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The complete Africa / Brass sessions

John Coltrane Quartet (performer), John Coltrane (performer), McCoy Tyner (performer)
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Title
The complete Africa / Brass sessions
Performer
John Coltrane Quartet John Coltrane 1926-1967 (saxofoon) McCoy Tyner 1938-2020 (piano) Reggie Workman  (bas) Elvin Jones 1927-2004 (drums)
Publisher
Impulse, 1995
2 cd's + boekje
Recording date
1961
EAN
0011105216821
CDR
JE13471

About John Coltrane Quartet

John William Coltrane (September 23, 1926 – July 17, 1967) was an American jazz saxophonist and composer. Working in the bebop and hard bop idioms early in his career, Coltrane helped pioneer the use of modes and was at the forefront of free jazz. He led at least fifty recording sessions and appeared on many albums by other musicians, including trumpeter Miles Davis and pianist Thelonious Monk. Over the course of his career, Coltrane's music took on an increasingly spiritual dimension, as exemplified on his most acclaimed albums A Love Supreme (1965) and Ascension (1966). He remains one of the most influential saxophonists in music history. He received numerous posthumous awards, including a Pulitzer Prize in 2007, and was canonized by the African Orthodox Church. His second wife was pianist and harpist Alice Coltrane. The couple had three children: John Jr. (1964–1982), a bassist; Ravi (born 1965), a saxophonist; and Oran (born …Read more on Wikipedia

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