John Coltrane - The Prestige Years / The Leader Sessions mp3 album
Coltrane is an album by jazz musician John Coltrane, released in 1957 on Prestige Records, catalogue 7105. The recordings took place at the studio of Rudy Van Gelder in Hackensack, New Jersey, and document Coltrane's first session as a leader. It has been reissued at times under the title of The First Trane!. As a result of his exposure as a member of the Miles Davis Quintet, Prestige Records owner and producer Bob Weinstock offered Coltrane a recording contract.
At the end of this period Coltrane recorded Giant Steps (1959), his first album as leader for Atlantic which contained only his compositions. The album's title track is generally considered to have one of the most difficult chord progressions of any widely played jazz composition. Giant Steps uses Coltrane changes. A few years later, John and Naima Coltrane purchased a home at 116-60 Mexico Street in St. Albans, Queens About the break up, Naima said in J. C. Thomas's Chasin' the Trane, "I could feel it was going to happen sooner or later, so I wasn't really surprised when John moved out of the house in the summer of 1963. Main article: List of John Coltrane recording sessions. John Coltrane House, 1511 North Thirty-third Street, Philadelphia.
The sessions all took place in Rudy Van Gelder’s legendary home studio in Hackensack, New Jersey, where so much of the best jazz of that era was recorded. Coltrane’s music of 1958 benefits from a marked blue-collar, pressure-cooker aesthetic: Born in three-hour sessions with minimal rehearsal, head arrangements and mostly first takes, these tracks provide a true and transparent view of the talent Coltrane was able to draw upon and the timeless, improvised magic they created together.
Personnel: John Coltrane: tenor saxophone; Kenny Burrell: guitar; Donald Byrd: trumpet; Paul Chambers: bass; Jimm Cobb: drums; Tommy Flanagan: piano; Red Garland: piano; Wilbur Harden: trumpet, flugelhorn; Louis Hayes: drums; Freddie Hubbard: trumpet; Art Taylor: drums. Title: Coltrane '58: The Prestige Recordings Year Released: 2019 Record Label: Craft Recordings.
COLTRANE ’58: THE PRESTIGE RECORDINGS box set, out March 29th on chronicles the emergence of a master improviser session by session, chronologically featuring all 37 tracks Coltrane recorded as a leader or co-leader for Prestige Records that year. He was just 31 years old; in nine prolific years he would be gone, at the age of 40. While this is very early in Coltrane’s body of recorded works as a leader, there is no mistaking his idiosyncratic sound. John Coltrane The Believer on LP The tracks on this album, taken from two different 1958 sessions, show John Coltrane's keen interest in young jazz talent.
In April 1957, John Coltrane signed a two-year contract with Prestige Records. The saxophone player recorded many sessions in the studio, both formal and informal, and often stood in as a sideman. Coltrane then released his first records as a band leader under Prestige and the label gave him a green light to record the mythical Blue Train with Blue Note.
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John Coltrane’s 1958 sessions for the Prestige label proved to be supremely fertile and prolific, marking the saxophonist’s creative rebirth. Published on. March 29, 2019. On these sessions, Coltrane is surrounded by a wealth of jazz talent, including trumpeters Donald Byrd, a 20-year-old Freddie Hubbard and Wilbur Harden. Also in attendance are pianist Red Garland, guitarist Kenny Burrell and bassist Paul Chambers, along with drummers Art Taylor, Jimmy Cobb and Louis Hayes. The song later became the title track of an album that Prestige assembled from three different sessions and released in 1961. Pushing the envelope. Coltrane ’58 also highlights the saxophonist’s prowess as a balladeer by the inclusion of his delectable readings of the standards ‘Come Rain Or Come Shine’, ‘I See Your Face Before Me’ and ‘Stardust’, which all highlight Coltrane’s skill at melodic embellishment.