John Coltrane – Trane: The Atlantic Collection (2017) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/44,1kHz

Artist: John Coltrane
Title: Trane: The Atlantic Collection
Genre: Jazz
Release Date: 2017
Duration: 00:46:48
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/44,1kHz
Label: Rhino Atlantic

What if John Coltrane's Atlantic period was really his most exciting? After his great years under the Prestige and Blue Note banners, and before his fulminating recordings for Impulse!, the saxophonist would work for Ahmet Ertegun's firm between 1959 and 1961. There, he would record four essential records which are held by some to be the quintessence of Coltrane's art: Giant Steps (his first album made up exclusively of his own compositions) in 1960, Coltrane Jazz (his first collaboration with pianist McCoy Tyner and drummer Elvin Jones), My Favorite Things and Ol Coltrane(with Eric Dolphy), all three released in 1961. Although he was no longer signed with Atlantic, he would nevertheless release The Avant-Garde (where he was co-leader with Don Cherry), Coltrane Plays The Blues and Coltrane's Sound. Nine numbers from this golden age have been selected for Trane: The Atlantic Collection. Remastered and available in Hi-Res 24-bit quality, for sure they represent 46 minutes of total genius, but it is difficult and frustrating to find oneself limited to this short selection, when the rest of albums count among the most essential pages in the history of jazz. With these records, the uniqueness of Coltrane finally breaks out into broad daylight. His style, which was unique at the time - technically and harmonically - literally moulded the canons of bop and proposed a totally different road to that being taken at the time by Miles Davis with Kind Of Blue, his angular brick of modal jazz. Upon its release, a large part of the jazzosphere was more than shocked by the complexity of the creations of Coltrane and his collaborators. Today, all the music presented in Trane: The Atlantic Collection has naturally passed into the pages of history. And re-listening to it, in the fine style in which it's presented here, is an essential service that should be provided free to all on the NHS...


  1. My Favorite Things, Pt 1 (Single Version) - 2:49
  2. Like Sonny - 5:52
  3. Cousin Mary - 5:49
  4. Giant Steps - 4:47
  5. Central Park West - 4:16
  6. Equinox - 8:39
  7. Naima - 4:25
  8. My Shining Hour - 4:52
  9. Mr. Syms - 5:23


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