This day (July 17, 1967 ), in Huntington, New York City, died John Coltrane, an American jazz saxophonist and composer who, Working in the bebop and hard bop idioms early in his career, helped pioneer the use of modes in jazz and later was at the forefront of free jazz.
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Video : John Coltrane – Naima (1965) . John Coltrane – Acknowledgement (1965) . John Coltrane – Impressions (1965) . John Coltrane – Alabama . John Coltrane & Eric Dolphy – My Favourite Things . Stan Getz & John Coltrane – Live In Germany (1960) . Miles Davis & John Coltrane – Round About Midnight (1957) . John Coltrane & Miles Davis – So What .