Ancestor Worship 90: Live In Seattle

Our final installment in our long investigation into the recordings of John Coltrane for the Atlantic and Impulse labels between 1959-66 takes us to the Penthouse club in Seattle on September 30, 1965 where the Quartet with Trane, McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison and Elvin Jones is augmented by Pharaoh Sanders on tenor saxophone and Don Garrett on bass clarinet and second bass.

 

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LIVE IN SEATTLE

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John Sinclair, Northeast Sector, Detroit, April 25, 2014 [18223]

 

Charlie Parker: Another Hairdo

John Coltrane Sextet: Out Of This World

John Coltrane Sextet: Body And Soul

John Coltrane Sextet: Cosmos

John Coltrane Sextet: Tapestry In Sound

 

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Ancestor Worship 89: Afro-Blue

Episode 89 in our long series of programs investigating the recordings of the John Coltrane Quartet for Impulse Records steps back for a couple of timeless live dates, first at the Village Vanguard on November 2-3, 1961 with Eric Dolphy joining John Coltrane, McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison and Elvin Jones, and then at Birdland on October 8, 1963 from the classic album Coltrane Live at Birdland (Impulse A-50).

 

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AFRO-BLUE

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Charlie Parker: Another Hairdo

John Coltrane Quintet: Spiritual

John Coltrane Quintet: Niema

John Coltrane Quartet: Afro-Blue

John Coltrane Quartet: Alabama

John Coltrane Quartet: I Want To Talk About You

John Coltrane Quintet: Chasin’ The Trane

 

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Ancestor Worship 88: Meditations

Episode 88 continues our prolonged investigation into the music of the John Coltrane Quartet recorded for Impuse Records with four sessions from the extremely fertile year of 1965: May 17 (“Song of Praise”), June 16 (“Vigil”), August 26 (“Ascent”), and November 23, 1965, when the quratet of John Coltrane, McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison & Elvin Jones was joined by Pharoah Sanders (tenor saxophone) and Rashied Ali (drums) to record the remaining selections from the brilliant Meditations album, with a truncated version of “Joy” to close the show.

 

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MEDITATIONS

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John Sinclair, Northeast Sector, Detroit, April 11, 2014 [18195]

 

Charlie Parker: Another Hairdo

John Coltrane Quartet: Song of Praise

John Coltrane Quartet: Ascent

John Coltrane Quartet: Vigil

John Coltrane Quartet: Love

John Coltrane Quartet: Consequences

John Coltrane Quartet: Serenity

John Coltrane Quartet: Compassion

John Coltrane Quartet: Joy

 

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Ancestor Worship 87: Sun Ship

This week’s investigation into the music of the John Coltrane Quartet on Impulse Records centers on two sessions from June 16 and August 16, 1965 with John Coltrane (tenor saxophone), McCoy Tyner (piano), Jimmy Garrison (bass) and Elvin Jones (drums).

 

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SUN SHIP

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John Sinclair, Northeast Sector, Detroit, April 11, 2014 [18181]

 

Charlie Parker: Another Hairdo

John Coltrane Quartet: Living Space

John Coltrane Quartet: Dusk Dawn

John Coltrane Quartet: Dearly Beloved

John Coltrane Quartet: Sun Ship

John Coltrane Quartet: Attaining

John Coltrane Quartet: Amen

John Coltrane Quartet: Joy (2nd Version)

 

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Ancestor Worship 86: A Love Supreme

Episode 86 begins with the complete A Love Supreme album by the John Coltrane Quartet with Coltrane on tenor saxophone, McCoy Tyner at the piano, Jimmy Garrison on bass and Elvin Jones on drums, recorded for Impulse Records on December 9, 1964, and followed by a Coltrane Suite recorded on June 10, 1965.

 

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A LOVE SUPREME

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John Sinclair, Northeast Sector, Detroit, April 11, 2014 [18167]

 

Charlie Parker: Another Hairdo

John Coltrane Quartet: Acknowlegement

John Coltrane Quartet: Resolution

John Coltrane Quartet: Pursuance > Psalm

John Coltrane Quartet: Suite: I—Prayer And Meditation: Day

John Coltrane Quartet: Suite: II—Peace And After

John Coltrane Quartet: Suite: III—Prayer And Meditation: Evening

John Coltrane Quartet: Suite: IV—Affirmation

John Coltrane Quartet: Suite: V—Prayer And Meditation: 4 A.M.

 

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Ancestor Worship 85: Chasin’ Another Trane

Ancestor Worship follows the John Coltrane Quartet this week to the Newport Jazz Festivals in 1963 and 1965, the first distinguished by the appearance on drums of the great Roy Haynes, who’s replacing Elvin Jones on a temporary basis, with Jimmy Garrison on bass and McCoy Tyner on piano, and the second powered by the return of Elvin Jones to the drum chair in the Quartet.

 

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CHASIN’ ANOTHER TRANE

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Charlie Parker: Another Hairdo

John Coltrane Quartet: My Favorite Things

John Coltrane Quartet: I Want To Talk About You

John Coltrane Quartet: Chasin’ Another Trane

John Coltrane Quartet: One Down, One Up

 

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Ancestor Worship 84: Transition

Further investigation into the recorded works of the John Coltrane Quartet for Impulse Records brings us this week to these selections from the Transition album and other Impulse collections as recorded by John Coltrane, McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison & Elvin Jones on May 26 and June 10, 1965.

 

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TRANSITION

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John Sinclair, Northeast Sector, Detroit, March 27, 2014 [18139]

 

Charlie Parker: Another Hairdo

John Coltrane Quartet: Dear Lord

John Coltrane Quartet: One Down, One Up

John Coltrane Quartet: Welcome

John Coltrane Quartet: Transition

John Coltrane Quartet: The Last Blues

John Coltrane Quartet: Untitled Original 90314

 

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Ancestor Worship 83: Song Of Praise

We’re following the John Colrane Quartet into and out of the Impulse Records studios in 1965: February 17, May 17 and May 26, 1965, originally heard on the Impulse album The John Coltrane Quartet Plays and various collections, with Trane on tenor & soprano saxophones, McCoy Tyner at the piano, Jimmy Garrison on bass and Elvin Jones on drums.

 

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SONG OF PRAISE

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John Sinclair, Northeast Sector, Detroit, March 27, 2014 [18125]

 

Charlie Parker: Another Hairdo

John Coltrane Quartet: Nature Boy

John Coltrane Quartet: Feelin’ Good

John Coltrane Quartet: Chim Chim Cheree

John Coltrane Quartet: Brasilia

John Coltrane Quartet: Song Of Praise

John Coltrane Quartet: After The Crescent

 

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