90 Years Ago Today – The Great John Coltrane Is Born (Watch “Impressions” Live ’66)

90 years ago today, saxophonist John “Trane” Coltrane was born on 9/23/26. Coltrane is considered of the most influential jazz musicians ever as well  one of the greatest saxophonists of all time, and the pioneer of improvisational and free jazz. Coltrane passed away at age 40 in 1967 from live cancer, but his lasting legacy and influence has only increased ten fold. Watch Coltrane and his quartet perform “Impressions” live on France TV in 1966.

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