John Coltrane
Tenor Sax Solo on
Chasin' the Trane

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Trane starts his solo with the melody but then quickly goes off into his own world. This solo is 80 choruses of intensity without piano that continues for over 15 minutes straight to the end of the tune. It includes a range of emotions and overtones.
John Coltrane was 34 to 35 years old at the time.

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John Coltrane

Tenor Sax

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Coltrane "Live" at the Village Vanguard

John Coltrane

Released 1962

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Chasin' the Trane

John Coltrane

Recorded 1961

Music notes icon Tune

Chasin' the Trane

by John Coltrane

F major

Concert Key

G major

Tenor Sax Key

Blues - 12 bars

Form

4/4

Meter

15m 42s

Duration

80

Choruses

236 bpm

Tempo

Swing

Feel


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