Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Post at a Moment's Notice

John Coltrane's release Blue Train was a powerful album to put out as a first-time band leader on Blue Note Records. To top it off, he was also performing in Thelonious Monk's Five Spot quartet on a regular basis. This was definitely a bright time in the history of jazz music. Exuberant solos from all the hornmen in the band can be heard on this single, as well as Chambers' fine bowing on the bass.

This 7" was released to promote the album back in 1957. Record companies were big on releasing albums in many formats in the 1950s, hence the release of Blue Train in a 7" box.


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