John Coltrane records ‘Afro Blue Impressions,’ a live album for Pablo Records (1977)

John Coltrane’s ‘Afro Blue Impressions’ is a double live album recorded on October 22 & November 2, 1963 and released In May/June 1977 by Pablo Records

Track Listing : 1.Lonnie’S Lament (John Coltrane) – 10:16 . 2.Naima (John Coltrane) – 08:06 . 3.Chasin’ The Trane (John Coltrane) – 05:48 . 4.My Favorite Things (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Richard Rodgers) – 21:10 . 5.Afro Blue (Mongo Santamaria) – 07:43 . 6.Cousin Mary (John Coltrane) – 09:55 . 7.I Want To Talk About You (Billy Eckstine) – 08:20 . 8.Spiritual (John Coltrane) – 12:30 . 9.Impressions (John Coltrane) – 11:36

Musicians : John Coltrane – Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone . Mccoy Tyner – Piano . Jimmy Garrison – Double Bass . Elvin Jones – Drums

Production : Produced By Norman Granz

Package : Norman Granz – Liner Notes . Benny Green – Liner Notes . Yasuhiro Sato – Photography

Recorded On October 22 & November 2, 1963 At Konserthuset, Stockholm & Auditorium Maximum, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin.

Released In May/June 1977 By Pablo Records.


This is the quartet at their most melodic; after the sheets of sound era but before the free-blowing of Ascension, with the influence of recordings with Duke Ellington and Johnny Hartman fresh in ears and minds. […]

The Broadway hit, “My Favorite Things,” is Coltrane at his best. The performance is extended out to beyond 20 minutes, which allows him to explore the tune’s many intricate textures and patterns. […]

The Sydney Morning Herald
Afro Blue Impressions review: John Coltrane still the best in the business The concert culminates in the skimming velocity of Impressions, the towering, almost supernatural force at the band’s disposal rearing up and breaking from the speakers in a series of waves. […]


John Coltrane’s ‘Afro Blue Impressions’ on RVM [Radio.Video.Music]



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John Coltrane - Giant Steps
John Coltrane - Impressions
John Coltrane - Crescent
John Coltrane - Soultrane
John Coltrane - My Favorite Things
John Coltrane - Live at Birdland
John Coltrane - Kulu Sé Mama
John Coltrane - Africa/Brass
John Coltrane - Olé
John Coltrane - Coltrane
John Coltrane - Coltrane (1962)
John Coltrane - Ascension
John Coltrane with the Red Garland Trio
John Coltrane - Expression
John Coltrane - Blue Train
Duke Ellington & John Coltrane
John Coltrane - Live in Seattle
John Coltrane - Coltrane Plays the Blues
John Coltrane - Live! at the Village Vanguard
John Coltrane - Ballads
John Coltrane - Meditations
John Coltrane - Coltrane Jazz
John Coltrane - A Love Supreme
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John Coltrane - Stellar Regions
John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman
John Coltrane - The Olatunji Concert: The Last Live Recording
John Coltrane - Transition
The John Coltrane Quartet Plays
John Coltrane - Live at the Village Vanguard Again!
John Coltrane / Archie Shepp - New Thing at Newport
John Coltrane - Afro Blue Impressions
Tadd Dameron - Mating Call
John Coltrane - Infinity
John Coltrane - Interstellar Space
Kenny Burrell and John Coltrane
Playing Coltrane

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