Essays Tagged: "John Coltrane"

Modal Jazz Musician John Coltrane's influence on Jazz.

On John ColtraneJohn Coltrane was born on 23 September 1926 in Hamlet, North Carolina. It is highly unl ... asked to join Dizzy Gillespie's big band (where he would play the Alto Saxophone). In April of 1951 John Coltrane returned to Philadelphia for school. It would not be a stretch to say that John Coltra ... the most well-known of Jazz musicians (compared to others such as Miles Davis and Charlie Parker), John Coltrane's influence on Jazz Music is undeniable. He was able to revolutionize the music and ma ...

(2 pages) 61 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Mr. Holland's Opus movie review

be more than a full-time job.As the movie starts, Mr. Glenn Holland is beginning his first year at John F. Kennedy High School by teaching music to a class of 65. He hates his job, and at first he is ... s faint.His wife Iris then becomes pregnant and has a son who Mr. Holland names Col, after his idol John Coltrane, American jazz saxophonist and composer. Mr. Holland loves music and wants his son to ...

(2 pages) 32 0 2.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Jazz concert review #2

e was a count off and the music began with a jam-packed house. The first song was called Equinox by John Coltrane. I know I have heard this piece played before at one time or another. When the band pl ...

(2 pages) 58 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Analysis Of Miles Davis' "Kind Of Blue"

orn section, led by Davis himself, and completed by alto saxophonist Cannonball Adderley, and tenor John Coltrane. The individual band members were great musicians in their own respect, but when sheph ...

(3 pages) 44 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

"In A Sentimental Mood"

"In A Sentimental Mood" By Duke Ellington, as recorded on "Duke Ellington and John Coltrane" "In a Sentimental Mood", written by Duke Ellington is performed on this recor ...

(3 pages) 22 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Miles Davis: Jazz Musician Innovator

f modal music. Davis got the band together which consisted of Paul Chambo, Cannonball Adderley, and John Coltrane. This all-star lineup combined with Davis' instruction was bound to succeed. Throughou ...

(7 pages) 34 0 1.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Miles Davis Research Paper

albums. Soon after he kicked the drugs, Davis formed his first quintet. Along with Davis, musicians John Coltrane, Philly Joe Jones, Red Garland, and Paul Chambers were the other members of the quinte ... ous album is Kind of Blue. The album was created with an incredible sextet made up of jazz legends. John Coltrane, "Cannonball" Adderely, and Bill Evans were among the members of the sextet. To show h ...

(4 pages) 3064 0 3.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies