John Coltrane - Live At Birdland (CD)

John Coltrane

Write a review


R 244

eB2 440

Discovery Miles  2 440

Shipped in 5 to 7 working days

When do I get it?

Prepaid codes are delivered to you via email as soon as payment has been approved.

When do I get it?

Once payment has been approved, purchased eBooks are added to your Digital Library, ready for you to download.

When do I get it?

Gift vouchers are delivered via email to the recipient as soon as payment has been approved.

Of course you want to know — When do I get it?


We strive at all times to get it to you on time but here are some indications:

If we say In Stock, we dispatch within the time frame of the shipping plan you selected.

If we say In Stock (You can also collect in cpt), the stock is available from our Cape Town warehouse and you can collect on the same working day if your payment has been authorised and you collect before 5pm.

If we say dispatched between X and Y days then it takes X to Y days to receive from a supplier and it will then be with you within the time frame of the shipping plan you selected.

If we say Pre-order it means that your item will be dispatched to you on the day it's released and arrive with the time span of the shipping plan you chose.

And then there's the Weekend. In order to receive goods on the weekend, select our weekend delivery option when checking out.

If this is all too confusing, call us on 087 362 8000 or send an e-mail to info@takealot.com. One of our friendly employees will get back to you pronto.


Eligible for Cash on Delivery. Learn more

What does this mean?

You can pay for this item with cash when your driver delivers your goods.

How does it work?

Select Cash On Delivery (COD) as your payment option when you checkout. Have the exact amount of cash ready for our friendly delivery driver when he arrives.

Is COD available on every order?

No. We don’t offer COD for:

  • Digital products (e.g. eBooks, gift vouchers or airtime)
  • Customised products (e.g. a sports shirt printed with a personalised name)
  • Orders totalling R5,000 or more
  • Orders being collected from our warehouse
  • Delivery addresses falling outside of our Mr D. Courier area

  • If your order is eligible for COD, it will be displayed as a payment option for you at checkout.

    Free Exchanges & Returns for 30 days. Learn more

    Free Exchanges & Returns for 30 Days


    Returns

    If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, simply return the items to us in their original condition and packaging within 30 days of receipt and we will issue a credit which can be used to place a new order.

    Exchanges (Fashion, sportswear and shoes only)

    Wrong size? Don't quite like the colour? You can exchange your purchased item for a different size and/or colour up to 30 days from the day you received it, completely free of charge.

    The item must be unworn and unused (other than trials) with the original tags still attached. Packaging should be returned in an undamaged condition with the item

    When does this policy not apply?

    If the item is:
    • older than 30 days
    • opened, unsealed, used or missing any accessories
    • a digital product such as an eBook, electronic voucher, gaming code or other digital download;
    • an audio or video recording or computer software that has been unsealed;
    • a newspaper, periodical or magazine;
    • a foodstuff, beverage, or other product intended for everyday consumption;
    • a nursing or maternity product that has been unsealed, including (but not limited to) breast pumps, bottles, formula, maternity underwear, nappies and wipes;
    • a beauty product or fragrance which has been used; or
    • a product which has been personalised for you or made to your specifications.

    Find out more about Exchanges & Returns


    Categories
    JazzMusic
    Category
    1. Performer
    2. Jazz Instrument
    3. Avant-Garde/Downtown
    Number of Items
    1
    Title
    Live At Birdland
    Media
    CD
    BarCode
    602517649002
    Country of Origin
    USA / Canada
    Label
    Naxos
    Distributor
    Universal Distribution
    Mono / Stereo
    Stereo
    Format
    CD
    Barcode
    602517649002
    Tracks
    1. [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Afro Blue
    2. [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] I Want to Talk About You
    3. [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Promise
    4. [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Alabama
    5. [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Your Lady
    6. [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Vilia [*]
    Songs / Tracks
    1. [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Afro Blue
    2. [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] I Want to Talk About You
    3. [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Promise, The
    4. [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Alabama
    5. [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Your Lady
    Genre
    Jazz
    Release Date
    11 June 2008
    Country
    Notes

    Personnel: John Coltrane (soprano & tenor saxophones); McCoy Tyner (piano); Jimmy Garrison (bass); Elvin Jones (drums).
    Producer: Bob Thiele.
    Reissue producer: Michael Cuscuna.
    Tracks 1-3 recorded live at Birdland, New York, New York on October 8, 1963. Tracks 4-6 recorded at the Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on March 6 and November 18, 1963. Originally released on Impulse (50). Includes liner notes by Leroi Jones and Michael Cuscuna.
    Digitally remastered usuing 20-bit technology by Erick Labson (MCA Music Media Studios).
    Personnel: John Coltrane (soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone); Eric Dolphy (bass clarinet, alto saxophone); McCoy Tyner (piano); Jimmy Garrison (upright bass); Elvin Jones, Roy Haynes (drums).
    Liner Note Author: LeRoi Jones.
    Recording information: Birdland, New York, NY (03/06/1963-11/18/1963); Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, NJ (03/06/1963-11/18/1963).
    Photographers: Bob Ghiraldini; Joe Alper; Charles Stewart .
    Arranger: John Coltrane.
    By 1963, when LIVE AT BIRDLAND was recorded, the John Coltrane Quartet had evolved into the finest working band in all of jazz, achieving an extraordinary balance of freedom and form, visceral intensity and romantic sensitivity. Each member was an innovator in his own right. From McCoy Tyner's powerful orchestrations, to bassist Jimmy Garrison's indomitable pulse and Elvin Jones' telepathic polyrhythms, this was a thrilling group at a peak of wonder and discovery.
    Jones' dancing 6/8 pulse and elemental barrage of tom and cymbal colors make the quartet sound like a big band on their exciting version of "Afro-Blue." Tyner's rocking two-handed rhythms and original chordal voicings bring the tune's melodic strains to a fine boil, when Trane re-enters with a screaming, rhythmically challenging solo. The saxophonist approaches "I Want To Talk About You" as a virtuoso ballad vehicle, and the contrast between dense rhythmic/harmonic ideas and simple melodic eloquence bring this performance to an earthy emotional peak. The dancing polyrhythms which announce "The Promise" suggest how far the quartet had reshaped the basic 4/4 rhythm of jazz. Tyner's left hand keeps the pulse churning, as he uncoils swift, graceful single-note leads and crunching block chords, transforming a pathetic nightclub piano into a choir of angels. Trane's soprano re-appears at an emotional crest, supporting him and Elvin with big, brassy chords that echo their conversation.
    A pair of studio tracks round out the set. Tyner's droning chorus of tears and the beckoning thunder of Garrison and Jones give the dirge "Alabama" its elemental dignity. "Alabama" is a haunting recollection of four innocents who died in a church bombing, and the tender compassion and final cry for justice in Coltrane's evocative melody is easy to recognize. The set concludes with "Your Lady," an elegant idiomatic quartet treatment of a 3/4 pulse, as Trane discovers a softer, more feminine inflection for his soprano.

    Date Released
    2008-05-01 00:00:00
    Audio Format
    PCM Audio
    Studio / Live
    Live
    Video Disabled
    0
    Performer
    John Coltrane
    Artists
    1. Coltrane, John
    Duration
    40m 47s
    Engineer
    Rudy VanGelder

    No reviews yet.

    Be the first!

    R 244

    Shop by Department