Wikipedia : This day (July 17, 1967 ), in Huntington, New York City, died John Coltrane, an American jazz saxophonist and composer.
John Coltrane : Eventually adding players like Eric Dolphy, and Pharoah Sanders. The John Coltrane Quartet created some of the most innovative and expressive music in Jazz history including the hit albums: My Favorite Things, Africa Brass, Impressions, Giant Steps, and his monumental work A Love Supreme which attests to the power, glory, love, and greatness of God.
@last.fm : Rather, he is influential by example, inspiring musicians to experiment, take chances, and devote themselves to their craft. The controversy about his work has never died down, but partially as a result, his name lives on and his recordings continue to remain available and to be reissued frequently.
Video : Naima (1965) . A Love Supreme (1965) . Impressions (1963) . Alabama . w/ Eric Dolphy – My Favourite Things . w/ Stan Getz – Live In Germany (1960) . w/ Miles Davis – Round About Midnight (1957) . w/ Miles Davis – So What .