John Coltrane

John Coltrane

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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.

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Top Albums

  • The Very Best Of John Coltrane
    The Very Best Of John Coltrane
  • Giant Steps
    Giant Steps
  • Blue Train
    Blue Train
  • A Love Supreme
    A Love Supreme
  • My Favorite Things
    My Favorite Things
  • The Ultimate Blue Train
    The Ultimate Blue Train
  • Trane's Blues
    Trane's Blues
  • John Coltrane And Johnny Hartman
    John Coltrane And Johnny Hartman
  • The Very Best Of Jazz - John Coltrane
    The Very Best Of Jazz - John Coltrane
  • Coltrane For Lovers
    Coltrane For Lovers
  • Soultrane
    Soultrane
  • Coltrane's Sound
    Coltrane's Sound
  • Ballads
    Ballads
  • Lush Life
    Lush Life
  • Duke Ellington & John Coltrane
    Duke Ellington & John Coltrane
  • Coltrane Jazz
    Coltrane Jazz
  • Interstellar Space
    Interstellar Space
  • Coltrane Plays the Blues
    Coltrane Plays the Blues
  • Meditations
    Meditations
  • Coltrane
    Coltrane
  • The Heavyweight Champion: The Complete Atlantic Recordings (disc 2)
    The Heavyweight Champion: The Complete Atlantic Recordings (disc 2)
  • Ascension
    Ascension
  • Triple Best Of
    Triple Best Of
  • Afro Blue Impressions
    Afro Blue Impressions
  • Impressions
    Impressions
  • Blue Train (Rudy Van Gelder Edition)
    Blue Train (Rudy Van Gelder Edition)
  • Standards
    Standards
  • Olé Coltrane
    Olé Coltrane
  • The Gentle Side Of John Coltrane
    The Gentle Side Of John Coltrane
  • Crescent
    Crescent
  • Stellar Regions
    Stellar Regions
  • Live At Birdland
    Live At Birdland
  • A Giant Step In Jazz
    A Giant Step In Jazz
  • Heavyweight Champion: The Complete Atlantic Recordings
    Heavyweight Champion: The Complete Atlantic Recordings
  • Blue Train Special
    Blue Train Special
  • Ole Coltrane
    Ole Coltrane
  • The Definitive John Coltrane On Prestige And Riverside
    The Definitive John Coltrane On Prestige And Riverside
  • Dakar
    Dakar
  • My Favourite Things
    My Favourite Things
  • Sun Ship
    Sun Ship
  • Stardust [Rudy Van Gelder edition]
    Stardust [Rudy Van Gelder edition]
  • Expression
    Expression
  • Plays For Lovers
    Plays For Lovers
  • Traneing In
    Traneing In
  • Blue Trane: John Coltrane Plays The Blues
    Blue Trane: John Coltrane Plays The Blues
  • The Heavyweight Champion: The Complete Atlantic Recordings (disc 4)
    The Heavyweight Champion: The Complete Atlantic Recordings (disc 4)
  • The Best Of John Coltrane
    The Best Of John Coltrane
  • Newport '63
    Newport '63

John Coltrane. Artist Bio

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.

Read more about John Coltrane on Last.fm.


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