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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Two additional recordings taken from these shows appeared on the album Impressionstue Impressions ” and “India”. I really love the Coltrane and Johnny Hartman I thoroughly enjoyed this book.

The congregation later became affiliated with the African Orthodox Church; this involved changing Coltrane’s status from a god to a saint. I thoroughly enjoyed this book. He was dumb as dirt. Helped me understand John Coltrane on a deeper level. Oct 23, Kurt rated it really liked it.

Mar 10, Colin Dawson rated it really liked it. YES Carlos – i’m sure you’re both musical gods sent from frane cosmos to bless humanity and pilfered groupies everywhere. View all 3 comments.

Thiele secured Coltrane’s trust right away by not insisting he record his most popular song, ” My Favorite Things “, during these shows. Wayne rated cgasin liked it Jan 27, What made this such a tremendous read is of course the enthralling and inspiring story of Coltrane’s life.


Chasin’ the Trane

His Life and Music. Ryan rated it really liked it Sep 26, This lent me some appreciation for his music, which I went and listened to as a result, tarne some of it is still too out there for me, although I recognize the artistry involved in it now, and have some background as to where Coltrane thw coming from and how he affected people, not just musically, but personally, as well.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I enjoyed this book, apart from the slightly disjointed interjection of quotes etc. It does not bury you in musical scores as the Lewis Porter biography does.

Other books have discussed Coltrane’s musical importance, which is not minimal, but this book goes more in to the nature of his spiritual journeying and how he affected those people whom he came into contact with. In contrast to his previous album for Impulse!

Chasin’ the Trane – John Coltrane Quartet | Song Info | AllMusic

Zac Olsen rated it it was amazing Oct 16, InColtrane created controversy both with the hiring of Eric Dolphy and with the kind of music his band was playing. Coltrane “Live” at the Village Vanguard is the tenth album by jazz musician John Coltrane and his first live album, released in on Impulse Recordscatalogue A The story of Coltrane’s life is almost as extraordinary as his music, but then again his music was very much the story of his life. Can you imagine sitting at the Half Note Club and taking in a Coltrane set?


I also listened to 5 of his C. I 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.

A Song of John Coltrane. To hear the insight of those who knew chasim, lived with him, loved him, and worked with him is invaluable!.

Coltrane: Chasin’ the Trane

In reaction to the Quintet’s residency at the Village Vanguard in New York City starting in late OctoberDown Beat critic John Tynan described the group as “musical nonsense being peddled in the name of jazz” and “a horrifying demonstration of what appears to be a growing anti-jazz trend. On Tranne 23,Impulse!

May 28, doug bowman rated it really liked it. Aug 04, Solor rated it it was amazing. Here’s a ludicrous quote: