Atlantic 2000
Audio CD$4.59
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My Favorite ThingsMy Favorite Things
Atlantic 1990
Audio CD$5.90
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Essential Original Albums - John ColtraneEssential Original Albums - John Coltrane
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Masters Of Music 2016
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JOHN COLTRANE Discography

JOHN COLTRANE albums / top albums

.. Album Cover 3.93 | 10 ratings
Coltrane (aka First Trane)
Hard Bop 1957
.. Album Cover 4.63 | 48 ratings
Blue Train
Hard Bop 1957
.. Album Cover 3.83 | 7 ratings
John Coltrane With The Red Garland Trio (aka Traneing In)
Hard Bop 1958
.. Album Cover 4.73 | 15 ratings
Soultrane
Hard Bop 1958
.. Album Cover 4.79 | 53 ratings
Giant Steps
Hard Bop 1959
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Prestige All Stars : Wheelin' & Dealin'
Hard Bop 1959
.. Album Cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Cattin' With Coltrane And Quinichette
Hard Bop 1959
.. Album Cover 4.71 | 12 ratings
Coltrane Jazz
Hard Bop 1960
.. Album Cover 4.66 | 42 ratings
My Favorite Things
Hard Bop 1961
.. Album Cover 3.52 | 13 ratings
Lush Life
Hard Bop 1961
.. Album Cover 4.72 | 23 ratings
Olé Coltrane
Hard Bop 1961
.. Album Cover 4.67 | 14 ratings
Africa / Brass
Hard Bop 1961
.. Album Cover 4.36 | 6 ratings
Settin' the Pace (aka Trane's Reign)
Hard Bop 1961
.. Album Cover 4.00 | 11 ratings
Coltrane (aka Die Neue Welle Im Jazz)
Hard Bop 1962
.. Album Cover 3.75 | 2 ratings
Standard Coltrane (aka The Master)
Hard Bop 1962
.. Album Cover 4.39 | 8 ratings
Coltrane Plays the Blues
Hard Bop 1962
.. Album Cover 3.40 | 5 ratings
John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman
Hard Bop 1963
.. Album Cover 3.66 | 11 ratings
Ballads
Hard Bop 1963
.. Album Cover 3.96 | 4 ratings
Stardust
Hard Bop 1963
.. Album Cover 3.48 | 3 ratings
The Believer
Hard Bop 1964
.. Album Cover 3.97 | 9 ratings
Coltrane's Sound
Hard Bop 1964
.. Album Cover 3.74 | 5 ratings
Bahia
Hard Bop 1964
.. Album Cover 4.39 | 14 ratings
Crescent
Hard Bop 1964
.. Album Cover 3.94 | 7 ratings
Black Pearls
Hard Bop 1964
.. Album Cover 3.00 | 3 ratings
The Last Trane
Hard Bop 1965
.. Album Cover 4.85 | 78 ratings
A Love Supreme
Post Bop 1965
.. Album Cover 4.56 | 10 ratings
The John Coltrane Quartet Plays
Avant-Garde Jazz 1965
.. Album Cover 4.48 | 31 ratings
Ascension
Avant-Garde Jazz 1965
.. Album Cover 4.30 | 6 ratings
The Avant-Garde (with Don Cherry )
Hard Bop 1966
.. Album Cover 4.48 | 14 ratings
Kulu Sé Mama
Avant-Garde Jazz 1966
.. Album Cover 3.18 | 15 ratings
Meditations
Avant-Garde Jazz 1966
.. Album Cover 4.69 | 8 ratings
Expression
Avant-Garde Jazz 1967
.. Album Cover 3.07 | 11 ratings
Om
Avant-Garde Jazz 1967
.. Album Cover 4.00 | 2 ratings
Cosmic Music (with Alice Coltrane)
Avant-Garde Jazz 1968
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Coltrane Legacy
Hard Bop 1970
.. Album Cover 4.39 | 10 ratings
Transition
Avant-Garde Jazz 1970
.. Album Cover 4.61 | 14 ratings
Sun Ship
Avant-Garde Jazz 1971
.. Album Cover 4.83 | 7 ratings
Infinity
Avant-Garde Jazz 1972
.. Album Cover 4.44 | 15 ratings
Interstellar Space
Avant-Garde Jazz 1974
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Alternate Takes
Hard Bop 1974
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Africa Brass Sessions, Vol. 2
Hard Bop 1974
.. Album Cover 4.72 | 8 ratings
First Meditations (for quartet)
Avant-Garde Jazz 1977
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Mastery of John Coltrane, Vol. 1: Feelin' Good
Avant-Garde Jazz 1978
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Mastery of John Coltrane, Vol. 2: To the Beat of a Different Drum
Hard Bop 1978
.. Album Cover 4.52 | 4 ratings
The Mastery of John Coltrane, Volume 3: Jupiter Variation
Avant-Garde Jazz 1978
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Mastery of John Coltrane, Vol. 4: Trane's Modes
Hard Bop 1979
.. Album Cover 4.68 | 9 ratings
Stellar Regions
Avant-Garde Jazz 1995
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary
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JOHN COLTRANE EPs & splits

.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
John Coltrane & Lee Morgan : The Best Of Birdland: Volume 1 (aka John Coltrane / Lee Morgan)
Hard Bop 1962

JOHN COLTRANE live albums

.. Album Cover 4.89 | 8 ratings
"Live" at the Village Vanguard
Hard Bop 1962
.. Album Cover 4.06 | 15 ratings
Impressions
Hard Bop 1963
.. Album Cover 4.88 | 11 ratings
Live at Birdland
Hard Bop 1964
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Coltrane In Japan (aka Concert in Japan aka Second Night in Tokyo aka Live in Japan Vol. 1)
Avant-Garde Jazz 1966
.. Album Cover 4.46 | 7 ratings
Live at the Village Vanguard Again!
Avant-Garde Jazz 1966
.. Album Cover 4.75 | 2 ratings
John Coltrane/Archie Shepp : New Thing At Newport
Avant-Garde Jazz 1966
.. Album Cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Selflessness
Hard Bop 1968
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
John + Alice Coltrane
Avant-Garde Jazz 1970
.. Album Cover 4.00 | 3 ratings
Live in Seattle (Featuring Pharoah Sanders)
Avant-Garde Jazz 1971
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live In Paris, Part 1
Hard Bop 1972
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live In Paris Part 2
Hard Bop 1972
.. Album Cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
Concert In Japan
Avant-Garde Jazz 1973
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Coltranology (aka Coltranology Volume One aka Live In Stockholm - 1961 aka Impressions aka Blue Trane Improvisations From A Jazz Genius aka Frank Ténot Présente aka The Collection)
Hard Bop 1973
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Coltrane In Tokyo Vol.2 (aka Live In Japan Vol.2 aka Second Night In Tokyo)
Avant-Garde Jazz 1973
.. Album Cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
The Other Village Vanguard Tapes
Hard Bop 1976
.. Album Cover 4.00 | 2 ratings
Afro Blue Impressions
Hard Bop 1977
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Inner Man (aka Live At Birdland aka My Favorite Things)
Hard Bop 1977
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Coltranology Volume Two (aka Live In Stockholm - 1963)
Hard Bop 1978
.. Album Cover 3.50 | 2 ratings
The Paris Concert
Hard Bop 1979
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Coltrane At Newport
Hard Bop 1980
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bye Bye Blackbird
Hard Bop 1981
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Reflections
Hard Bop 1982
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Love Supreme
Post Bop 1985
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at Birdland and the Half Note
Hard Bop 1992
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At Birdland (Featuring Eric Dolphy)
Hard Bop 1996
.. Album Cover 4.46 | 5 ratings
The Olatunji Concert: The Last Live Recording
Avant-Garde Jazz 2001
.. Album Cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
Just Jazz: John Coltrane Quintet With Eric Dolphy
Hard Bop 2005
.. Album Cover 3.50 | 2 ratings
One Down, One Up (Live At The Half Note)
Post Bop 2005
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
First Giant Steps
Bop 2006
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The 1962 Milan Concert
Hard Bop 2009
.. Album Cover 5.00 | 2 ratings
Last Performance at Newport July 2 1966
Avant-Garde Jazz 2009
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
More Live at the Showboat 1963
Hard Bop 2010
.. Album Cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
WDR Master Concerts: 28.03.1960 Düsseldorf
Hard Bop 2010
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Unissued German Concerts
Hard Bop 2010
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
At Temple University 1966
Avant-Garde Jazz 2010
.. Album Cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
The Unissued Seattle Broadcast
Avant-Garde Jazz 2011
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The 1961 Newport Set
Hard Bop 2012
.. Album Cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
Offering: Live At Temple University
Avant-Garde Jazz 2014
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
European Tour 1961
Hard Bop 2017
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bye Bye Blackbird: Live At Penn State University, January 19th, 1963
Hard Bop 2017

JOHN COLTRANE demos, promos, fans club and other releases (no bootlegs)

JOHN COLTRANE re-issues & compilations

.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Chambers' Music
Hard Bop 1960
.. Album Cover 3.50 | 4 ratings
Coltrane Time
Avant-Garde Jazz 1962
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
John Coltrane / Hank Mobley / Zoot Sims / Al Cohn ‎: Tenor Conclave
Hard Bop 1962
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
John Coltrane With Tadd Dameron ‎: Mating Call
Hard Bop 1962
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
On West 42nd Street (aka The Great Coltrane aka Wells Fargo)
Hard Bop 1963
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Trane Ride (aka Jazz Way Out aka Dial Africa aka Gold Coast)
Hard Bop 1963
.. Album Cover 3.97 | 7 ratings
Dakar
Hard Bop 1963
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Two Tenors (with Hank Mobley)
Hard Bop 1964
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ride Again!!
Avant-Garde Jazz 1968
.. Album Cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Tanganyika Strut
Hard Bop 1971
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
... More Lasting Than Bronze
Hard Bop 1972
.. Album Cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
The Art of John Coltrane/The Atlantic Years
Hard Bop 1973
.. Album Cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Live In Paris (aka Live In Antibes, 1965)
Hard Bop 1974
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The Stardust Session
Hard Bop 1975
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The Gentle Side of John Coltrane
Hard Bop 1975
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Turning Point - The Bethlehem Years
Hard Bop 1976
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The Savoy Sessions : Countdown
Hard Bop 1976
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Wheelin' (Featuring Paul Quinichette & Mal Waldron)
Hard Bop 1977
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Snuffy / Wells Fargo / Rhodomagnetics / Count Down
Hard Bop 1977
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The Savoy Sessions : Dial Africa
Hard Bop 1977
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John Coltrane, Wilbur Harden ‎: Gold Coast
Hard Bop 1978
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I Grandi Del Jazz (aka Sadness)
Avant-Garde Jazz 1979
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Live In Paris
Hard Bop 1979
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Live In Paris Volume One
Hard Bop 1980
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Live In Paris Volume Two
Hard Bop 1980
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The European Tour
Hard Bop 1980
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Rain or Shine
Hard Bop 1980
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Coltrane Draper
Hard Bop 1981
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My Favorite Things Vol.1
Hard Bop 1981
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Live in Europe 1962
Hard Bop 1982
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Live 1962
Hard Bop 1983
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From the Original Master Tapes
Hard Bop 1985
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John Coltrane and the Jazz Giants
Hard Bop 1986
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Live in Stockholm 1963
Hard Bop 1986
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Love Supreme: Featuring McCoy Tyner (aka Immortal Concerts - Juan les Pins. Jazz Festival)
Hard Bop 1987
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Live in Antibes, 1965
Hard Bop 1988
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John Coltrane / Eric Dolphy ‎: European Impressions
Hard Bop 1988
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Like Sonny
Hard Bop 1990
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The Prestige Recordings
Hard Bop 1991
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Live in Japan
Avant-Garde Jazz 1991
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The Best of John Coltrane
Hard Bop 1992
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A John Coltrane Retrospective: The Impulse! Years
Hard Bop 1992
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The Major Works of John Coltrane
Avant-Garde Jazz 1992
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1958: The East Coast Jazz Scene
Hard Bop 1992
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The Last Giant: The John Coltrane Anthology
Hard Bop 1993
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Newport '63
Hard Bop 1993
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Dear Old Stockholm
Hard Bop 1993
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On Impulse
Hard Bop 1994
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The Bethlehem Years
Hard Bop 1994
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Live In Seattle
Avant-Garde Jazz 1994
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The Heavyweight Champion: The Complete Atlantic Recordings
Hard Bop 1995
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On Stage 1962 featuring Eric Dolphy
Hard Bop 1995
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Blue Trane: John Coltrane Plays the Blues
Hard Bop 1996
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Frank Ténot Présente
Hard Bop 1996
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The Complete Graz Concert
Hard Bop 1996
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Priceless Jazz Collection Vol. 5
Hard Bop 1997
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The Complete 1961 Village Vanguard Recordings
Hard Bop 1997
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Anthology 1956-1958
Hard Bop 1997
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Live at the Village Vanguard: The Master Takes
Hard Bop 1998
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Living Space
Avant-Garde Jazz 1998
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More Priceless Jazz
Hard Bop 1998
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The Classic Quartet: The Complete Impulse! Studio Recordings
Hard Bop 1998
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Spiritual Trane
Hard Bop 1999
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The Very Best of John Coltrane
Hard Bop 2000
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Plays It Cool
Hard Bop 2000
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Ken Burns Jazz: Definitive John Coltrane
Hard Bop 2000
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Coltrane for Lovers
Hard Bop 2001
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Standards
Hard Bop 2001
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Spiritual
Hard Bop 2001
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Complete Recordings With Dizzy Gillespie
Hard Bop 2001
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Live Trane: The European Tours
Hard Bop 2001
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In Europe
Hard Bop 2001
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My Favourite Things
Hard Bop 2002
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Sheets of Sound
Hard Bop 2002
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Live In Sweden 1961/63
Hard Bop 2002
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Once in a While
Hard Bop 2002
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The Essential
Hard Bop 2003
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The Complete Mainstream 1958 Sessions
Hard Bop 2004
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The Complete Lee Kraft Sessions
Hard Bop 2004
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Anthology 1959-1967
Hard Bop 2005
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Just Jazz: A Love Supreme: Live in Concert
Hard Bop 2005
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Mating Call
Hard Bop 2006
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The Impulse Story
Hard Bop 2006
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Fearless Leader
Hard Bop 2006
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Reflections
Hard Bop 2006
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The Complete 1963 Copenhagen Concert
Hard Bop 2006
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Blue Train (10CD Box Set)
Hard Bop 2007
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The 1961 Helsinki Concert
Hard Bop 2007
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My Favorite Things: Coltrane At Newport
Hard Bop 2007
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Interplay
Hard Bop 2007
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The Impulse! Albums: Volume One
Hard Bop 2007
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The Impulse! Albums: Volume Two
Hard Bop 2008
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Fundamentals: John Coltrane, Volume 1
Hard Bop 2008
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Tranesition: The Complete Paul Chambers Sessions
Hard Bop 2008
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John Coltrane & Thelonious Monk - Complete Studio Recordings (Master Takes)
Hard Bop 2008
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Early Trane
Hard Bop 2008
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The Complete 1962 Birdland Broadcasts
Hard Bop 2009
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Complete 1961 Copenhagen Concert
Hard Bop 2009
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Side Steps
Hard Bop 2009
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Blue Train (Blue Train / Soultrane / Dakar)
Hard Bop 2009
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The Best of John Coltrane (3CD)
Hard Bop 2009
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The Impulse! Albums: Volume Three
Avant-Garde Jazz 2009
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Soultrane
Hard Bop 2010
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Complete Live in Stuttgart 1963
Hard Bop 2010
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Complete November 19 1962 (Stockholm Concerts)
Hard Bop 2011
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John Coltrane (Real Gone Jazz)
Hard Bop 2011
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The Impulse! Albums: Volume Four
Avant-Garde Jazz 2011
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The Impulse! Albums: Volume Five
Avant-Garde Jazz 2011
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The Very Best Of John Coltrane : The Prestige Era
Hard Bop 2012
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Sun Ship: The Complete Session
Avant-Garde Jazz 2013
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Verve Ultimate Cool
Hard Bop 2013
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Sideman: Trane's Blue Note Sessions
Hard Bop 2014
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Quintessence - New York city 1956-1962
Hard Bop 2014
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The Bethlehem Years (Japanese Bethlehem Album Collection 1000)
Hard Bop 2014
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So Many Things: The European Tour 1961
Hard Bop 2015
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A Love Supreme: The Complete Masters
Post Bop 2015
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The Complete November 19, 1962 Stockholm Concerts
Hard Bop 2016
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The Atlantic Years In Mono
Hard Bop 2016
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Trane: The Atlantic Collection
Hard Bop 2017

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JOHN COLTRANE Reviews

JOHN COLTRANE A Love Supreme

Album · 1965 · Post Bop
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liontime
In my own experience, I have never known an album to have as much replay value as this one. I know that this experience isn't exclusive to myself and I believe that that can be attributed to the true genius of this album.

Not only is Trane at his best during this session, but this album is a high point for McCoy Tyner, Elvin Jones and Jimmy Garrison. The classic quartet never sounds better than on these four tracks.

Jimmy Cobb said that Kind of Blue must have been made in heaven. If that's true, then A Love Supreme must have been made somewhere beyond that.

JOHN COLTRANE Giant Steps

Album · 1959 · Hard Bop
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Amilisom
I originally found this on CD at a yard sale about 2 or 3 summers ago for 2 dollars. It was a fantastic deal, and I'm glad I went for it. Since then I've had good feelings regarding this album. I've returned to it many times without disappointment, and can't help but regard this as truly one of the greatest hard bop albums of all time.

The lineup for most of the album consists of John Coltrane in a quartet with Tommy Flanagan on piano, Paul Chambers on bass, and Art Taylor on drums. Unless my information is incorrect, it is the first album that consists of entirely Coltrane compositions and is the first album of Coltrane's on the Atlantic Records record label. In 2004 it was selected as one of fifty recordings added to the National Recording Registry by the Library of Congress.

And for good reason! Not only is the improvisation on the musicians' parts spot on, but the album as a whole offers a broad palette of hard bop tunes. "Giant Steps" is one of Coltrane's most famous tunes, if not his greatest. It features unorthodox chord changes that give a nod to the post bop that was to come a few years later. "Cousin Mary" is a blues tune that the musicians burn through with ease. "Countdown" is a very fast tune that actually doesn't have piano accompaniment for half of it. This particular aspect would be a prominent characteristic in future post bop tunes, like "Orbits" off of the Davis album "Miles Smiles", for example.

The last four tunes I especially think are special. "Spiral" has a cool feel to it as it has a slower tempo and held out chromatic chord changes in the accompaniment, which give the solos a nice textured background. "Syeeda's Song Flute" has the cool feel of "Spiral" but with a sense of subtle intensity.

"Naima" is probably one of my favorite jazz ballads. I believe it to rival the cool blueness of "Blue In Green" from Miles's famous "Kind of Blue". Not only does the ballad have a sadder sound to it than the typical jazz ballad standard, but it also uses some of the strangest chord changes that I have ever seen used in a ballad. Somehow, they still manage to function together to create something blue and beautiful.

"Mr. P.C." is a fast minor blues tune, and I would like to quickly clear up any millennial misunderstandings regarding the tune name.

"P.C." stands for "Paul Chambers", the bassist, and has nothing to do with computers.

While listening to the alternate takes, I discovered something interesting regarding the alternate take of "Giant Steps". The musicians play it at the same tempo, but hold notes longer in a way that feels lazier and less tight than the original. I noticed that in Coltrane's solo, he would begin playing licks that easily resemble those of the original solo before quickly changing his mind and moving in a direction that led the lick someplace else or just simply stopped playing. Overall, it doesn't sound like Coltrane was as deeply engrossed as the original.

Overall I think this album is a masterpiece and is essential for any jazz fan to own. It was not a disappointment for myself, and will hopefully continue to be this way for jazz fans to come.





JOHN COLTRANE Blue Train

Album · 1957 · Hard Bop
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Amilisom
I gave in, and admitted that this album is a masterpiece.

Originally I felt tempted to resent this album because currently (at the time this album review is being written) it is rated as Coltrane's best album on this site. In my mind, there was absolutely no way it could have been better than "A Love Supreme". This feeling continued as I listened through it a few times.

The overall sound of the album is actually quite boring to any non-jazz listener. There's not much of any rich, colorful timbre being explored here whether it is the coolness of "Kind of Blue" or the controlled chaos of "A Love Supreme". It really just is straight-ahead, up-tempo, hard bop for a good deal of the time. The content here was made several albums before John Coltrane would ever meet McCoy Tyner and merge his sound with Tyner's brilliant chaotic storm of pentatonic scales and quartal chords.

Yet, at the same time I had to admit that much of the material presented in this album is masterpiece work. Despite the fact that I'm not familiar with most of the people in the band, they play the tunes with an excellent groove and the improvisations are spot-on. The tunes themselves are pretty good and have nice arrangements.

This is certainly an album that takes many listen-throughs to appreciate. It may not be as good as "A Love Supreme", but it's still very much worth listening to for any jazz fan.

JOHN COLTRANE My Favorite Things

Album · 1961 · Hard Bop
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Sean Trane
If Coltrane’s previous Atlantic label albums (Giant Steps and Coltrane Jazz) still had an old style of jazz, MFT is definitely taking a GIANT LEAP here, and his future forays in modal jazz improvisations take roots in the present opus’ two lengthy tracks. By this time, Coltrane had found an intuitive drummer in Elvin Jones, ones that would play more with him than with the drummer, and even more special, he had just found THE pianist that would help develop the transcendental moods he needed for Coltrane to become Trane. Indeed, a considerable part of Trane’s ascensional departure is to be attributed to McCoy Tyner’s outstanding and groundbreaking piano work, not least because of his unusually gifted left hand use.

One might consider MFT as the “hinge album” (or at least “one of them”) in Coltrane’s career, because while it is still very much a trad-jazz album (all four tracks are old standard reprises), yet Coltrane and Tyner go in lengthy modal explorations. Don’t get me wrong, we’re still far away from ALS or Ascenscion, but the seeds are planted in what would really become Trane’s Favourite Things, since he will rework that tune almost right up to the end of his all-too-short career. Right from Tyner’s instantly recognizable first notes, you know something will happen different than the ground covered in most of the great jazzmen in the 50’s (of which Coltrane was one of them). Yup, even the greater piano players of the previous two decades (beit Powell, Ellington, Monk or B. Evans), Tyner’s inimitable ivory ticklings are out of this world (well that world back then, anyway).

It’s rather unfortunate that this awesome 13-mins+ not-so standard cover is followed by a lacklustre Everytime that breaks the spell (I was never much a Porter fan), especially in the CD version, where it is sandwiched between the other giant tune, Gershwin’s Summertime. Again Tyner’s piano makes the difference between Trane’s version and all of the previous and future reprises. The album ends with another (but this time over-elongated and aptly-titled) Gershwin tune But Not For Me.

Of course what you’ll hear in this album will find much more space in future albums, including his next Africa/brass (his first for the Impulse! label) and a little later in Olé Coltrane (his last Atlantic label album) and so forth. So while this album has a very commercial appeal, since its title track was Trane’s best known number/hit, but it’s also the start of his more experimental and transcendental albums, a period that will culminate with A Love Supreme. As a matter of fact, MFT and Olé could’ve easily been Impulse! label albums.

JOHN COLTRANE Olé Coltrane

Album · 1961 · Hard Bop
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dreadpirateroberts
Squeezing the album in around changing recording commitments as he left Atlantic for Impulse! John Coltrane and his quintet recorded one of their most satisfying modal records late in the spring of 1961.

Sharing a core line-up with ‘Africa/Brass’ the three pieces comprising the original pressing of ‘Ole Coltrane’ provide just thirty five or so minutes of magic from John and co, though it's certainly worthwhile - each minute is memorable for the right reasons.

Joined by guests (Hubbard on trumpet and Art Davis on bass) an already impressive quintet launch into the semi-meditative title track, a long 3/4 jam reminiscent of ‘My Favourite Things' but which was based on a Spanish folk song known as 'El Vito.' While Tyner’s piano and Coltrane’s soprano phrasing is most obviously similar, Coltrane himself suggested that the 3/4 timing was something of a "straight jacket" in terms of soloing. Dolphy’s brief flute part and Hubbard’s usual fine work stand out as much as Coltrane’s hypnotic saxophone, where he often plays clear lines and variations of the theme. (Freddie Hubbard also guests on ‘Arica/Brass’ and would be back for Coltrane’s free-jazz monster, ‘Ascension’ a few years later.)

Of the second side, ‘Dahomey Dance’ is more ‘straight ahead’ hard bop but with perhaps just a little more of a laid back feel, with Jones’ swinging beat keeping things on track. Closing with McCoy Tyner’s soothing ‘Aisha,’ a showpiece for the pianist as both player and composer, the song casts its own soft spell, one that rivals the opener for impact. Once again Freddie Hubbard makes a soulful impression and it’s the perfect ending to what fast became my second favourite Coltrane release upon purchase.

This is an essential Coltrane record, almost a parting gift to Atlantic, and an enduring one at that. Modal jazz was reasonably young at this point in Jazz history (Davis’ landmark composition ‘Milestones’ just three years old and ‘Kind of Blue’ only two) and Coltrane would keep exploring and adding to those ideas, but with ‘Ole’ we’re privy to some of his first steps (along with last year’s ‘Coltrane Jazz’) and they’re exciting steps too, and not just because they would eventually lead to ‘A Love Supreme.’

*The CD Reissue adds ballad ‘To Her Ladyship’ to the CD and it’s a worthy addition, more traditional sounding than Tyner’s ‘Aisha’ but still graced with fine performances.

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