Milt Jackson and John Coltrane record together ‘Bags & Trane,’ an album for Atlantic Records (1959)

‘Bags & Trane’ by Milt Jackson & John Coltrane is an album (titled after their nicknames) recorded on January 15, 1959 with Hank Jones, Paul Chambers & Connie Kay and released in December 1961 by Atlantic Records.

Track Listing : 1.Bags & Trane (Milt Jackson) – 07:25 . 2.Three Little Words (Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby) – 07:29 . 3.The Night We Called It A Day (Tom Adair, Matt Dennis) – 04:22 . 4.Be-Bop (Dizzy Gillespie) – 08:00 . 5.The Late Late Blues (Milt Jackson) – 09:35

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Musicians : Milt Jackson – Vibraphone . John Coltrane – Tenor Saxophone . Hank Jones – Piano . Paul Chambers – Bass . Connie Kay – Drums

Production : Produced By Nesuhi Ertegün Tom Dowd – Engineer

Package : Lee Friedlander asterisques RVM – Photography

Recorded On January 15, 1959 At Atlantic Studios, New York City.

Released In December 1961 By Atlantic Records.

(Source Milt Jackson and John Coltrane – Bags & Trane | John Coltrane – The Official Site)

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Surely all eight tracks with both Bags & Trane did not make the album, unless it was 56 minutes long, so I can only judge this by sessions, a problem I’ll be having throughout this period of Trane. […]

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One of the defining characteristics of this album is the great respect Bags and Trane show each other. Their solos flow smoothly into each other and their conversations, especially the one in the composition Bags and Trane, are perfect. Despite the quality of their rhythm section, their solos are the thankfully […]


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