John Coltrane

John Coltrane

Born Sep 23, 1926
  • Musician, Composer, Bandleader, Songwriter, Saxophonist
John William Coltrane, also known as "Trane", was an American jazz saxophonist and composer. Working in the bebop and hard bop idioms early in his career, Coltrane helped pioneer the use of modes in jazz and later was at the forefront of free jazz. He organized at least fifty recording sessions as a...

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: Musician, Composer, Bandleader, Songwriter, Saxophonist


: 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)


: African American


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: Sep 23, 1926 - Jul 17, 1967 (40 years old)

Place of Birth

: Hamlet

Date of Death

: Jul 17, 1967

Place of Death

: Huntington

Cause of Death

: Liver tumour

John Coltrane Film Roles

  1. Jazz Casual: John Coltrane
  2. Jazz Icons: John Coltrane: Live in '60, '61 & '65

John Coltrane Film Appearances

  1. Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser
  2. Trane Tracks: The Legacy of John Coltrane
  3. My Name Is Albert Ayler
    My Name Is Albert Ayler
  4. Miles Davis: Cool Jazz Sound
  5. John Coltrane: Impressions of Coltrane
  6. Masters of American Music: The World According to John Coltrane
  7. John Coltrane: A True Innovator
  8. Jazz Shots from the East Coast: Vol. 3

John Coltrane TV Appearances

  1. Jazz Casual

John Coltrane Albums

  1. Giant Steps
  2. Olé Coltrane
  3. XVII. A Love Supreme: In Concert
  4. Interstellar Space
  5. The Best of John Coltrane
  6. The Prestige Recordings
  7. The Art of John Coltrane
  8. A John Coltrane Retrospective: The Impulse! Years
  9. Live at Birdland and the Half Note
  10. The Last Giant: The John Coltrane Anthology

John Coltrane Books

  1. A Love Supreme