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Listen to Previously Unreleased John Coltrane Track "Blue World"

Listen to Previously Unreleased John Coltrane Track "Blue World"

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A previously unreleased John Coltrane album is coming next month.

On September 27th, Impulse!/Ume will release a new album from legendary saxophonist John Coltrane. The album is called Blue World and it was recorded in 1964, the same year he recorded Crescent and A Love Supreme. The music was recorded for the Quebec film The Cat in the Bag. (Only a couple of minutes of music actually ended up in the film.)

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The album was recorded at New Jersey’s Van Gelder Studios. According to a press release, Blue World was mastered from the original analog tape. Here is the tracklist for the album:

1. “Naima (Take 1)”
2. “Village Blues (Take 2)”
3. “Blue World”
4. “Village Blues (Take 1)”
5. “Village Blues (Take 3)”
6.” Like Sonny”
7. “Traneing In”
8. “Naima (Take 2)”

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The first release from the album is the title track, which was released on Friday, August 16th. Listen to the track below.



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