John Coltrane & Friends - Sideman: Trane's / Various
2014 collection of the legendary saxophonist's sideman sessions for Blue Note Records from 1956-1957, when Coltrane was a regular member of the Miles Davis Quintet and played with pianist Thelonious Monk. This set, conceived by former Blue Note Records president Bruce Lundvall, marks the first time Coltrane's sideman sessions for Blue Note have been collected in one place. The entire set is comprised of the original Blue Note mono versions. The deluxe book-style package includes a 34-page booklet with an essay by author and educator Ashley Kahn, and other elements as noted.