Coltrane '58: Prestige Recordings [Vinyl Box Set]

Format: Vinyl
Release Date: 4/26/2019
Availability: In Stock
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Coltrane’s breakout year, when his mature sound first grabbed ears and his own recordings began to sell consistently, was 1958. This release chronicles the exciting story session by session, featuring all 37 tracks Coltrane recorded as a leader or co-leader for the independent Prestige Records label in those twelve months. This collection captures him in creative high gear—developing the signature improvisational style that journalist Ira Gitler famously dubbed “sheets of sound.”

The timely release marks the 70th year since the founding of Prestige and comes just after the 60th anniversary of these recordings.

Includes eight 180-gram LPs, remastered from the original analog tapes by Paul Blakemore (all of which were recorded by renowned engineer Rudy Van Gelder) and cut by Clint Holley from 24-bit/192kHz transfers. The lavish, linen-wrapped, portfolio-style book features an eye-catching design and 40 pages containing extensive liner notes by Grammy-winning American music historian Ashley Kahn, rare ephemera and historical photographs of the saxophonist and his collaborators, including several taken by renowned jazz photographers Francis Wolff and Esmond Edwards.

1. Lush Life
Length: 13:55
2. Come Rain or Come Shine
Length: 08:45
3. The Believer
Length: 13:47
4. Nakatini Serenade
Length: 11:03
5. Lover
Length: 07:58
6. Russian Lullaby
Length: 05:35
7. Theme for Ernie
Length: 04:57
8. You Say You Care
Length: 06:14
9. Good Bait
Length: 12:09
10. I Want to Talk About You
Length: 10:55
11. Lyresto
Length: 05:43
12. Why Was I Born
Length: 03:12
13. Freight Trane
Length: 07:20
14. I Never Knew
Length: 07:05
15. Big Paul
Length: 14:05
16. I See Your Face Before Me
Length: 09:54
17. Rise 'n Shine
Length: 07:15
18. Little Melonae
Length: 14:03
19. If There Is Someone Lovelier Than You
Length: 09:19
20. By the Numbers
Length: 12:03
21. Black Pearls
Length: 12:10
22. Lover Come Back to Me
Length: 07:24
23. Sweet Sapphire Blues
Length: 18:13
24. Spring Is Here
Length: 06:54
25. Invitation
Length: 10:21
26. I'm a Dreamer (Aren't We All)
Length: 07:03
27. Love Thy Neighbor
Length: 09:24
28. Don't Take Your Love from Me
Length: 09:14
29. Stardust
Length: 10:40
30. My Ideal
Length: 07:35
31. I'll Get By (As Long as I Have You)
Length: 08:10
32. Do I Love You Because You're Beautiful?
Length: 05:13
33. Then I'll Be Tired of You
Length: 09:30
34. Something I Dreamed Last Night
Length: 10:52
35. Bahia
Length: 06:16
36. Goldsboro Express
Length: 04:45
37. Time After Time
Length: 07:43
Album Details
Disc Count: 8
Total Length: 336:44
UPC: 888072053656