John Coltrane |  Artist

John Coltrane | Artist

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John William Coltrane aka "Trane" was an American jazz saxophonist and composer born 1926 in Hamlet, North Carolina. starting out, Coltrane played bebop and hard bop inspired by Charlie Parker. He then worked backup to jazz pioneers such as Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis and Thelonious Monk, playing on countless classic jazz albums. Trane himself laid down some of the finest Jazz albums ever recorded and his style became ever more experimental over the course of his life. In a catalogue of masterpieces, outstanding albums include Blue Train, My Favourite Things, Africa/Brass, Olé and A Love Supreme.

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