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John Coltrane with Eric Dolphy Evenings At The Village Gate

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Step back in time and experience the magic of the John Coltrane Quintet at the iconic Village Gate in Greenwich Village, New York, in August 1961. Delve into the captivating sounds of this legendary group as never before with the recently discovered and never-before-heard music from this historic engagement. A treasure trove of ninety minutes of musical brilliance was found at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, offering a rare glimpse into a powerful musical partnership that ended all too soon.

The album "John Coltrane with Eric Dolphy - Evenings At The Village Gate" presents an extraordinary collection of tracks, including some well-known Coltrane material such as 'My Favorite Things', 'Impressions', and 'Greensleeves'. Additionally, the album showcases a breathtaking feature for Dolphy's bass clarinet on 'When Lights Are Low', displaying his exceptional talents in full splendor.

A true gem on this recording is the only known non-studio version of Coltrane's composition 'Africa', originally from the Africa/Brass album. This unique rendition of 'Africa' captures Coltrane's expansive musical vision at the time, offering a mesmerizing listening experience for jazz enthusiasts and collectors alike.

Don't miss this extraordinary opportunity to immerse yourself in the magic of the John Coltrane Quintet and Eric Dolphy's sublime performances at the Village Gate. The album "John Coltrane with Eric Dolphy - Evenings At The Village Gate" is a rare musical discovery that captures the essence of two jazz giants, leaving an indelible mark on the history of jazz.

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