John Coltrane - The Ascension (1965)

This is the kind of hyper-complex jazz that aficionados love because they can identify all the modal shifts and chromatic crescendos and whatever. You probably won't be able to hear those though. Instead you'll hear a forty minutes of free jazz noodling punctuated by some of the best solos ever. Worth wading through all the arcane jazz waffle for some of the riffs Coltrane spits out.


4 Responses so far.

  1. jamie says:

    This has nothing to do with John Coltrane, but you should check this album out and repost it.

    A few years old but criminally unnoticed.

  2. Griff says:

    I play freejazz a shitload, thanks for spreading the love


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