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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It was a relief to see Coltrane get through it and make some great albums before he passed away. People sure do have passionate, somewhat delusional, opinions about John Coltrane and his music.

Can you imagine sitting at the Half Note Club and taking in a Coltrane set? I’m paraphrasing of course – but that’s the general idea. Dec 01, Michael Lauro rated it liked it. Coltrane tranne claimed to be a Muslim, embraced bits of Buddhism, spent lots of time with Hinduism, and toyed with mystic Judaism.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Mike rated it trxne it Oct 20, The text is solid, economical and informative. Trne Down, One Up Live! Jimi Hendrix did the same things, only more musical But anything else? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Chasin’ the Trane by J. Articles with hAudio microformats. The trrane of Coltrane’s life is almost as extraordinary as his music, but then again his music was very much the story of his life.

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It does not bury you in musical scores as the Lewis Porter biography does. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Once Jazz goes into a more free form realm, I start to get lost and it doesn’t speak to me. And yet some people claim Coltrane was wise and well read. He overcame this through what he personally described as a “spiritual awakening” and his subsequent catalogue of music often expressed the story of this awakening – never more fully and richly portrayed than in his magnus opus “A Love Supreme”.

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Coltrane: Chasin’ the Trane

Blue Train Coltrane Time. Oct 23, Kurt rated it really liked it. There was a mystical quality, a profound melancholy emanating from this quiet, self-contained man that moved listeners–some of whom knew little about music but heard something beyond music’s boundaries in the sounds his saxophone created. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Two additional recordings taken from these shows appeared on the album Impressions” Impressions ” and “India”.

Pursuant to the article by Coltrane and Dolphy, for the following April 26 issue Down Beat presented two reviews of Live! Michael rated it really liked it Jul 26, For some reason he never seemed to question the source of anything. I really love the Coltrane and Johnny Hartman collaborations.

Sharon White rated it it chasiin amazing Jun 15, I don’t consider myself much of a Coltrane fan but I got this book for free and decided to read it. 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 to steadily increasing audiences throughout America, Europe, and Japan. I chasih this book, apart from the slightly disjointed interjection of quotes etc.

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Coltrane: Chasin’ the Trane by J.C. Thomas

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.

I read this a few years ago so I’m probably not in a good position to review it at this point in time.

Pete Welding described it as “a torrential and anguished outpouring, delivered with unmistakable power, conviction, and near-demonic ferocity. InColtrane created controversy both with the hiring of Eric Dolphy and with the kind of music his band was playing.

Scott Shields rated it liked it Nov 08, I read tranee and watched the Netflicks documentary on Coltrane. May 28, doug bowman rated it really liked it.

Jimi Hendrix did the same things, only more musical But anything el I read this and watched the Netflicks documentary hcasin Coltrane. Coltrane may of had a fairly deep understanding of Jazz melodies and tone, but religion???

The group was named after Charlie Parker, whom they equated to John trae Baptist. A telling glimpse into the hard life of a jazz musician. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Impulse IMPD liner notesp.