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December 11, 2018

 

Tyner Time: McCoy Tyner’s Blue Note Years

At the end of 1965 pianist McCoy Tyner left John Coltrane’s group and struck out on his own, eventually recording a series of albums for the Blue Note label that began the extension of his jazz legacy beyond the Coltrane quartet.

September 23, 2018

 

Trane ’63: A Classic, A Challenge, A Change

In 1963 saxophonist John Coltrane made a jazz-vocal masterpiece with Johnny Hartman as well as another album only recently discovered, met a woman who would become his wife and musical partner, and dealt with the temporary loss of his favorite drummer.

September 19, 2016

 

Trane ’62: The Classic Coltrane Quartet Begins

In 1962 John Coltrane collaborated with Duke Ellington, recorded an all-ballads LP, and established the group now known as the Classic Quartet.

September 23, 2010

 

When Trane Met The Equinox: Happy Birthday, John Coltrane

The convergence of two stellar events: the birth of John Coltrane and the beginning of autumn.

September 21, 2009

 

The John Coltrane Songbook

John Coltrane revolutionized the sound of modern jazz and wrote a number of compositions that have become jazz standards.

October 21, 2006

 

Away From The Spaceways: John Gilmore

Tenor saxophonist John Gilmore spent most of his career with Sun Ra and his Arkestra, recording outside of Sun Ra’s band on only a handful of occasions.

February 19, 2005

 

Meet The Jazztet

A program of recordings taken from the recent Mosaic collection of Benny Golson and Art Farmer's work for the Argo and Mercury labels between 1960 and 1962.

October 9, 2004

 

Inception: McCoy Tyner On Impulse

Pianist McCoy Tyner joined John Coltrane's group at the age of 22 in 1960 and signed with Impulse not long after Coltrane moved to the label in 1961.

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