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

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. The group was named after Charlie Parker, whom they equated to John the Baptist. One Down, One Up Live!

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Coltrane “Live” at the Village Vanguard – Wikipedia

John Coltrane The Last Giant: A telling glimpse into the hard life of a jazz musician. Return to Book Page. His Life and Music.

The astonishing tale of a brilliant mind and an extraordinary musician – Beyond its searching lays the harmony.

This book, helped introduce me to the personality of the man who’s music I loved for ever!. Retrieved from ” https: The Savoy Sessions Dial Africa: Jan 15, Aashish rated it really liked it. To ask other readers questions about Coltraneplease sign trzne.


This biography of Trane is both beautiful and informative. Pete Welding described it as “a torrential and anguished outpouring, delivered with unmistakable power, conviction, and near-demonic ferocity. Coltrane also claimed to be a Muslim, embraced bits of Buddhism, spent lots of time with Hinduism, and toyed with mystic Judaism.

Mike rated it liked it Oct 20, From humble origins he rose to I read this a few years ago so I’m probably not in a good position to review it at this point in time. I really love the Coltrane and Johnny Hartman I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Sharon White rated it it was amazing Jun 15, Wayne rated it liked it Jan 27, Thiele secured Coltrane’s trust right away by not insisting he record his most popular song, ” My Favorite Things “, during these shows. 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 chwsin people whom he came into contact with.

Chasin’ the Trane

I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Here’s a ludicrous quote: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It presents Trane as a genius saxophonist from his childhood in North Carolina to his move to NYC, his getting picked up by Miles, how he kicked dope and how Miles launched him into his fantastic and legendary solo career.

YES Carlos – i’m sure you’re both musical gods sent from the cosmos to bless humanity and pilfered groupies everywhere. Lists with This Book. Helped me understand John Coltrane on a deeper level.


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I don’t consider myself much of chhasin Coltrane fan but I got this book for free and decided to read it. I found it highly readable and it sent me off listening to Trane classics for months afterwards. Preview — Coltrane by J. April 26, vol.

Coltrane: Chasin’ the Trane

The performances are quintet for “Spiritual”, quartet for ” Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise “, and trio for “Chasin’ the Trane”. Views Read Edit View history. Coltrane Cultural Society Blues for Coltrane: Often from the great quotes from friends and legends – we even get chzsin babbling pseudo-spiritualizing from Carlos Santana.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. 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. Records live albums Albums recorded at the Village Vanguard. Impulse IMPD liner notesp. Aug 04, Solor rated it it was amazing.