‘Naima’,’Giant Steps’, ‘Mr.PC’ etc. John Coltrane whose birthday is today, has left next to fifty compositions. Some of them have been extensively covered by famous and not so famous jazz artists.
Dave Liebman, Wayne Shorter, Jack DeJohnette, Michael Brecker, Joshua Redman, McCoy Tynerr, Ravi Coltrane, Christian McBride, Roy Haynes, Bobby Hutcherson, Marcus Miller, Wynton Marsalis, Marcus Roberts, Branford Marsalis, Raul de Souza, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Wes Montgomery, Carlos Santana, John McLaughlin, Pat Metheny, Peter Erskine, Lambert Hendricks Ross, Anthony Braxton, Archie Shepp, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Roy Hargrove, George Benson, Hubert Laws, Joe Lovano, Kenny Garrett, Derek Trucks Band, Pharoah Sanders, Alice Coltrane and several others.
They are ‘Playing Coltrane’