Happy Birthday, John Coltrane!

Written by on September 23, 2015

John Coltrane in 1963
(John Coltrane in 1963, Photo: Hugo van Gelderen. Courtesy of Wikipedia)

Today marks what would have been the 89th birthday of the legendary saxophonist, composer, and bandleader John Coltrane!

In celebration, we’ve curated a short playlist on Spotify that plays highlights from his incredibly varied and trailblazing career, from some of his earliest hard bop work, his modal work with Miles Davis, to his groundbreaking quartet, to his ecstatic Free Jazz work that marks his later career.

Click here to listen!

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