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Song Of The Underground Railroad - John Coltrane - The Africa Brass Sessions, Vol. 2 (Vinyl, LP)

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  1. Apr 15,  · referencing The Africa Brass Sessions, Vol. 2, LP, Album, AS Amazingly enough these are the tracks/versions that didn't make the first Africa Brass LP. How Impulse Records sat on a track as incredible as "Song Of The Underground Railroad" for some ten years is inexplicable, it's one of Coltrane's five best recordings easy/5().
  2. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of The Africa Brass Sessions, Vol. 2 on Discogs/5(13).
  3. The music on this disc is gleaned from a pair of dates circa April and May with the John Coltrane wiethumtusolsdeavisutedesvehelpso.co the name suggests, Africa/Brass Sessions, Vol. 2 () includes the second installment of the work and doesn't replicate the sequence in which the music was documented. After a successful string of albums on Atlantic Records, Coltrane signed to the burgeoning and jazz-intensive 8/
  4. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of The Africa Brass Sessions, Vol. 2 on Discogs/5(6).
  5. I bought The Africa Brass Sessions, Vol.2 in as my first John Coltrane album. The fiesta begins with a fiery Song of the Underground Railroad, Coltrane playing the tenor sax. Greensleeves at almost 11 minutes - Coltrane is stunning on his soprano sax!- is 4/5(5).
  6. Amazingly enough these are the tracks/versions that didn't make the first Africa Brass LP. How Impulse Records sat on a track as incredible as "Song Of The Underground Railroad" for some ten years is inexplicable, it's one of Coltrane's five best recordings easy.
  7. The interaction with Tyner on "Songs of the Underground Railroad" is impeccable. Coltrane allows room for Elvin Jones and Reggie Workman to likewise engage Tyner for some high-spirited improvisation. This is a key work in understanding the path John Coltrane's music took in its final phases. The Complete Africa/Brass Sessions brilliantly.
  8. The Africa/Brass Sessions, Vol. 2 is a posthumous compilation album by American jazz saxophonist and composer John Coltrane, released in by Impulse wiethumtusolsdeavisutedesvehelpso.co compiles outtakes from the same sessions that produced his Africa/Brass album. "Song of the Underground Railroad" and "Greensleeves" were recorded on May 23, while "Africa" was recorded on June 4.
  9. Believe it or not, this was John Coltrane's first as the leader of a big bandand it's a winner. Take the first track,"Africa", for openersit's in 5/4, demonstrating that he was not afraid of odd time-signatures, and he made full use of some intriguing brass sonorities (I recognized three horns and the tuba, because we had been students at the Manhattan School of Music at the same time /5(47).

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