Best transcriptions sharepoint, interactive exercises to enhance musical expression, technique and creativity. John coltrane, take the coltrane, page 4 kelly bucheger. John coltranes most important and best selling album after a love supreme, blue train gets with rudy van gelder for a 24bit mastering treatment. The composition is structured around a deep brooding and reoccurring blues theme. On two groundbreaking albums, blue train 1957 and giant steps 1960, john coltrane. Kenny drew on piano, curtis fuller on trombone, philly joe jones on drums, and john coltrane on tenor sax. Suggested solos are included, or they may be improvised. It is the lead track on the album of the same name. Coltrane shows a great value of energy and emotion, the way he pursues his sax solos, rhythm and tempo, to match a very talented backing band. Coltrane is featured here in his debut as bandleader and composer, backed by lee morgan on trumpet, curtis fuller on trombone, kenny drew on piano, paul chambers on bass and philly joe jones on drums. Starting with the melody in eflat minor, the chord progression changes to eflat major for the improvised section, returning to the original minor key for the reinstatement of the melody. Blue train by john coltrane discover this songs samples, covers and remixes on whosampled. John coltrane blue train 19572012 official digital.
We can interrupt these turnarounds and combine them, by treating the first chord of each. He not only addresses the tunes at hand, but also simultaneously reinvents. Onlinernotes jazz john coltrane blue train oocities. Universal music this soundtrack features 11 tracks from the film, chasing trane. Time clocked in transcribing, analysing and learning this solo. Blue train blue trane sheet music john coltrane sheetmusic. The disc is packed solid with sonic evidence of coltrane s innate leadership abilities. Recorded at van gelder studio in hackensack, new jersey, john coltranes blue train is a hard bob jazz album released on blue note in 1957. Of all of his albums, john coltrane selected one as his favorite.
In addition, the blues changes and moderate tempo make it a comfortable setting for developing soloists. John coltrane s most important and best selling album after a love supreme, blue train gets with rudy van gelder for a 24bit mastering treatment. The classic records mono is one of the worse ones amongst them. Direct from disc to wav, no nr or post processing was used. The recording of blue train took place all in one session on. Reid milesan iconic image of a true jazz great, the cover of coltrane s blue train was supposedly inspired by picassos blue period. Although most of saxophonist john coltranes career was on prestige and especially impulse.
Blue train was recorded in september 1957 in new jersey for blue note records, and is considered john coltrane s best album from this period. Blue train is a studio album by john coltrane, released in january 1958 on blue note records, catalogue blp 1577. John coltrane blue train on lp remastered and reissued as part of the blue note 75th anniversary vinyl reissue campaign john coltrane only recorded one album as a leader for blue note, but it was the turning point of his career and one of his greatest hours. Recorded on 15 september 1957, blue train is an album revered, cherished, and loved by many. Coltranes third session as a leader, recorded on 15 september 1957 for blue note, although he was still under contract of prestige that is why the rear jacket has. Blue train and giant steps, which features one of his most popular standards, mr. Recordings from the end of the decade, such as giant steps 1959 and my favorite things 1960, offer dramatic evidence of his developing virtuosity. Recorded at the van gelder studio in hackensack, new jersey, it is the only blue note recording by coltrane as session leader. Blue train is the seventeenth album from jazz saxophonist john coltrane, his debut album on legendary jazz label blue note records. Jan 01, 2012 listen to your favorite songs from john coltrane blue train by john coltrane now. John coltrane lush life in the grammy hall of fame.
John coltrane blue train music matters mono 2014 youtube. Introduce your young players to jazz legend john coltrane with this mediumtempo blues tune featuring an easytoplay melody and solid tuttistyle rhythms for the ensemble. All john coltrane posters are produced ondemand using archival inks, ship within 48 hours, and include a 30day moneyback guarantee. In that period he also recorded two influential albums of his own. Coltrane, john blue train bass tab this is a great song by a great man. May 16, 2009 john coltrane playing the amazing blue train. Maybe its the blueness of the cover, or its chamberlike sound, but john coltranes blue train, like miles daviss kind of blue, frequently puts listeners in a reflective mood. Blue train by john coltrane sheet music for piano, alto saxophone. Certified gold, blue train is coltranes second solo album and the only one he recorded for blue note as a leader although he was never formally signed to the label. Four of its five tracks are coltrane compositions and the title track, moments notice and lazy bird have all become standards. Download blue train blue trane sheet music pdf john coltrane blue train blue trane sheet music pdf john coltrane for saxophone sheet music, scoring tenor sax, original key.
John coltrane blue train blue note vinyl record reissue. Listen to your favorite songs from john coltrane blue train by john coltrane now. Lee follows with an energetic statement and is succeeded by a gutty fuller. John coltrane blue train 1957 analogue productions 2008. Listen free to john coltrane blue train blue train, moments notice and more.
John coltrane blue train lyrics and tracklist genius. John coltrane rides swiftly down a lonesome track with lee and curtis shoveling extra coal into the boiler near the end of his solo. Stream adfree with amazon music unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet. Certified gold, blue train is coltrane s second solo album and the only one he recorded for blue note as a leader although he was never formally signed to the label.
Coltranes later career might possibly let you down, since he changed radically his style after blue train. Digital booklet tenor saxophonist john coltrane was one of the most innovative, influential and respected figures in jazz history. Sep 15, 2019 john coltrane blue train 19572012 flac tracks 24 bit192 khz time 42. Blue notes greatest achievement was setting up situations in which both perfection. Recorded at van gelder studio in hackensack, new jersey, john coltrane s blue train is a hard bob jazz album released on blue note in 1957. John coltrane blue train 2014, 180 gram, vinyl discogs. Blue train blue trane sheet music pdf john coltrane for saxophone sheet music, scoring tenor sax, original key. The addition of fuller adds a extra horn to the equation. Although never formally signed, an oral agreement between john coltrane and blue note records founder alfred lion was indeed honored on blue train coltrane s only collection of sides as a principal artist for the venerable label. Thanks to john coltranes amazing and complex progressions he raised the standard for all musicians. John coltrane performs by courtesy of prestige records. Blue train is a 1957 jazz standard composed by john coltrane. A drug addict, coltrane gave up tobacco, alcohol, and heroin in the first six months of 1957, deciding that.
This digitally remastered compilation features three original albums blue train, traneing in and dakar. John coltrane tenor saxophone lee morgan trumpet curtis fuller trombone kenny drew piano paul chambers bass philly joe jones drums blue train, released in 1957, was john coltrane s first attempt on making it as the leader and composer of his own group. Felt that rumble underneath my feet i knew i bought myself a first class seat on the blue train i knew youd break me down and leave me flat. Dec 10, 2009 blue train 1957 john coltrane tenor saxophone. Blue train curtis fuller solo eb7 ab7 eb7 ab7 6 a0 eb7. Oct 09, 2012 maybe its the blueness of the cover, or its chamberlike sound, but john coltranes blue train, like miles daviss kind of blue, frequently puts listeners in a reflective mood. John coltrane tenor saxophone lee morgan trumpet curtis fuller trombone kenny drew piano paul chambers bass philly joe jones drums blue train, released in 1957, was john coltranes first attempt on making it as the leader and composer of his own group. Blue train was recorded in september 1957 in new jersey for blue note records, and is considered john coltranes best album from this period.
John coltrane blue train 1957 reissue 2003 ps3 iso. The title track to blue train exemplifies the essence of john coltranes multifarious styles and uncanny musicality. The photo, taken by francis wolff, certainly captures the sax legend in a pensive, thoughtful and, well, blue mood. My preferred versions are the ap45, original blue note and lastly a dmm european pressing. Blue train expanded edition by john coltrane on spotify. The title number, blue train, is a moving eerie blues. Feb 04, 2014 thanks to john coltranes amazing and complex progressions he raised the standard for all musicians. John william coltrane is today recognised as one of the most influential figures in the history of jazz. John coltrane blue train 19572012 flac tracks 24 bit192 khz time 42. Reid milesan iconic image of a true jazz great, the cover of coltranes blue train was supposedly inspired by picassos blue period. Miles davis wrote a tune called tune up in the mid1950s its on the quintet. Mar 31, 2014 copies can come with a black back to blue download card.
This edition features the complete session with alternate takes included. The sextet includes lee morgan tp, curtis fuller tb, kenny drew p, paul chambers 3 b and philly joe jones d. They are all featured in their original running orders. Tonally it is the most unnatural using the analogue productions and original blue note as a bench mark. Customize your john coltrane poster with hundreds of different frame options, and get the exact look that you want for your wall. Denon dp61fdenon dl160 cartridgemodified hafler 110 preampmodified scarlett 2i2soundforge into 44. A transcription of coltranes solo is published in lewis porters book john. Dec, 2019 john coltrane s only recording for the blue note label, blue train is considered one of the greatest jazz albums of all time. Released in 1957, the record is frequently cited as one of the most important in the history of jazz. The musicians around him on blue train are impressive.
John coltrane wanted to make music from his own perspective, but do in such passion and beauty to make the recording of blue train, be as magnificent and golden to anyones ears. Buy john coltrane posters designed by millions of artists and iconic brands from all over the world. John coltrane only recorded one album as a leader for blue note, but it was the turning point of his career and one of his greatest hours. The cover photo of blue train, coltranes second album as a leader and the only recording he made for blue note, shows the saxophonist seemingly deep in thought, his face, arms and shoulders, and the mouthpiece. Copies can come with a black back to blue download card. Coltrane s third session as a leader, recorded on 15 september 1957 for blue note, although he was still under contract of prestige that is why the rear jacket has. John coltrane blue train by john coltrane on amazon music. Without reservation, blue train can easily be considered in and among the most important and influential entries not only of john coltrane s career, but of the entire genre of jazz music as well. This was a practice which writer william ruhlmann noted in his 95 goldmine article on coltranes career, a no more unusual matter in the small jazz world than the. John coltrane blue train john coltrane performs by courtesy of prestige records, kenny drew performs by courtesy of riverside records. If this is the case, id recommend you to explore coltranes own soultrane, published by prestige, which is not far away from blue train in terms of style, although it lacks more melody. Songs blue train composition, 1957 jazz standard by john coltrane blue train asian kungfu generation song, a 2005 song by asian kungfu generation blue train billie holiday.966 790 1210 1148 58 825 792 1325 1187 179 146 1402 1167 689 543 553 448 151 1523 306 831 492 528 417 943 925 801 601 385 1401 1380 1085 1154 604 635 40 244 272 62 715 467 831 806