Category Archives: Jazz

John Coltrane: Traneing In

Traneing In is a 1957 album released with John Coltrane as the leader, accompanied by the Red Garland Trio, comprised of pianist Garland, bassist Paul Chambers, and drummer Art Taylor. This is the same year that Trane was working with Thelonious Monk, a major event in the development of his playing at that time. Here he is relaxed and blowing swinging blues with a rhythm section that certainly knows how to swing.

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John Coltrane: A Love Supreme

A Love Supreme has always been John Coltrane’s most popular album, occupying a special place in listener’s hearts almost since the day it was released. Thus it should come as no surprise that this legendary album achieved Gold status according to the Recording Industry Association of America. This is the first Coltrane recording to receive this honor, and it speaks well of the lasting influence of Coltrane and his music on a whole new generation of listeners.

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“Rubberband” is NOT the great, lost Miles Davis album

This September will see the release by Rhino Records of a Miles Davis album, an album that is ‘previously unheard,’ “previously unreleased’ or even ‘lost’ depending on what press release or music blog you read. The album, titled Rubberband after its most fully realized track, will hit stores September 9. 

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