Thursday, August 02, 2007

 

Episode 32 - McCoy Tyner



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The Traneumentary journey began with a visit with McCoy Tyner in the summer of 2006. It only seems fitting that McCoy closes the series. Here, he talks genuinely about his experiences with his late friend and mentor John Coltrane.

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Tracks used in this episode:

"Greensleeves"
"It's Easy To Remember"
"I Want To Talk About You"
"Alabama"
"Out of This World"
"All or Nothing At All"
"Acknowledgement"
"My Favorite Things"

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Monday, July 30, 2007

 

Episode 31 - Lews Porter (Commentary)



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Pianist and renowned Coltrane biographer Lewis Porter delivers a brilliant commentary on the selection "Psalm" from "A Love Supreme."

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Episode 30 - Geri Allen



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The pianist Geri Allen profoundly defines John Coltrane and also talks about the great McCoy Tyner.

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Tracks used in this episode:

"After The Rain"
"Vilia"
"Impressions"
"Resolution"

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Monday, July 23, 2007

 

Episode 29 - Jimmy Cobb (Commentary)



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Legendary drummer Jimmy Cobb takes us back to 1960 and playing behind Miles and Trane on the classic track "So What."

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Episode 28 - Jason Moran



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Pianist Jason moran shares his introduction to Trane and more.

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Tracks used in this episode:

"Trinkle Tinkle"
"Nutty"
"Giant Steps
"Countdown"
"One Down, One Up"

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Friday, July 20, 2007

 

Episode 27 - Lenny Pickett (Commentary)



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Saxophonist Lenny Pickett breaks down his favorite Coltrane track "Expression."

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Lenny’s photo credit: Mary Ellen Matthews

Tuesday, July 10, 2007

 

Episode 26 - Dave Schroeder (Commentary)



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Dave Schroeder fondly discusses the beauty "Lush Life" from the Hartman/Coltrane album.

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Episode 25 - Anton Fig (Commentary)



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Anton Fig talks Elvin Jones and drumming on the classic "A Love Supreme."

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Monday, July 09, 2007

 

Episode 24 - Ashley Kahn (Commentary)



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Ashley Kahn brilliantly breaks down the Trane classic "A Love Supreme."

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Episode 23 - Charles Tolliver



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Trumpeter Charles Tolliver shares his very personal story about John Coltrane - the man and his music.

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Tracks used in this episode:

"'Round About Midnight"
“Giant Steps”
“Chasin' The Trane”
"Acknowledgement”
"Naima"
"Epistrophy"
"India"
"Tune Up/When Lights Are Low"

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Monday, June 18, 2007

 

Episode 22 - Steve Kuhn



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Pianist Steve Kuhn had the great fortune to play with John Coltrane in 1960. On this episode, Steve shares his story about how this came about and further discusses the sax master's music and overall being.

Very special thanks goes out to Steve Kuhn for making time for this interview.

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Tracks used in this episode:

"The Theme" Miles Davis Quintet
“Like Sonny”
“I'll Wait and Pray”
“Countdown”
"I Want To Talk About You"

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