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    1. Kind of Blue
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    2. Thelonious Monk Quartet with John
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    3. A Love Supreme
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    4. Back to Mono (1958-1969)
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    5. Mingus Ah Um
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    6. Spain Again
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    7. Somethin' Else
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    8. Moanin'
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    9. Blue Train
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    10. 'Round About Midnight
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    11. The Very Best of John Coltrane
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    12. M.F. Horn
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    13. Speak No Evil
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    14. The Legendary Prestige Quintet
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    15. Stan Getz & The Oscar Peterson
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    16. John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman
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    17. Thelonious Monk with John Coltrane
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    19. Ken Burns's Jazz: The Story of
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    20. My Favorite Things

    1. Kind of Blue
    Audio CD (25 March, 1997)
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    Asin: B000002ADT
    Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    This is the one jazz record owned by people who don't listen to jazz, and with good reason. The band itself is extraordinary (proof of Miles Davis's masterful casting skills, if not of God's existence), listing John Coltrane and Julian "Cannonball" Adderley on saxophones, Bill Evans (or, on "Freddie Freeloader," Wynton Kelly) on piano, and the crack rhythm unit of Paul Chambers on bass and Jimmy Cobb on drums. Coltrane's astringency on tenor is counterpoised to Adderley's funky self on alto, with Davis moderating between them as Bill Evans conjures up a still lake of sound on which they walk. Meanwhile, the rhythm partnership of Cobb and Chambers is prepared to click off time until eternity. It was the key recording of what became modal jazz, a music free of the fixed harmonies and forms of pop songs. In Davis's men's hands it was a weightless music, but one that refused to fade into the background. In retrospect every note seems perfect, and each piece moves inexorably towards its destiny. Read more

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    5-0 out of 5 stars Listen to Coltrane on this album
    I've never heard him solo more beautifully, more hauntingly that he does on this album.There are very few works of art that can bring me to tears but his solos on Blue in Green and Flamenco Sketches are among the most emotional than I've ever heard.
    5-0 out of 5 stars Kind of Blue by Mles
    Enjoying my purchase a lot; takes me "back to the day."Arrived timely, in good repair.Would order from you again.

    5-0 out of 5 stars A Must Have...for Jazz Enthusiasts
    This is definately "one" to add to your Jazz Collection!!A Classic!! ... Read more

    Subjects:  1. Hard Bop    2. Jazz    3. Jazz Music    4. Modal Music    5. Pop    6. Post-Bop    7. Trumpet    8. United States of America   


    2. Thelonious Monk Quartet with John Coltrane at Carnegie Hall
    by Blue Note Records
    Audio CD (27 September, 2005)
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    Asin: B000AV2GCE
    Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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    Every year sees a crop of newly found jazz gems, but rarely are listeners treated to anything as special as this 1957 concert recording of Thelonious Monk and John Coltrane, which was accidentally discovered in an unmarked box by a Library of Congress engineer early in 2005. Until now, fans could only dream of hearing these two immortals play together beyond the three studio tracks they left behind. But here they are, hitting their stride at an all-star benefit concert, basking in the chemistry they had developed in Monk's quartet during the preceding weeks at New York's Five Spot. Coltrane's playing is a revelation. He's both an inspired accompanist and a galvanizing soloist, taking the music to new heights with his bold, brilliantly challenging, and sometimes jaw-dropping phrases, note clusters, and blasts of power. Sharing with Coltrane a newfound sense of freedom following the personal and professional troubles that had plagued them both, Monk is clearly tickled to be in the tenorist's presence, injecting humorous commentaries and otherwise asserting his eccentric genius as a pianist. The material, which was very well recorded by the Voice of America, includes Monk classics like "Epistrophy," "Monk's Moods," and "Evidence," as well as a striking rendition of the standard "Sweet and Lovely." This is music that not only bears repeated listenings, but also demands them--the ultimate definition of a classic. Read more

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    3-0 out of 5 stars didn't love it
    I think both these artists are just too strong in personality to share the same stage. Coletrane seems very laid back and playing the amiable sideman for the most part. Monk is not at his weird Monk-ist by a long shot. There's a l-o-n-g bass solo that defies you not to hit the skip-track button. I have never experienced boredom or impatience in the work of these giants, but I felt it here.
    5-0 out of 5 stars A Brief History Lesson
    I could go on and on about the good points of this CD, but it would be pointless seeing that it has a 4.5 star rating after 97 reviews. I will however clear up some inaccurate statements, so those who are thinking about purchasing the CD won't be unjustly persuaded, and those new to Jazz won't take such statements as fact.
    5-0 out of 5 stars Thelonious Rules
    Despite rumors to the contrary Thelonious Monk has not been living in a monastery. No, honestly this disc of the misplaced of 1957 Carnegie Hall performance is a respectable recording.Monk is in true form here.
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    Subjects:  1. Hard Bop    2. Jazz    3. Pop    4. United States of America   


    3. A Love Supreme
    by Impulse Records
    Audio CD (19 August, 2003)
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    Asin: B0000A118M
    Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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    • Original recording reissued
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    2-0 out of 5 stars A BORE SUPREME...A BORE SUPREME...
    I bought this CD.I listened to this CD.And then I listened again, and again...ad nauseum.I get jazz.I love jazz.I "get" spiritual jazz.This music is a load of crap.It is boring, goes nowhere, and I fail to see why, when so much brilliantly done spiritual oriented jazz has been created, one would rather kneel at the alter of such mediocrity.That Coltrane may have advanced the modal boundaries of jazz/sax does not a great (or even good, evidently) album make.Trance-inducing offerings by Szabo, Tjader, Byrd, Hubbard, Hancock, Hutcherson, Horn and many others actually DO achieve the accolades unrightfully heaped upon this monotonous drone of a squak, so forego the lip service paid this and pursue those players for genuinely moving soul food if you, too, are able to listen to the MUSIC with your ears, instead of the hype.

    5-0 out of 5 stars A Sound Supreme
    Clearly influenced by his years free from heroin and alcohol, and his subsequent spiritual odysseys into Islam and other eastern orthodoxies, and his theretofore newfound sense of freedom to make music according to his own inspiration, A Love Supreme is unquestionably Trane's cleanest and most spiritual music. "Allah Supreme....Allah Supreme." Is that a refrain in A love Supreme? Well, that's a question for the ages, but it sure sounds right and I wouldn't bet against it. This is the Album....this is Trane! This album has long reigned as the supreme work in its genre.
    5-0 out of 5 stars Should Be Required Listening in All High Schools

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    Subjects:  1. Avant-Garde    2. Avant-Garde Jazz    3. Bass    4. Free Jazz    5. Hard Bop    6. Jazz    7. Jazz Music    8. Modal Music    9. Pop    10. Post-Bop    11. Saxophone    12. United States of America   


    4. Back to Mono (1958-1969)
    by Abkco
    Audio CD (12 November, 1991)
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    Asin: B000003BDM
    Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    Among producers, his name remains the simile of choice. If some hotshot studio whiz emerges in, say, hip-hop, he's inevitably labeled "the Phil Spector of rap." That's quite a statement given that decades have passed since this boy from the Bronx remodeled rock & roll to suit his own visions of grandeur. The story of the girl-group auteur is a fascinating one. Spector composed a No. 1 hit at 17 (the Teddy Bears' "To Know Him Is to Love Him," its title inspired by the inscription on his father's tombstone). By 19 he was head of A&R for Atlantic Records. By the time he was 22, he'd founded his own label (Philles) and was churning out Wall of Sound hits at an unprecedented clip, beginning with the Crystals' "He's a Rebel." The four-disc Read more

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    5-0 out of 5 stars The Genius of"Teen-age Opera"
    The work of Phil Spector has withstood the tests of time, critics and "grown-ups" that rejected the "Boy Genius" very early in his career, but later had to admit their naked ignorance as he turned out hit after classic hit.This is THE DEFINITIVE COLLECTION, released on Phil's own label, the original analog tapes hand-picked and mastered under his direction, and they're all here - Ike & Tina, The Righteous Brothers, The Crystals, Ben E. King, Gene Pitney, even Spector's own teen group, the Teddy Bears.Spector was renowned for his infamous preference for "stacking" instrument upon instrument on the analog tape, crowding Gold Star Studios with dozens of soon-to-be-famous musicians and singers (Leon Russell, Hal Blaine, Glen Campbell, Jim Gordon, Larry Knechtel, Barney Kessel, Jack Nitzsche, Don Randi, Billy Strange, Jim Horn, Red Callendar), all playing at once with very little "overdubs," resulting in this mesmerizing, densely erotic cacophony that came to be called the "wall of sound."These are the songs that have been called "teenage mini-operas" because they spoke of unrequited love, pubescent loss, the torment of adolescence and rebellion, and yet they spill over with pure joy and unabashed beauty, and mostly clock in under 3 minutes.This is a "must-have" jewel for anyone enamored of the wonderful era of "real musicians" playing "real charts," directed by the true innovator in recorded art.It's an especially rich set of "girl-groups," and though the collection may be heavily weighted with The Ronettes, it's fully understandable since Ronnie Bennett became Phil's wife and (still, I think) his life-long muse.There are too many great songs to go into here, just suffice it to say that to fully grasp the power of American pop music, you have to understand the impact of Spector.

    5-0 out of 5 stars The Great Wall of Sound!!!
    Phil Spector produced some of the best music in the history of Rock and Roll, hands down, or should I say hands up. Well, the Ronnettes were great and that wall of sound was great as well. I'm sure that wall of sound was heard on Februrary the third as well as those great times in the 60's. The vocal harmonies are infectious and those sound effects are great, especially the shots going off in the background of the mind of the legendary producer. How was all of this achieved? Was it just weird timing or did he actually have these goals planned out, that's one of the questions that may never be answered, but at least we are left with some excellent music. Of course such a genius producer may have been a genius in many aspects including music, but not necessarily confined to it. To set something up this elaborate would be speculative, no pun intended, but how does a producer like this work in the studio? Does he plan out every move or is he more spontaneous, does he just go with the flow once he's on to something, or was the production carefully planned. More than likely, this production was a spontaneous act of a talented mind, and so twisted in such a way that all of the achievements are hidden behind the wall of sound. The creatively sick way to achieve nothing. An end to a song like no other than the great clown Gacy, the twin to our producer hero, the real John Wayne, the real hero, not a clown at all, but an incredibly adept individual, a true killer in every sense. And I'm sure he will now be having much fun in the mens showers with his new friends!!! What a great accomplishment!!!! Sincerely, Bunster Gorbin

    5-0 out of 5 stars Doo-Wop meets Wagner
    The early sixties produced some great musicians, including Ray Charles, John Coltrane, and Bob Dylan. I was in college at the time, and I listened to all of them.
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    Subjects:  1. Adult Contemporary    2. Baroque Pop    3. Blue-Eyed Soul    4. Bop    5. Box Sets (Audio Only)    6. Brill Building Pop    7. Cool    8. Country-Rock    9. Folk-Rock    10. Fusion    11. Girl Group    12. Hard Bop    13. Latin Jazz    14. Oldies    15. Pop    16. Pop-Soul    17. Pop/Rock    18. Popular Music    19. R&B    20. Rock   


    5. Mingus Ah Um
    Audio CD (16 February, 1999)
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    Asin: B00000I14Z
    Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    Mercurial bassist and bandleader Charles Mingus was signed to Columbia Records for the briefest of time during 1959. His Columbia recordings, however, remain some of the most inspired, mood-jumping jazz in history. The flowing sadness of "Goodbye Porkpie Hat" (unedited here for the first time on CD!) rings like a funeral chorus that pitches headlong into a celebration of Lester Young's life and improvising flexibility, rather than his death. And there's the funky furnace blast of "Boogie Stop Shuffle" (also unedited!), which reaches its glory with Booker Ervin's Texas tenor sax, wrapped tight in bluesy tone. With the index of emotions captured, these songs nail why Mingus is possibly the most relevant jazzer for the '90s generation. He swings and shouts and hollers and somersaults. His tunes either induce foot-stomping with their intensity or reach for poignant yearning with their lyrical tapestry of orchestral colors. Read more

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    • Original recording reissued
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    5-0 out of 5 stars An excellent album from the multifaceted Charles Mingus
    This is the CD you should buy if you're new to Mingus. It came out during a highly creative period in his life, and contains some of his most memorable compostions. Ah Um may not be his most ambitious album or his best, but it is one of his most well rounded and diverse, showing many of the styles, quirks and facets that make Charles Mingus one of the top jazz composers of all time. And it's all laid out in easily digestable morsels, ie some of the songs were edited to make them more concise and able to fit on vinyl. Don't worry, the edits are not noticable. Is it bop? Is it post bop? Is it swing? Well, yes and no. Mingus looks not only to big bands, bebop, and hard bop circa 1959, but also gospel, spirituals, pre-jazz and the blues for inspiration. Ah Um is as diverse and eclectic as it is enjoyable. It points the way to the many directions Mingus was exploring or would explore in his later career. Ah Um is a wonderful look into the music of a great mind and is by turns angry, sad, tender, sarcastic, joyful and damn good. You can feel the passion.

    5-0 out of 5 stars How speak of jazz without regard for Mr. Mingus
    1 of 3-5 star lps- (see "Blues and Roots" and "Dynasty") issued by Mingus in 50's.All his own compositions, the song flow is unparalleled.No song can be called better than another, but, of course, we all favor some.Listen to his eloquent 'Goodbye Pork Pie Hat' Charlie's tribute to lester young.Check out 'Fables of Faubus; and think about.... CIVIL RIGHTS!Overwhelming opening funk/jazz piece "Better Git It In Your Soul"Mingus was certainly a master composer, creator, artist and a central link, between at most, 2 other great jazz composers.Buying this cd is a 'no brainer' for anyone of an age that knows what was, is and will be good for as long as we have ears.Companion cd is "Dynasty".The man who entitled his auto-biography "Beneath the Underdog" still gets way too little respect.

    5-0 out of 5 stars A Fascinating and Revealing masterpiece
    i always knew that Mingus was great...but it was not something that i could attest to through personal experience. i had seen the light that was Coltrane, Davis, Sun Ra, Dolphy...but Mingus' masterpieces somehow eluded me. probably due to the fact that i just simply did not take the time to check them out. well, i picked up Mingus Ah Um (finally)...and it all rang true. not only was this man an excellent bass player, but a true genius in composing. his music shines bright with a broad range of feeling and emotion. the righteous anger is present within the notes...anger that boiled hot over the shakey political/cultural climate of the times. but the music's fireis stoked by coals of passion and sincerity, jazz morphs into the blues and swings into melodies so alive and free that they can't be denied in their originality and greatness. i've been listening to this album only about 10 times and i'm still finding new things revealed to me with each spin. Mingus' vision grows deeper and more profound each time around. and there's so much more to explore and discover. ... Read more

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    6. Spain Again
    by Decca
    Audio CD (19 September, 2006)
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    Asin: B000F8ZN7W
    Sales Rank: 3177
    Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    5-0 out of 5 stars Two Monsters Creating Beauty
    I had the opportunity to see them live on their only presentantion at the National Theater in Santo Domingo this past 29th of September.These two artists play together as if they were Heart & Lungs.Following Camilo with the piano is like Mission Imposible but Tomatito, without hesitation, follows in a way that it merges its flamenco roots with Camilo's caribbean beat...the funny part is that they also play tangos.Both are legends.This fusion is the pure definition of music pleasure.This is a MUST HAVE CD in your Jazz, New Age, Lounge, Caribbean, Flamenco or Tango music collection.

    5-0 out of 5 stars Don'tmiss this one!
    If you love deliciously involving music, when fingers of time stroke your subconsious, and you feel moved to keep time with your whole body, this is the music for you!It is pure delight, complicated and complex, simple and direct, like love with notes!
    5-0 out of 5 stars Triumphant again
    Spain was a triumph in Jazz. Both Michel Camillo and Tomatito are stars in their field. As a pianist Camillo is one of the most distinct voices of his generation. Both bold and tender, at the same time robust and subtle. A voice recognized out of many. The same goes for Tomatito. His work on the flamenco guitar is one that is seldom approached by other players. When both man teamed up for Spain they sounded like a match made in heaven. Tomatito and Camillo sounded as if they had been playing together for years. Spain left you desperate for more.
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    Subjects:  1. Hard Bop    2. Int'l & World Music    3. Jazz    4. Latin Jazz    5. Pop    6. Spain & Portugal    7. United States of America   


    7. Somethin' Else
    by Blue Note Records
    Audio CD (09 March, 1999)
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    Asin: B00000I41J
    Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    When alto saxophonist Cannonball Adderley culled together this quartet, he grabbed three champions from seemingly disparate schools to complement his flinty solos: Miles Davis, the king of cool; Art Blakey, the thundering force of hard bop; Hank Jones, a veteran of swing; and Sam Jones, a versatile bassist adaptable to nearly any setting. The results are one of Blue Note's most beloved albums. The open-ended beauty of "Autumn Leaves," which features Davis beautifully stating the melody on muted trumpet, sounds like it could easily be an outtake from Read more

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    5-0 out of 5 stars Smooth Sounds for an Autumn Day!
    I first acquired this album as a cassette and basically wore it out because I loved it so much. I'm happy to say that sound quality of this cd is absolutely amazing. You'll feel like you're in the same room with these guys even though this timeless music was recorded nearly 50 years ago! As a jazz musician I know that "Autumn Leaves" has become a song the many people are sick of, but this is the best version of this really poignant melody. There is little doubt that Cannonball was the greatest alto sax player in jazz history, and certainly one of the most lyrical and explosive horn players in all of jazz during his lifetime. He shows it on the incredible version of "Dancing in the Dark", taking his playing to new and unexpected heights. This is some of the most mellow playing you'll hear from Art Blakey on any record, but he is still brilliant and keeps the band moving right along. "One for daddy-o" has a wonderful slow groove that works very well. The extra track included on this disc, "Bangoon", is a very catchy tune that rounds out this remarkable cd. To put it bluntly, no jazz collection is complete without this record. If I could only take 10 cds with me to a deserted island for the rest of my life this would be one of them!

    5-0 out of 5 stars "Allison Uncle" and "Rangoon"
    There are a few reissues of this absolutely great Cannonball Adderley recording. The first five cuts on all the reissues are the same 5 cuts that make up the original vinyl LP. A few of the reissued CD's have an additional sixth cut. The sixth cut was discovered by Blue Note and initially released in Japan in 1982 and given the name "Allison's Uncle" because Nat Adderley's daughter was born on the day it was recorded. Further research revealed that the mystery tune is a Hank Jones composition that the pianist recorded as "Rangoon" with the Gigi Gryce/Donald Byrd Jazz Lab quintet for a Jubilee label in August 1957. Therefore, please be advised that "Allison's Uncle" and "Rangoon" and the same exact cut, just with a different name for the same song. I got this info from the Rudy Van Gelder Edition footnotes by Bob Blumenthal. Tidbits like this are very important to me and thought it might be valuable to others as well.

    5-0 out of 5 stars You will never tire of this
    The richness of tone and beauty of melody achieved in these sessions is difficult to match.Nothing is forced, everyone takes their turn without any sense of impatience or underlying rancor, yet the performances display an understanding of the opportunity and a sense that judgments will be made regarding the workcreated here.The result is a piece of art that is seemless, timeless and ever-rewarding to the listener.It is well-recorded and balanced, displaying Alfred Lion-Rudy Van Gelder seminal production values.Cannonball proves himself well-suited to play with the all-stars in this assemblage, but it is Miles Davis who, seemingly without effort, ascends to the top of this marvelous recording.Stands with Kind of Blue, Blue Train, Portrait in Jazz and a few other recordings as one of the high points of the seminal era of jazz. ... Read more

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    8. Moanin'
    by Blue Note Records
    Audio CD (23 March, 1999)
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    Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    This is truly one of the great classics of hard bop, with drummer Art Blakey leading arguably his greatest Jazz Messengers lineup through a driving program that never lets up. Tenor saxophonist Benny Golson (whose composition "Along Came Betty" is heard here, subsequently becoming a jazz classic), brilliant trumpeter Lee Morgan, and funky pianist Bobby Timmons (who wrote the hit title cut) each take some of the best solos of their great careers, and Blakey was never greater. No jazz record collection should be without this disc. It remains one of the premier items in Blue Note's catalog, and rightfully so. As part of Blue Note's 1999 60th anniversary celebration, original session producer Rudy Van Gelder's done a smash job remixing Read more

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    5-0 out of 5 stars Cornerstone of jazz you must own
    I have to agree with Nero.There isn't a bad track on Moanin'...I actually think it gets better with each tune.If you don't have this in your collection or want to introduce someone to top-notch jazz, buy this CD.

    5-0 out of 5 stars Awesome
    Moanin' and Miles Davis' "Kind of Blue" are my two favorite jazz albums. When people ask me for an introduction to jazz I recommend those two, cuz if they don't like 'em they just ain't ever gonna like jazz!
    5-0 out of 5 stars MoanAlongWith The Messengers
    This is truly one of the handful of cd's that is impossible to overrate;it's one of a handful of albums I'd use asan intro to jazz. I can listen to this and 'Song For My Father' by Horace Silver,indefinately,without deciding which hard-bop cd wins.Everybody on this cd- pianist Bobby Timmons,who composed the unforgettable title track, Benny Golson on tenor sax and composer of 4 cuts,including the jazz standard 'Along Came Betty',Art Blakey,who tears it up on drums and maybe,especially,for anyone who's a fan of trumpeter Lee Morgan-'Moanin' is a can't miss. ... Read more

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    9. Blue Train
    by Blue Note Records
    Audio CD (01 April, 1997)
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    Asin: B000005H7D
    Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    5-0 out of 5 stars One of the Most Definitive Jazz Albums
    John Coltrane's "Blue Train" ranks right up there with "Kind of Blue" by Miles Davis as one of the most definitive jazz albums of all time. The title track is the perfect jazz song, as well as a classic. My favorite is track 2, "Moment's Notice." It has such a melody. Its melody makes me feel happy and light as a feather. This CD also contains two alternate takes--one of the title track and one of "Lazy Bird," another excellent melody on the album.
    5-0 out of 5 stars This album got me into Jazz
    This is the album that inspired me to be a jazz musician. When I was in high school, deciding what I wanted to do with my life, debating whether to pursue a career in music or not, it was this album which made me sure that music would be something that I would stick with. The moment I heard it, I couldn't stop listening to it. The sounds are hypnotic and draw me into them every time I listen to the album again.
    5-0 out of 5 stars Jazz Masterpiece
    I cannot agree more with these dead-on reviews, this is a masterpiece. Every song is enjoyable, though the title track is the best...Coltrane's intensity here is stunning! Of course, there's also some fine double-bowed bass on Moment's Notice, more good sax playing (Biiiiiiig surprise) from Locomotion, and a great ballad in I'm Old Fashioned. My second-favorite, though, has got to be Lazy Bird, surpisingly uptempo considering its title. (Oh well, not complaining of course). Buy this! ... Read more

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    10. 'Round About Midnight
    Audio CD (17 April, 2001)
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    Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    In 1955, Miles Davis signed on with jazz powerhouse Columbia Records. With alto and tenor saxophonists Cannonball Adderley and John Coltrane, drummer Philly Joe Jones, bassist Paul Chambers, and pianist Red Garland, Davis released Read more

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    5-0 out of 5 stars A Miles Davis Masterpiece (Review Based On Original Tracks Only)
    There are great Miles Davis records (Milestones, E.S.P, Sketches of Spain), and then there are unforgettable ones. Along with Kind of Blue, 'Round About Midnight falls into the "unforgettable" category. Why? First and foremost, the title track, while very good performed by Monk, is found in its definitive version on this record. Miles' brooding muted trumpet sets the melody. Suddenly, the track explodes in a burst of energy and Trane completely steals the spotlight with ione of those solos that make him the best saxophonist in history. After that, it's back to the unforgettable melody. Ah-Leu-Cha picks the pace up severely, some very interesting chord progressions on that one. A fine reading of one of Bird's best. Things slow down again with the ballad All of You, again Miles plays the melody expressively,and Trane solos furiously during his spots. Standard Bye Bye Blackbird comes next, and I can say without a shred of doubt in my mind it's the best song on the album. If you can't tell it's a classic by the opening piano solo, you're beyond all help I can give you (which, to be fair, isn't much). Tadd's Delight is the closest this album comes to a weak song, and even then it has a nice melody. Dear Old Stockholm closes things out, and though normally I'm not a fan of Stan Getz, I love the group's reading of this tune (particularly that harmony part... it will stay in your head forever!) The CD reissue comes with four bonus tracks (Two Bass Hit, Little Melonae, Budo and Sweet Sue Just You), which range from brilliant (Little Melonae) to average (Sweet Sue).
    4-0 out of 5 stars The Beginning and the End
    Miles' debut album for Columbia Records - and the last LP by his original quintet - is very much in the same vein as the trumpeter's final Prestige sessions, which were in fact recorded almost simultaneously. There's nothing really new here - even the title track had already appeared on a Prestige LP in a nearly identical version - but the Maestro and his sidemen (John Coltrane on tenor sax, Red Garland on piano, Paul Chambers on bass and Philly Joe Jones on drums) play with verve and conviction, stamping their collective personality on the last all-covers program in Davis' catalogue. While subsequent releases such as MILESTONES and KIND OF BLUE are undoubtedly superior on all levels, 'ROUND ABOUT MIDNIGHT still deserves a place on any Miles Davis fan's shelf - even if the only thing distinguishing it from its predecessors is the record label.

    5-0 out of 5 stars Worth it just for Trane's 1st solo * * * * * *
    It is a "transplendid" moment when John Coltrane blazes in on the opening title track "'Round Midnight."
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    11. The Very Best of John Coltrane
    by Atlantic / Wea
    Audio CD (15 February, 2000)
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    With his inexhaustible technique, trademark sound, and limitless imagination, tenor and soprano saxophonist John Coltrane was one of jazz's most dominant musicians. This collection covers his important Atlantic Records sessions recorded from 1959 to 1960 (chronicled in their entirety on Read more

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    5-0 out of 5 stars A mellowed out masterpiece
    I am a music listener. I can listen to a large range of different styles. Even though majority of my reviews are in reference to Hip Hop and slamming Hip Not music. There are times where I don't want to hear MOP, Cormega or maybe UGK or Alice In Chains.
    4-0 out of 5 stars What's to say about the legendary Coltrane
    This greatest hits collection is really outstanding. Coltrane is sheerly brilliant with the Sax. He can literally do things nobody else can with that thing. This proves that with every track. But before purchasing this, decide whether you just want the basics, or if you really want to delve into his musical deepness. If you don't have the time and money, just pick up this album and you're pretty much set. But an ever expanding collection is a good collection.
    5-0 out of 5 stars beautiful if only they could put more on!
    ok this is a great album with tons of my fav's, but where is lush life, villa, beautiful ballad, soul eyes, Blue Trane, autumn leaves, someday my prince will come, and on green dolphin street!? I spose that they couldnt fit everythang, but there is more to this inredible legend than this cd has. Why do I love John Coltrane. John Coltrane plays music that describes life - complicated. His music is complicated, dificult, beautiful, and powerful. This is a description of life. His music describes music more acurately than anything I have ever heard. And that is why I love the legendary John Will I Am Coltrane more than any other musician I have or probably will ever hear . ... Read more

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    12. M.F. Horn
    by Wounded Bird Records
    Audio CD (21 June, 2005)
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    4-0 out of 5 stars A Maynard Milestone
    At this late date it is hard to convey the impact this album had on a generation of mostly high school age musicians and fans who were hereto introduced to big band jazz.
    5-0 out of 5 stars A Great Album, A Great Musician, A Great Person
    Maynard Ferguson passed away just a few days ago. A sad day for jazz, he was probably one of the last of the old jazz greats. I'm so glad that I was able to take the family to see him live - front row center, it was a great experience. When I was in high school in the 70s he and his band played at our auditorium, our high school jazz band opened for him. Prior to the show he and his band sat in with us for our rehearsal and it was one of those experiences I'll never forgot. He was not only a great musician, he was a very fine person.
    5-0 out of 5 stars Alas, A Sensative Horn...
    Ballad to Max has to be one of, if not the most, beautiful thing Maynard Ferguson has ever recorded. His Flugelhorn is flawless and absolutely "liquid". The rest of the album is straight ahead for the times when this was made over in Europe, but the Ballad (mentioned) is easily worth the price of the album if ever you put a horn to your mouth. This is the ultimate phrasing and one of a kind sound. Others play just as high, but not just as well noras musical as Maynard does up there. At an age approaching 80, his double high C is still as big as a Buick. He remains, after these six plus decades, entirely in a class by himself. ... Read more

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    13. Speak No Evil
    by Blue Note Records
    Audio CD (23 March, 1999)
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    Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    Wayne Shorter's compositions helped define a new jazz style in the mid-'60s, merging some of the concentrated muscular force of hard bop with surprising intervals and often spacious melodies suspended over the beat. The result was a new kind of "cool," a mixture of restraint and freedom that created a striking contrast between Shorter's airy themes and his taut tenor solos and which invited creative play among the soloists and rhythm section. The band on this 1964 session is a quintessential Blue Note group of the period, combining Shorter's most frequent and effective collaborators. Trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, pianist Herbie Hancock, bassist Ron Carter, and drummer Elvin Jones merge their talents to create music that's at once secure and free flowing, sometimes managing to suggest tension and calm at the same time. Read more

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    5-0 out of 5 stars Sustained Beauty
    In the early to mid-sixties, Wayne Shorter, both before and during his tenure with Miles Davis, created some of the most indelible compositions in the jazz lexicon.The genius of the composer, who created "Speak No Evil" "Night Dreamer," "Juju," and "Adam's Apple," all recorded during this time,is beyond description.Using many of the same personnel (usually Herbie Hancock in the piano chair, who was also central to the harmonic voicings of the ensemble playing-Reggie Workman or Ron Carter on bass, Elvin Jones or Joe Chambers on drums, Freddie Hubbard or Lee Morgan on trumpet) probably accounts for the "unity" of sound on these albums, but even more central are the songs written by Wayne Shorter-"Infant Eyes" from Speak No Evil," "Footprints" from "Adam's Apple," "House of Jade" from "Juju," the title track from "Night Dreamer" or "Oriental Folk Song" just for starters.
    5-0 out of 5 stars Flawless
    Exploiting simple melodies to gorgeous effect and engaging in brilliant harmonic interplay with trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, Wayne Shorter crafted one classic LP after another on Blue Note in 1964, culminating in this Christmas Eve set, easily his strongest, with "JuJu" a close second. Every composition here shows tremendous growth and while the pieces are shorter than some of the more explorative works he would undertake later in the 70's with keyboardist Joe Zawinul (somebody please release "Odyssey Of Iska" on CD!!!!) the overall feel of this work is easy flowing and expansive, relaxed but not languid or slow and sprawling but not too drawn out. The 8 minute title cut is a standout for it's unforgettable melody and stellar soloing by all members of the quintet. Both mellow and lively, this entire set is essential for any fan of "real" jazz. Perfect.

    4-0 out of 5 stars Hear No Evil
    It is easy to take for granted the insane talentso many of the jazz giants possessed in the past. With such a consistnency of high quality work, I am convinced many people simply are too afraid to open the can of worms that is great Jazz music, much like to this day being a die hard music junkie in all musical genres I am still barely scratching the surface when it comes to gaining perspective on Classical music..The problem (or lack thereof!) with these genres is that the quality of writing is so far superior to that of the majority of other songwriting formats, virtually every artist is a find in the music afficianoado's repetoire... regardless of taste, talent is almost always there in spades..Like so many musical giants of the time, Wayne Shorter paled in comparison to some of hisrole models, which only makes his celebration more important in retrospect..While his reach on the language of Jazz was not as profound as his colleages Davis and Coltrane, Shorter did help bridge the gap between the staunchy standards of old with the breathier improv laden possibilities that these giants were beginining to explore..This has been called quintesential Shorter, and from what I hear it is hard to argue..All the ingrediants for a classic are in place, the exalted trumpet lines, the breakthru title track, the heart wrenching ballads, and the unmistakable chemistry of several accomplished jazz musicians melding together into one foward motion. ... Read more

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    14. The Legendary Prestige Quintet Sessions
    by Prestige
    Audio CD (23 May, 2006)
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    Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    So which was the greater Miles Davis quintet, the legendary postbop band of the '60s featuring Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Tony Williams and Ron Carter or the proto-bebop unit of the '50s featuring the emerging John Coltrane? As properly celebrated as the former is, a strong argument can be made for the latter, which in pouring out five albums' worth of material for Prestige in three marathon sessions (to fulfill a contract) took the group aesthetic to dazzling heights--and has been endlessly imitated ever since. Driven by the rhythm section of Red Garland, Paul Chambers and Philly Jones, this band was a remarkable blend of whiplash power and airy emotion--not always perfect or polished, but with the sublimely contained Davis and fiercely uncontainable Coltrane playing off each other, always eventful. (The familiar songs include "Oleo," "If I Were a Bell," "Four" and "My Funny Valentine.") To entice those who already own Read more

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    5-0 out of 5 stars on a high end system the sound IS a serious improvement !
    the sound of Miles trumpet is significantly better here. less "digitalis" (overly bright highs) but not at the expense of rolled off highs. this is sonically better then the rvg 2006 remaster of relaxin'.
    5-0 out of 5 stars Great Miles
    I'm not a serious jazz person,I can't really pick one person from another but read how good this set is and decided to buy it. The re-mastered discs are fantastic and a joy to listen to. The last disc is still good it just lacks the quality of the others.Great music and money well spent!

    4-0 out of 5 stars Fifties jazz at it's best
    It's been written the difference between Blue Note records and Prestige records were a couple of practice sessions before the formal recordings.Listening to this box set reveals this as being very true.Alfred Lion spent the money, Bob Weinstock recorded on the cheap.This is why you're treated to Trane stumbling through the changes on disc 1, stumbling so badly on a few selections that even Bob Blumenthal couldn't ignore it and mentioned it in his liner notes.
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    15. Stan Getz & The Oscar Peterson Trio: The Silver Collection
    by Polygram Records
    Audio CD (25 October, 1990)
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    Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    Stan Getz and Oscar Peterson were both consummate performers, comfortable at any tempo, when they met for this 1957 recording, and they're clearly enjoying one another's skills on ballads and uptempo tunes alike. The group is one of the finest editions of Peterson's trios, with bassist Ray Brown and guitarist Herb Ellis. It's virtually a machine for quiet swing, and the absence of a drummer lets Getz's silky sound come to the fore with all its details intact. For all his fame as a virtuosic pianist, Peterson is an underrated accompanist. He complements a soloist with deft fills and unobtrusive propulsion, and the backgrounds he supplies here are as subtle as his solos are extroverted. The program is a good mix of standards and Getz originals, including the joyous "Tour's End," while the extended ballad medley could define jazz lyricism. There's also a brief but infectious version of Ellis's "Detour Ahead," the guitarist's early and highly successful foray into songwriting. Read more

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    5-0 out of 5 stars Herb Ellis & Ray Brown:Rhythm Machine
    I love this recording, and all the other reviews have discussed the many reasons why it is so great.I just want to mention something that Herb Ellis said about playing with Ray Brown.Herb said that Ray's bass playing made him feel like he was being physically lifted up and carried along by some super-strong giant.Mr. Brown is the model of powerful swing - massive,deep tone, atomic sense of time.On this (and other) OPT recordings you can hear him lift-'n-carry the whole band.

    5-0 out of 5 stars Essential
    This is hands-down, the best jazz album I've ever owned. Whether sitting in front of the speakers with eyes closed, absorbing every note, or using it as unobtrusive (but swingin') background music while I work, this album shines.
    5-0 out of 5 stars Stan + Oscar = Great music!!
    This was recorded at the tail end of Stan's "California period" (1953-57), after which he would spend much time in Europe before returning to the States and establishing a base in NYC. His famous Lestorian sound, cool and lyrical, was fully established, and he loved nothing more than (and was better than just about everybody else at) playing the Great American Songbook at medium to medium-up tempos and swinging the daylights out of it.
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    16. John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman
    by Grp Records
    Audio CD (27 June, 1995)
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    Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    This is one of the three all-ballad albums that John Coltrane recorded in late 1962 and early 1963. Johnny Hartman was apparently Coltrane's suggestion, and his deep, dark voice meshes perfectly here with Coltrane's tenor. The material is well-chosen, including definitive readings of "My One and Only Love" and "Lush Life." McCoy Tyner fills out the chords, augmenting the harmonies and keeping the tone of these ballads respectful but not overly sentimental. All the players get to the deep structure of the songs and are not afraid to play in the most essential and elegant manner. This is beautiful jazz. Read more

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    3-0 out of 5 stars simply the best
    it's what cool jazz is ment to be, that voice , that tenor sax...what joy!

    5-0 out of 5 stars Hartman and Coltrane
    Very quick service.CD was in very good shape.Good price.What more could you ask for

    5-0 out of 5 stars An Aged Melot Wine for the Mind
    There is no shortage of great jazz recordings! The lengends include (and are not limited to): Sarah, Billie, Ella, Nat, Frankie, Tony, and more. Each singer has a distinct sound quality and approach to the sandards as well as thier own.
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    17. Thelonious Monk with John Coltrane
    Audio CD (01 July, 1991)
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    Among Thelonious Monk's long stays at New York's legendary Five Spot was a six-month period in 1957 with possibly his most brilliant band, with John Coltrane finding fuel in Monk's music for his harmonic explorations. The quartet only recorded three studio tracks: a sublime reading of Monk's ballad "Ruby, My Dear"; a loping version of "Nutty"; and a stunning version of "Trinkle Tinkle" on which Trane's tenor mirrors Monk's piano part. The CD is completed with outtakes from an octet session that joined Coltrane and Coleman Hawkins and an extended solo version of "Functional." Read more

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    5-0 out of 5 stars Pleasing
    The CD is wonderful it sound as if you are there. A great buy.

    5-0 out of 5 stars you can't get much better than this
    As far as jazz go, Thelonious Monk and John Coltrane are two of the biggest names...and for good reason.This album showcases the erratic style of both men...I have never heard a better duet.At times you can only marvel at the synchronicity of complex jazz progressions the two men play together.Now one of my favorite CDs

    4-0 out of 5 stars Very Good Compliation
    I gave this four stars because although it is good in its own right, you would be better off spending your money on the Best Of Monk and, for Coltrane, getting Best of Coltrane.But, if you want to only buy one, and this is your first foray into Jazz or Coltrane, get the Best of Miles Davis and John Coltrane album.
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    18. Giant Steps
    by Atlantic / Wea
    Audio CD (25 October, 1990)
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    Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    Released in January 1960, John Coltrane's first album devoted entirely to his own compositions confirmed his towering command of tenor saxophone and his emerging power as a composer. Apprenticeships with Dizzy, Miles, and Monk had helped focus his furious, expansive solos, and his stamina and underlying sense of harmonic adventure brought Coltrane, at 33, to a new cusp--the polytonal "sheets of sound" that distinguished his marathon solos were offset by interludes of subtle, concise lyricism, embodied here in the tender "Naima." That classic ballad is a calm refuge from the ecstatic, high-speed runs that spark the set's up-tempo climaxes, which begin with the opening title song, itself a cornerstone of modern jazz composition. This exemplary reissue benefits from eight alternate takes of the original album's seven stellar tracks, excellent remastering of the original tapes, and an expanded annotation. Read more

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    5-0 out of 5 stars The "Mystery" of Giant Steps
    Giant Steps is well understood by jazz musicians.The sound is mysterious and clearly mathematical, but the chord progression is simply based upon root movement through and Augmented triad (D, Bb, Gb, for example) with a Dominant seventh chord preceding each root; thus, D; F7; Bb; Db7; Gb; A7; D and then on through the other root centers - (there are only four such cycles, each based upon an augmented triad -- i.e. a chord made up solely of major thirds).
    5-0 out of 5 stars Coltrane versus Kenny G? That one-star reviewer must be joking!
    Seriously, even the weakest song (Countdown) is still better than any good Kenny G song (all zero of them!) But every song here is brilliantly brilliant. The title song is a jazz classic, and even then it's not the best song here (I'd go with the haunting, melodic Naima, a tribute to Trane's then-wife). Of course, I'm also a fan of the bluesy Cousin Mary. But the slightly less famous Syeeda's Song Flute and Mr. PC (Paul Chambers, not Politically Correct or Personal Computer - this was decades before computers, after all), both sporting excellent melodies and great soloing from Trane, not to mention Tommy Flanagan's brilliant-as-always work behind the ivory keys. Literally the only complaint I can make about Giant Steps is that it isn't as good as A Love Supreme, but finding an album that's in the same league as A Love Supreme is literally impossible. And please, buy Trane instead of Kenny G, since Kenny's pure product while Trane's pure genius.

    5-0 out of 5 stars To be emulated for generations
    This is another example of how great a saxophonist John Coltrane was. He created a new chord progression that had never been heard before. It was a long journey; even in Coltrane's early playing as a sideman, you could hear that he was trying to take the music to another level. He needed to be free, and he needed changes that challenged himself technically and took the listeners to another level. That was achieved with "Giant Steps."
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    19. Ken Burns's Jazz: The Story of American Music
    Audio CD (14 November, 2000)
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    20. My Favorite Things
    by Atlantic / Wea
    Audio CD (25 October, 1990)
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    Asin: B000002I53
    Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    This 1960 recording was a landmark album in John Coltrane's career, the first to introduce his quartet with pianist McCoy Tyner and drummer Elvin Jones and the first release on which he played soprano saxophone. It also provided him with a signature hit, as his new group conception came together wonderfully on the title track. It's an extended modal reworking in 6/4 time that brought the hypnotic pulsating quality of Indian music into jazz for the first time, with Coltrane's soprano wailing over the oscillating piano chords and pulsing drums. The unusual up-tempo version of Gershwin's "Summertime" is a heated example of Coltrane's "sheets of sound" approach to conventional changes, while "But Not for Me" receives a radical harmonic makeover. This is an excellent introduction to Coltrane's work. Read more

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    5-0 out of 5 stars JOHN COLTRANE -MY FAVORITE THINGS
    A classic, I'm happy to have in my collection.

    5-0 out of 5 stars Perfection in sound
    The title track, "My Favorite Things" is a lovely musical journey into the mind of a master. With Coltrane re-working the theme from The Sound of Music and McCoy Tyner lending audible gold on the keys, the song is a gem.

    5-0 out of 5 stars Best Coltrane in conventional terms
    Coltrane, Davis, Tyner, and Jones went into the studio for a week and came out with material for three albums."My Favorite Things" is the standards album."Coltrane's Sound" is the originals album (pretty good), and "Coltrane Plays The Blues" is the blues album.
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