How to use Coltrane in a sentence
In the preceding year and a half or so, that kind of length had started to become normal for Coltrane.
Five months earlier, in June 1961, a writer for this newspaper, Tony Gieske — reviewing a Coltrane gig at Abart’s Internationale on 9th Street NW — timed out Coltrane’s version of Kenny Dorham’s “Shifting Down” at 50 minutes.
Coltrane was also listening closely to the Nigerian drummer Babatunde Olatunji.
Superb and imposing, it satisfies an understandable desire to see Coltrane, and that particular work, as a kind of monument or icon.
The elusiveness, the refusal to settle, in Coltrane melodies has an equivalent in Thompson’s work.Bob Thompson died young, but his colorful jazz- and Old Master-inspired paintings speak to the ages | Sebastian Smee | September 21, 2021 | Washington Post
Always looking, Coltrane always tried to be ready for the unexpected revelation, “that feeling.”
I was converted, or educated, from listening first to Coltrane with Miles Davis for many nights.
“Coltrane's really something,” Miles told me one afternoon in 1958.
Only at this black college did the students talk of Bird and Ornette Coleman, and especially of Coltrane.
I don't think Coltrane spoke of society or political theory.
Looking higher, he discovered a well-worn silk hat, and beneath it the kindly, smooth face of Colonel Abner Coltrane.
Coltrane left him in his mood, relying upon the influence of changed surroundings to restore his equilibrium.
Goree reached out one hand and groped until it rested upon Coltrane's fingers, which held his bridle.
He toppled so slowly to the left that Coltrane had time to urge his horse to that side, and catch him with one arm.
Coltrane brought a pitcher of the cool water, and held it for him to drink.
British Dictionary definitions for Coltrane
John (William). 1926–67, US jazz tenor and soprano saxophonist and composer
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