NOTES TO 1960
General: This page is under construction, but will contain notes to items on the page of recordings from 1960. Some additional notes may be found on the Coltrane FAQs page.
|Miles Davis Tour||In the spring of 1960 the Miles Davis Quintet toured Europe as part of a Jazz at the Philharmonic package. A number of performances were recorded, and several of those have appeared on bootleg issues. Coltrane left Miles Davis following this tour.|
|John Coltrane Quartet||Coltrane formed his first working quartet in April 1960 in conjunction with an extended appearance at New York's Jazz Gallery. The initial group (Steve Kuhn, piano; Steve Davis, b; Pete LaRoca, drums) did not record. McCoy Tyner replaced Kuhn in June 1960.|
|My Favorite Things||Coltrane spent two days in Atlantic's NYC studios in October 1960, recording a large number of titles which became four successive LPs. These include My Favorite Things which became a significant hit. All titles are collected in the Atlantic/Rhino The Heavyweight Champion|
Contents of this page based on The Recordings of John Coltrane: A Discography, (c) 1977, 1978, 1979 by David Wild and discribe, Issues # 1, # 2, and # 3, (c) 1980, 1981 and 1983 by Angelyn and David Wild. All the usual legal protections apply. Click here to send mail to Dave Wild.