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Full Name: John William Coltrane

Born: September 23, 1926 – July 17, 1967

Home: Hamlet, NC

Website Link(s): Official Site



  • Tenor and Soprano Saxophone




  • Coleman Hawkins
  • Sonny Rollins
  • Lester Young
  • Ornette Coleman

Member of

Has Notably Worked with

  • Dizzy Gillespie
  • Earl Bostic
  • Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson
  • Johnny Hodges
  • Miles Davis
  • Thelonious Monk
  • Cannonball Adderley
  • Red Garland
  • Bill Evans
  • Wynton Kelly
  • Paul Chamber
  • Philly Joe Jones
  • Jimmy Cobb
  • Steve Kuhn
  • Pete LaRoca
  • Billy Higgins
  • McCoy Tyner
  • Steve Davis
  • Elvin Jones
  • Reggie Workman
  • Eric Dolphy
  • Jimmy Garrison
  • Duke Ellington
  • Johnny Hartman

Musician Biography

One of the big jazz greats, known particularly for his more experimental stuff, but he proved his chops by playing with folks like Miles Davis. Still, though, despite his former boss' disdain for Free Jazz, he became one of the more identifiable people in the genre.



  • Blue Train
  • Thelonious Monk Quartet With John Coltrane At Carnegie Hall
  • Soultrane
  • Lush Life
  • Giant Steps
  • Coltrane Plays The Blues
  • Coltrane's Sound
  • My Favorite Things
  • Olé Coltrane
  • Live! At The Village Vanguard
  • Africa/Brass
  • Ballads
  • Impressions
  • Live At Birdland
  • Newport '63
  • Crescent
  • A Love Supreme
  • New Wave In Jazz
  • One Down, One Up - Live At The Half Note
  • John Coltrane Quartet Plays
  • Dear Lord
  • Transition
  • Living Space
  • Ascension
  • Sun Ship
  • First Meditations
  • Live In Seattle
  • Om
  • Kulu Se Mama
  • Meditations
  • Cosmic Music
  • Live At The Village Vanguard Again!
  • Live In Japan
  • Stellar Regions
  • Interstellar Space
  • Ogunde
  • Expression
  • The Olatunji Concert: The Last Live Recording
  • Thelonious Monk With John Coltrane (with Thelonious Monk)



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