John Coltrane – Alternate Takes (1975/2011)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/192 kHz | Time – 41:30 minutes | 1,65 GB | Genre: Jazz
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Alternate Takes is a collection of Coltrane’s greatest works for Atlantic Records. The legendary jazz saxophonist provides new and refreshing renditions of his most familiar and endearing numbers for the label including “Syeeda’s Song Flute,” “Naima,” and “Cousin Mary.” Compiled from his sessions for Coltrane Jazz, Giant Steps, and Coltrane’s Sound, this hi-res remastering has never sounded better and is a vital addition for any jazz lover.

Alternate Takes is a compilation album credited to jazz musician John Coltrane, released in 1975 on Atlantic Records, catalogue SD 1668. Issued posthumously, it consists of outtakes from recording sessions which yielded the albums Giant Steps, Coltrane Jazz, and Coltrane’s Sound. All selections were unreleased at the time.

Tracklist:
01 – Giant Steps (Alternate Take)
02 – Naima (Alternate Take)
03 – Like Sonny (Alternate Take)
04 – Cousin Mary (Alternate Take)
05 – I’ll Wait and Pray (Alternate Take)
06 – Countdown (Alternate Take)
07 – Body and Soul (Alternate Take)
08 – Syeeda’s Song Flute (Alternate Take)

Personnel
John Coltrane – tenor saxophone
Cedar Walton – piano on “Giant Steps,” “Naima,” “Like Sonny”
Tommy Flanagan – piano on “Cousin Mary,” “Countdown,” “Syeeda’s Song Flute”
Wynton Kelly – piano on “I’ll Wait and Pray”
McCoy Tyner – piano on “Body and Soul”
Paul Chambers – bass on all tracks except “Body and Soul”
Steve Davis – bass on “Body and Soul”
Lex Humphries – drums on “Giant Steps,” “Naima,” “Like Sonny”
Art Taylor – drums on “Cousin Mary,” “Countdown,” “Syeeda’s Song Flute”
Jimmy Cobb – drums on “I’ll Wait and Pray”
Elvin Jones – drums on “Body and Soul”

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