Jazz at 33 rpm (Issue 02)
John Coltrane – Blue Train
Blue Train was the album that established John Coltrane as a major force on the jazz scene.
Recorded in 1957, it owes much to the blues tradition and is where Coltrane began the harmonic
explorations that he would pursue over the next few years.
John Coltrane, tenor saxophone; Lee Morgan, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Kenny Drew,
piano; Paul Chambers, double bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums
Track-by-track analysis of the recording