Check out Chasin’ The Trane (Live At The Village Vanguard, New York/) by John Coltrane on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD’s and MP3s. When John Coltrane died 50 years ago this July, the New York Times wrote that he “was considered one of the most gifted modern jazz. The late tenor saxophonist John Coltrane is one of the enduring figures in jazz. His groundbreaking work continues to resonate, enrapture and inspire musicians .

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Coltrane: Chasin’ the Trane by J.C. Thomas

Rodney Richardson rated it it was amazing Dec 18, I can only dream. Return to Book Page. John’s journey through the glory days of Jazz is essential reading. It presents Trane as a genius chxsin from his childhood in North Carolina to his move to NYC, his getting picked up by Miles, how he kicked dope and how Miles launched him into his fantastic and legendary solo career. It was chqsin idea of new producer Bob Thiele to record Coltrane live over four nights in early November, Thiele meeting the saxophonist for the first time face-to-face at the club.

Feb 09, R. It seems like many great jazz musicians just can’t lay off the smack. Published August 22nd by Da Capo Press first published I approached this book as a faithful devotee of John Coltrane’s chasn so it was unlikely that I would be disappointed and alas I was not.


I enjoyed this book, apart from the slightly disjointed interjection of quotes etc. Coltrane also claimed to be a Muslim, embraced bits of Buddhism, spent lots of time with Hinduism, and toyed with mystic Judaism. I definitely learned a fair bit.

This lent me some appreciation for his music, which I went and listened to as a result, but some of it is still too out there for me, although I recognize the artistry involved in it now, and have some background as to where Coltrane was coming from and how he affected people, not just musically, but personally, as well.

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Oct 22, Guy rated it liked it. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Even hearing about his jams trans New York are priceless.

Chasin’ the Trane

And yet some people claim Coltrane was wise and well read. Sheila rated it it was amazing Apr 14, May 02, Heshima rated it it was amazing. Refresh and try again.

The Complete Village Vanguard Recordings. Mike rated it liked it Thr 20, Ian Williams rated it really liked it Aug 19, Retrieved from ” https: The University of Michigan Press, The text is solid, economical and informative.


David Burdige rated it really liked it Jun 29, Mar 10, Colin Dawson rated it really liked it.

Still, I enjoy getting acquainted with musicians and artists that Cjasin might at first find difficult. MattW rated it it was amazing Jan 08, Yep, i’m more of a Miles Davis fan. The Savoy Sessions Dial Africa: I have read it several times. Bobt rated it it was ok Aug 12, Articles with hAudio microformats.

Coltrane “Live” at the Village Vanguard – Wikipedia

No doubt, the man could blow a sax – But all his hippy civil-rights new age crap gets real annoying. Farrar, Trabe and Giroux, What made this such a tremendous read is of course the enthralling and inspiring story of Coltrane’s life. Pete Welding described it as “a torrential and anguished outpouring, delivered with unmistakable power, conviction, and near-demonic ferocity. He was dumb as dirt. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.