onsdag, oktober 13, 2004

now playing; john coltrane - "ascension"

For thirty-five years Ascension has stood as a monument - either as John Coltrane's supreme, ecstatic statement of his musical liberation from chord changes or as his abandonment of all jazz tradition. Here he has reached the summit.

John Coltrane Tenor Saxophone
Freddie Hubbard Trumpet
Dewey Johnson Trumpet
Marion Brown Alto Saxophone
John Tchicai Alto Saxophone
Pharoah Sanders Tenor Saxophone
Archie Shepp Tenor Saxophone
McCoy Tyner Piano
Art Davis Bass
Jimmy Garrison Bass
Elvin Jones Drums