John Coltrane – Coltrane ’58: The Prestige Recordings

As the Bandcamp site states, 1958 was John Coltrane’s breakout year, coming into his own after partnering so successfully with pianist Thelonious Monk and Miles Davis, though his heroin addiction slowed his progress up considerably.  He is in fine condition musically in this 8-LP collection of his first recording session with Prestige Records, and it would be the beginning of an creative explosion for both Prestige and then Atlantic Records before moving on to Impulse! Records.  2019 marked the 70th anniversary of the launch of the legendary imprint, and the 60th anniversary of this session, so this beautifully-remastered collection sparkles.

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