John Coltrane Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington, John Coltrane - Duke Ellington & John Coltrane (1962/2016) [Official Digital Download 24/192]

Duke Ellington, John Coltrane - Duke Ellington & John Coltrane (1962/2016)
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Two titans of jazz come together in a rare and highly acclaimed collaboration, recorded in 1962. At the time, Duke Ellington had been working with various veteran jazz artists of the day such as Louis Armstrong and Count Basie, but John Coltrane was half Ellington's age and not nearly as famous at the time as he was going to be. For these small group sessions, each headliner brought his own bassist and drummer, who play in various combinations on the seven songs.
Duke Ellington & John Coltrane - Duke Ellington & John Coltrane (1962) {Impulse!-Verve Originals rel 2007}

Duke Ellington & John Coltrane - Duke Ellington & John Coltrane (1962) {Impulse!-Verve Originals rel 2007}
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© 2007 Impulse! / Verve / UMG | Verve Originals Series | 0602517486270 | LP AS-30
Jazz / Post Bop / Mainstream Jazz / Piano / Saxophone

The classic 1962 album Duke Ellington & John Coltrane showcased the rising jazz saxophone innovator performing alongside the long-established piano institution. While the pairing might have portended a dynamic clash of the musical generations, instead we got a casual, respectful, and musically generous meeting of like-minded souls. Similarly, while one might have assumed that Ellington would use his sidemen, instead producer Bob Thiele (who also produced similar albums for Ellington including pairings with Louis Armstrong and Coleman Hawkins) chose to bring in Coltrane's own outfit for the proceedings.
Duke Ellington & John Coltrane - Duke Ellington & John Coltrane (1962) [Analogue Productions 2010] PS3 ISO + FLAC {RE-UP}

Duke Ellington & John Coltrane (1962) [Analogue Productions 2010]
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Duke Ellington & John Coltrane - Duke Ellington & John Coltrane (1962) [Analogue Productions SACD Remastered 2010]

Duke Ellington & John Coltrane - Duke Ellington & John Coltrane (1962) [Analogue Productions SACD Remastered 2010]
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Genre ~ Mainstream Jazz | Post-Bop | Piano Jazz
Label ~ Impulse!/Analogue Productions CIPJ 30 SA

For this classic encounter, Duke Ellington "sat in" with the John Coltrane Quartet for a set dominated by Ellington's songs; some performances have his usual sidemen (bassist Aaron Bell and drummer Sam Woodyard) replacing Jimmy Garrison and Elvin Jones in the group. Although it would have been preferable to hear Coltrane play in the Duke Ellington orchestra instead of the other way around, the results are quite rewarding. ~ AllMusic
Duke Ellington & John Coltrane - Duke Ellington & John Coltrane (1962) {2007 Verve Originals}

Duke Ellington & John Coltrane - Duke Ellington & John Coltrane (1962) {2007 Verve Originals}
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© 2007 Verve / Impulse! | 0602517486270
Jazz / Post Bop / Classical Jazz


Duke Ellington & John Coltrane - Duke Ellington & John Coltrane (1962) {2007 Verve Originals}

For this classic encounter, Duke Ellington "sat in" with the John Coltrane Quartet for a set dominated by Ellington's songs; some performances have his usual sidemen (bassist Aaron Bell and drummer Sam Woodyard) replacing Jimmy Garrison and Elvin Jones in the group. Although it would have been preferable to hear Coltrane play in the Duke Ellington orchestra instead of the other way around, the results are quite rewarding. Their version of "In a Sentimental Mood" is a high point, and such numbers as "Take the Coltrane," "Big Nick," and "My Little Brown Book" are quite memorable. Ellington always recognized talent, and Coltrane seemed quite happy to be recording with a fellow genius.
John Coltrane Quartet - Ballads (1962) {Impulse!-Verve Originals rel 2007}

John Coltrane Quartet - Ballads (1962) {Impulse!-Verve Originals rel 2007}
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© 2007 Impulse! / Verve / UMG | Verve Originals Series | 0602517486201 | LP AS-32
Jazz / Post Bop / Saxophone

Throughout John Coltrane's discography there are a handful of decisive and controversial albums that split his listening camp into factions. Generally, these occur in his later-period works such as Om and Ascension, which push into some pretty heady blowing. As a contrast, Ballads is often criticized as too easy and as too much of a compromise between Coltrane and Impulse! (the two had just entered into the first year of label representation). Seen as an answer to critics who found his work complicated with too many notes and too thin a concept, Ballads has even been accused of being a record that Coltrane didn't want to make.
John Coltrane - The Impulse! Albums: Volume One (2007) [5CD] {Verve Originals Series Remaster} [Repost]

John Coltrane - The Impulse! Albums: Volume One (2007) [5CD] {Verve Originals Series Remaster}
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Genre: jazz | RAR 5% Rec. | Label: Verve / Impulse! | 2007 Verve Originals

Each album newly remastered from the original master tapes. The set containing these five classic, influential John Coltrane albums: Africa/Brass (1961), Live At The Village Vanguard (1961), Coltrane (1962), Duke Ellington & John Coltrane (1962), Ballads (1962). If you like jazz and you don't own this then your a mug. Coltrane plays like a nutcase on this record. Coltrane is undoubtedly the scariest pair of lungs to ever touch a Sax. The whole album drags every emotion from your soul and creates something which will either make musicians hesitant to pick up their instruments or forever play with an unimaginable, inexplicable love for this insane thing called music.
John Coltrane - Afro Blue Impressions (1963) {2CD Pablo 40 Years rel 2013}

John Coltrane - Afro Blue Impressions (1963) {2CD Pablo 40 Years rel 2013}
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© 1963, 2013 Pablo / Concord Music | 00 8880 723 460-5 5
Jazz / Hard Bop / Modal Music / Avant-Garde Jazz / Saxophone

Two-CD set commemorates both the 40th anniversary of Pablo Records and the 50th anniversary of the recordings. LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Concord Music Group will reissue a remastered and expanded edition of John Coltrane’s Afro Blue Impressions album on August 20, 2013 (international release dates vary). Enhanced by 24-bit remastering by Joe Tarantino, three bonus tracks, and new liner notes, the new reissue celebrates the 40th anniversary of Pablo Records, the jazz label founded by Norman Granz in 1973.
John Coltrane - Concert In Japan (1966) {Impulse!-Verve Originals rel 2011}

John Coltrane - Concert In Japan (1966) {Impulse!-Verve Originals rel 2011}
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© 1966, 1973, 2011 Impulse! / Verve / UMG | Verve Originals Series | B0015955-02 | LP AS-9246-2
Jazz / Avant-Garde Jazz / Modal Music / Free Jazz / Saxophone

This single-disc Concert in Japan by John Coltrane's 1966 quintet is a reissue of the original double LP that was released as IMR 9036C in 1973. Its three selections include two long instrumental pieces and a spoken introduction of the musicians in Japanese. These performances are compiled from two Tokyo dates. This set is not to be confused with the four-disc document that includes both Tokyo concerts in their entirety. The band here performs a 25-minute "Peace on Earth," a ballad that Coltrane wrote especially for the tour, to express his empathy and sympathy for the nuclear destruction Japan experienced during WWII. The tune moves outside, but stays well within the realm of spiritual boundary-pushing that the band was easily capable of.
John Coltrane - Infinity (1966) {Impulse!-Verve Originals rel 2011}

John Coltrane - Infinity (1966) {Impulse!-Verve Originals rel 2011}
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© 1965, 1966, 2011 Impulse! / Verve / UMG | Verve Originals Series | B0015954-02 | LP AS-9225
Jazz / Avant-Garde Jazz / Post Bop / Free Jazz / Saxophone

Recorded at several sessions in the two years prior to his death but not issued until 1972, Infinity was the subject of much controversy among Coltrane aficionados when it finally appeared. The horror on the part of Coltrane purists was directed to the posthumous string arrangements written by Alice Coltrane, his widow, which were grafted onto the performances. But however much the strings softened or unnecessarily augmented the music, it must be said that Alice Coltrane really didn't do such a bad job and the ultimate result is an unusual and oddly attractive work.