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Live At The Village Vanguard

John Coltrane Quartet

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1
Spiritual (Live At The Village Vanguard / 1961)
John Coltrane Quartet
13:50
2
Softly As In A Morning Sunrise (Live At The Village Vanguard / 1961)
John Coltrane Quartet
6:40
3
Chasin' The Trane (Live At The Village Vanguard / 1961)
John Coltrane Quartet
16:12
Total Playing Time    36:42
"Coltrane was uncompromising in his vision during these four nights. These performances can be considered the beginning of Coltrane's musical research that would consume him for the rest of his life ... so potent and important is John Coltrane's place in the history of jazz, no serious jazz fan can ignore him ... exists as a monument to his sheer force of will in the face of harsh criticism, the definition of a true prophet or visionary."
- All About Jazz

The recordings made by John Coltrane and his band at the Village Vanguard over four nights in early November 1961 had to be divided up over two LPs at the time, collectively ranked by All About Jazz at number two on its list of the 10 best live jazz records. For these performances Coltrane expanded his usual lineup to include Eric Dolphy on alto saxophone and bass clarinet, which brought new possibilities to the front line and to the music performed during the four nights. Live At The Village Vanguard has gone on to become one of Coltrane's most successful releases.
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This album is a high-resolution digital transfer of material originating from an analogue recording. It may contain noise, distortion or other artifacts, and may also contain audio which is limited in bandwidth and dynamic range, due to the technology available at the time of its original creation. As such, it is offered as a high-resolution documentation of a historical release.

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