Monthly Archives: October 2010

The 50th Anniversary of My Favorite Things – Part 3

  My Favorite Things The 50th Anniversary of John Coltrane’s Landmark Recording Sessions – Part 3 – Coltrane biographer Lewis Porter calls the sessions between Friday October 21st and Wednesday October 26th “the key week in Coltrane’s Atlantic output.”[i] One could … Continue reading

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The 50th Anniversary of My Favorite Things – Part 2

  My Favorite Things The 50th Anniversary of John Coltrane’s Landmark Recording Sessions – Part 2 – John Coltrane had considered leaving Miles Davis’ group and forming his own working band as early as 1957 but was worried that his … Continue reading

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My Favorite Things: the 50th Anniversary of John Coltrane’s Landmark Recording Sessions

sub∙lime adj. That which impresses the mind with a sense of grandeur or power. Inspiring awe, veneration, and reverence. Elevated in thought. Complete, absolute, utter.   Author’s note: In a society and culture that is based in part on in-your-face … Continue reading

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I decided to start this blog in order to share the story I have written about the 50th Anniversary of John Coltrane’s October 21, 1960 recording of his landmark song “My Favorite Things” and 18 other classic songs recorded on the 21st, … Continue reading

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