John Coltrane: Blue Train (Blue Note Tone Poet Series)

Artist: 
John Coltrane
$54.98

Blue Note, 2022

Released to mark the 65th anniversary of the release of John Coltrane’s only album for Blue Note as a leader, “Blue Train: The Complete Masters” includes a pristine stereo pressing of the original album plus a second disc featuring seven alternate and incomplete takes of the title track, “Moment’s Notice” and “Lazy Bird.” None of these versions have been released previously on vinyl and four have never been released before on any format. It also includes a booklet featuring never-before-seen session photos by Francis Wolff and an essay by Coltrane expert Ashley Kahn. A must-have for all Coltrane fanatics.

A1: Blue Train

A2: Moment’s Notice

B1: Locomotion

B2: I’m Old Fashioned

B3: Lazy Bird

C1: Blue Train (False Start)

C2: Blue Train (Alternate Take 7)

C3: Moment’s Notice (Alternate Take 4)

C4: Lazy Bird (Alternate Take 1)

D1: Blue Train (Alternate Take 8)

D2: Moment’s Notice (Alternate Take 5A Incomplete)

D3: Lazy Bird (Alternate Take 2)

 

1LP Mono

A1: Blue Train

A2: Moment’s Notice

B1: Locomotion

B2: I’m Old Fashioned

B3: Lazy Bird

  • Recorded - September 15, 1957 at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey
  • Engineer - Rudy Van Gelder
  • Producer - Alfred Lion

A1: Blue Train

A2: Moment’s Notice

B1: Locomotion

B2: I’m Old Fashioned

B3: Lazy Bird

  • Recorded - September 15, 1957 at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey
  • Engineer - Rudy Van Gelder
  • Producer - Alfred Lion

1. Blue Train

2. Moment’s Notice

3. Locomotion

4. I’m Old Fashioned

5. Lazy Bird

6. Blue Train (False Start)

7. Blue Train (Take 7)

8. Moment’s Notice (Alternate Take 4)

9. Lazy Bird (Take 1)

10. Blue Train (Alternate Take 8)

11. Moment’s Notice (Alternate Take 5A – Incomplete)

12. Lazy Bird (Alternate Take 2)

  • Recorded - September 15, 1957 at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey
  • Engineer - Rudy Van Gelder
  • Producer - Alfred Lion