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John coltrane

  1. 1. John Coltrane<br />By Antonio Mendoza<br />
  2. 2. Coltrane: “Trane”<br />Born in North Carolina on September 25, 1926<br /> Coltrane began playing music at an early age. He was influenced by his father and artists such as; Lester Young, and Charlie Parker.<br /> In 1945 Coltrane embarked on his music career, but one year after he was drafted into the Navy where he served his time in the Navy band.<br /> He will become known as one of the most famous musicians in the world, and a true revolutionist of Jazz music. <br />
  3. 3. Addiction<br /> Coltrane began experimenting with drugs, eventually became addicted to heroin.<br /> Still Coltrane persisted with music even with his drug habits.<br />1948<br />
  4. 4. Miles Davis Years<br /> In 1955 John Coltrane unites with Miles Davis and eventually joins The “First Great Quintet”<br />Round' Midnight<br />In 1957 Miles Davis abruptly dismantles the group (1957)<br />
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  6. 6. A Changed Man<br />Coltrane, saddened by his departure with Miles Davis realizes he needs to make changes in his life. <br />Coltrane joins pianist Thelonious Monk. <br />Ruby, My Dear<br />1957<br />
  7. 7. The Boom<br /> Coltrane joins Miles Davis once again, but this soon ends because Coltrane wants to be on his own. <br />Coltrane Forms his own Quartet. <br />
  8. 8. The John Coltrane Quartet<br />
  9. 9. Giant Steps<br /> Once Coltrane ventures off on his own his career escalades quickly. <br />He releases “Giant Steps” which would become one of the most historic Jazz albums of all time. <br />Giant Steps<br />
  10. 10. Height of His Career<br /> At this point Coltrane is becoming a household name in the Jazz community.<br />After he releases the album “My Favorite Things” he becomes well-known around the world. <br />My Favorite Things<br />
  11. 11. Continued Success<br />Coltrane continued to make brilliant music releasing over 15 albums on Impulse Records. <br />He died from liver cancer in 1967.<br />Coltrane will become one of the best Jazz musicians ever to walk the land. <br />
  12. 12. References<br /><br /><br />Woideck, Carl (1998). The John Coltrane Companion. New York: Schirmer Books.<br />
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