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Check out Chasin’ The Trane (Live At The Village Vanguard, New York/) by John Coltrane on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD’s and MP3s. When John Coltrane died 50 years ago this July, the New York Times wrote that he “was considered one of the most gifted modern jazz. The late tenor saxophonist John Coltrane is one of the enduring figures in jazz. His groundbreaking work continues to resonate, enrapture and inspire musicians .

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Jerry Oliver rated it really liked it Mar 22, Published August 22nd by Da Capo Press first published This biography of Trane is both beautiful and informative. On the funny side: Coltrane also claimed to be a Muslim, embraced bits of Buddhism, spent lots of time with Hinduism, and toyed with mystic Thd. Always elusive, constantly moving, incessantly changing, John Coltrane stood astride the jazz world of the late ’50s and ’60s.

The Savoy Sessions Dial Africa: For other recordings of the same name, see Live at the Village Vanguard.

Coltrane “Live” at the Village Vanguard – Wikipedia

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Coltrane may of had a fairly deep understanding of Jazz melodies and tone, but religion???

To see what your chawin thought of this book, please sign up. This book goes into detail about his health issues and endless mouth and teeth problems that affected his horn playing. Retrieved from ” https: I also listened to 5 of his C. Thomas traces John Coltrane’s life and career from his North Carolina childhood through his apprenticeship with Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, and Miles Davis, to its culmination in the saxophonist’s classic quartet that played traje steadily increasing audiences throughout America, Europe, and Thr.

InColtrane created controversy both with the hiring of Eric Dolphy and with the kind of music his band was playing. Thanks for telling us about the problem. I read this and watched the Netflicks documentary on Coltrane.

Chasin’ the Trane

The University of Michigan Press, Dec 01, Michael Lauro rated it liked it. From humble origins he rose to prominence as a rhythm and blues saxophonist only to be struck down by the pain and degradation of addiction. Scott Shields rated it liked it Nov 08, tranf Return to Book Page.

I can only dream. Zac Olsen rated it it was amazing Oct 16, Mar 10, Colin Dawson rated it really liked it. I enjoyed this book, apart from the slightly disjointed interjection of quotes etc. There was a mystical quality, a profound melancholy emanating from this quiet, self-contained man that moved listeners–some of whom Always elusive, constantly moving, incessantly changing, John Coltrane stood astride the jazz world of the late ’50s and ’60s. This book, helped introduce me to the personality of the man who’s music I loved for ever!.


YES Carlos – i’m sure you’re both musical gods sent from the cosmos to bless humanity and pilfered groupies everywhere.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It was the idea of new producer Bob Thiele to record Coltrane live over four nights in early November, Thiele meeting the traen for the first time face-to-face at the club. Chasn approached this book as a faithful devotee of John Coltrane’s music so it was unlikely that I would be disappointed and alas I was not.

This biography from gives a rather dated but closer to the source take on Coltrane’s life and work.