Few things warm up a drab winter weekend better than some great jazz. From Billie to Nina, Louis to ‘Trane, here’s an essential playlist.
In his too-short career, John Coltrane blazed brightly. A new collection from Craft Recordings captures a pivotal period in his career.
He incorporated Miles, Duke, and others into his glorious paean to the human spirit. Take 40 minutes to really listen.
With the master tape having been destroyed, the fact that the music survived at all is a small miracle. Don’t deny yourself the chance to check out these adventurous tracks recorded by America’s great jazz visionary.