Brandi Carlile and her friends in the country supergroup The Highwomen are looking to turn the tide of the music business’ attitude towards women artists, and she’s bringing the legendary Tanya Tucker along for the ride.
Coltrane is heard here along with stellar sax players that include Frank Wess, Zoot Sims, Al Cohn, Paul Quinchette, Hank Mobley (all tenor players) as well as baritone sax greats Cecil Payne and Pepper Adams.
Traneing Inis 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.
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.