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John Coltrane & Wilbur HardenCountdown – The Savoy Sessions ... CD
Savoy/RCA (Germany), 1958. Used ... $6.99
Fantastic work from a lost chapter of Coltrane's career! Sure, you may know his early work with Miles Davis, or his groundbreaking later recordings on Atlantic and Impulse – but in the late 50s, 'Trane recorded some fantastic sides with trumpeter Wilbur Harden for Savoy Records, and the material is unlike anything he ever did for other labels. In a way, the Harden tunes are similar to Yusef Lateef's work for the label – hardbop at the core, but with touches of exoticism and spiritualism that brings out whole new modes of playing from the musicians. Most tracks are long and modal, a perfect platform for Coltrane's new ideas of soloing that were beginning to take shape at the time. Harden's a much different horn player than Miles Davis ever was – with a fiercer approach to rhythm that kind of drives Coltrane along in a more souful groove than ever before. Tracks include "Snuffy", "EFFPH", "Count Down", and "Rhodomagnetics". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ John Coltrane & Wilbur HardenMainstream 1958 – The East Coast Jazz Scene ... LP
Savoy, 1958. Near Mint- ... $24.99
An incredible chapter of John Coltrane's early career – one of a pair of albums he cut with trumpeter Wilbur Harden for Savoy records! The title's a bit misleading, as the sound here really isn't "mainstream" at all – but more in the longer modal mode that would emerge more strongly in Coltrane's later recordings. The album is really significant – in that it almost marks the first time that Trane got to express his voice freely, and work through a more visionary sound – but big credit also goes to Wilbur Harden, who wrote all the longer tracks on the set, and who is coming at the record from kind of a Yusef Lateef exotic perspective. Other players include Tommy Flanagan and Lateef-bandmates Doug Watkins on bass and Louis Hayes on drums – and titles include "West 42nd Street", "EFFPH", "Snuffy", and "Rhodomagnetics". LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, including the insert. Cover has some light aging, mostly on the back.)
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✨✧ Wilbur Harden with John ColtraneTanganyika Strut ... LP
Savoy, 1958. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A super-hip sextet with Wilbur Harden on trumpet, and Coltrane on tenor – done in a way so that the tracks open up nice and long, in strong modal grooves that point the way towards Trane's later work in the 60s. The set features 4 long tracks – "Anedac", "BJ", "Once In A While", and "Tanganyika Strut". LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice Japanese pressing! Back cover has some light aging, but front is great.)
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✨✧ John ColtraneStardust ... LP
Prestige, 1958. Used ... Out Of Stock
A mellow soulful classic by John Coltrane – and one of his best-remembered early albums for Prestige! The session has all the gentle glow that you might guess from the title – a laidback, open-ended approach that has Coltrane blowing long solos over rhythms from the trio of Red Garland piano, Paul Chambers bass, and either Jimmy Cobb and Art Taylor on drums – with just a bit of guest trumpet from either Freddie Hubbard or Wilbur Harden on three of the album's four tracks. The tunes are plenty long, and even with the added soloists, Coltrane still gets in plenty of space – on titles that include "Stardust", "Time After Time", "Love Thy Neighbor", and "Then I'll Be Tired Of You". LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow & black label NJ pressing with deep groove & Van Gelder stamp. Cover has moderate wear & staining. Vinyl plays with clicks & crackles.)

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