John Coltrane records ‘Blue Train,’ his second studio album, for Blue Note (1957)

John Coltrane’s ‘Blue Train’ is his second studio album recorded on September 15, 1957 by Blue Note Records.

Track Listing : 1.Blue Train (John Coltrane) – 10:43 . 2.Moment’S Notice (John Coltrane) – 09:10 . 4.Locomotion (John Coltrane) – 07:14 . 5.I’M Old Fashioned (Johnny Mercer, Jerome Kern) – 07:58 . 6.Lazy Bird (John Coltrane) – 07:00

Francis Wolff

Musicians : John Coltrane – Tenor Saxophone . Lee Morgan – Trumpet . Curtis Fuller – Trombone . Kenny Drew – Piano . Paul Chambers – Bass . Philly Joe Jones – Drums

Production : Produced By Alfred Lion . Rudy Van Gelder

Package : Robert Levin – Liner Notes . Francis Wolff asterisques RVM – Photography

Recorded On September 15, 1957 At Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack.

Released In 1957 By Blue Note Records.


100 Greatest Jazz Albums
It was John Coltrane‘s first and only recording for Blue Note. It was the first album in which he had a free choice of the musicians he wanted to record with. It is the album in which John Coltrane gets the closest to hard bop. […]
His later works such as “Giant Steps” and “A Love Supreme” may be well-known, but this album is on the same scale if not greater considering his inexperience as a leader and a composer. Its influence on jazz is extraordinary. […]

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Nor does ‘Blue Train’ present the contemporary listener with signifiers dating it as over fifty years old. As its maker’s first concentrated expression of his immense potential, it’s a classic to rank beside any, from any genre. And, just as Gil said, it’s great to dance to. […]


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