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nigel singh

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Transcript of Favourite

Favourite Preformer: John Coltrane Life After Death An important moment in Coltrane's life occurred on June 5, 1945, when he saw Charlie Parker perform for the first time.
Parker became an early idol, and they played together occasionally in the late 1940s.
Coltrane formed his first group, a quartet, in 1960 for an appearance at the Jazz Gallery in New York City.
After moving through different co workers including Steve Kuhn, Pete La Roca, and Billy Higgins, the final men in the group stabilized in the fall with pianist McCoy Tyner, bassist Steve Davis, and drummer Elvin Jones.
By late 1965, Coltrane was in a group with Sanders and other jazz musicians.
Rashied Ali joined the group as a second drummer. This was the end of the quartet; claiming he was unable to hear himself over the two drummers. Between 1965-1967 Coltrane joined his second quartet.
He played with many artists, but he adapted to the styles of Pharaoh Sanders, who would tend to over blow in his solos.
Coltrane liked this and played this style as well. John Coltrane died on July 17, 1967, at the age of 40 from liver cancer. His legacy lived on , even until this day. The John Coltrane House in Philadelphia, was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1999. The New Beginning John Coltrane was born in Hamlet, North Carolina on September 23, 1926, and grew up in High Point, NC, attending William Penn High School .
Beginning in December 1938 Coltrane's aunt, grandparents, and father all died within a few months of each other, leaving John to be raised by his mother and a close cousin.
In June 1943 he moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
He enlisted in the Navy in 1945, and played in the Navy jazz band once he was stationed in Hawaii. John Coltrane Career Starts New Career
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