JOHN COLTRANE: Trane's Blues (Blue Note)

Are you looking for a John Coltrane CD to start your collection with, but feel intimidated by the sheer number of discs in the bins? Well, look no further. Trane's Blues is an excellent collection of blues-oriented tunes that feature the saxophonist as both a leader and a sideman with the likes of Paul Chambers, Sonny Clark and Johnny Griffin.

The eight songs featured on this disc are some of his best known, ranging from the title track to the seminal "Blue Train." Whether you're just discovering Trane, or whether you've been into him for years, this CD is a great addition to any jazz collection.


Trane's Blues * Locomotion * Sonny's Crib * Just For The Love * Blue Train * One And Four (aka Mr. Day) * Smoke Stack * Shifting Down

© 1999 Steve Marshall