John Coltrane

Elected to the Hall of Fame
1965 Readers Poll

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    In 1958, John Coltrane turned 32. He’d just rejoined Miles Davis’ band after a sojourn with Thelonious Monk, and had in the previous year finally freed himself of his addiction to drugs and alcohol.

    John Coltrane at the Age of 32

    Perhaps the most striking thing about the current resurgence of interest in John Coltrane is the extent to which it…

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    The development of John Coltrane (1926–1967) during a single year is documented on Coltrane ’58: The Prestige Recordings (Craft).

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    Archbishop Franzo King and the Rev. Mother Marina King perform at the Church of St. John Coltrane in San Francisco.

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    On June 29, the Impulse! label issued previously unreleased studio recordings by John Coltrane (left), Elvin Jones, Jimmy Garrison and McCoy Tyner under the title Both Directions At Once: The Lost Album.

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    Recordings that make up Musical Prophet: The Expanded 1963 New York Studio Sessions sat in a Long Island home, untouched, for decades.

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    Drummer Eric Harland teamed with tenor saxophonist Daniel Rovin and bassist Austin White to found the label GSI Records.

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    One of the highly anticipated LP releases for Record Store Day Black Friday (Nov. 23) is Eric Dolphy’s Musical Prophet: The Expanded 1963 New York Studio Sessions, from Resonance Records.

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    Ron Stein, Coltrane Home board president, and Michelle Coltrane hug Oct. 10 during an announcement about the Dix Hills home of Alice and John Coltrane.

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    John Coltrane’s Both Directions At Once: The Lost Album (Impulse!) was recorded in 1963 and only now is being released.

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    On June 29, the Impulse! label will issue previously unreleased studio recordings by John Coltrane (left), Elvin Jones, Jimmy Garrison and McCoy Tyner under the title Both Directions At Once: The Lost Album.

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    Grant Green (1935–’79) is one of the dozens of artists who are showcased on Record Store Day releases.

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    Miles Davis (left) onstage with John Coltrane.

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    Pianist Marcus Roberts interprets the music of John Coltrane on a new trio album.

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    Guitarist Raphael Roginski has performed as a solo artist, in duos and in numerous ensembles.

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    Members of the Sai Anantam Singers perform during a tribute to Alice Coltrane at the Knockdown Center in Queens, New York, on May 21.

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    A promotional still from the film Chasing Trane, which premiered April 14 at the IFC Center in New York City.

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    John Coltrane’s masterpiece A Love Supreme, reissued in 2015 as a deluxe three-CD set, is one of many classic albums recorded by the late engineer Rudy Van Gelder.

    Trane Tracks

    (The following article, “Trane Tracks,” was written by Thomas Staudter and published in the September 2014 issue of…

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    Miles Davis (shown here) and John Coltrane will be feted by Jazz at Lincoln Center during the Miles and Trane Festival May 12–14 (Photo: DownBeat Archives)



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