John Coltrane is the most mythical figure in all of jazz. His talent is incredible, the highly spiritual nature of his music is captivating and his short-lived-yet-prolific career is the stuff of legend. It’s no questions that A Love Supreme is one of the greatest albums of all time, but it’s also clear that everything Coltrane released was classic.
- Coltrane (1957) A-
- Blue Train (1958) A-
- John Coltrane with the Red Garland Trio (1958, with Red Garland) B+
- Soultrane (1958) B+
- Giant Steps (1960) A