A Guide to John Coltrane in 5 Essential Albums

Source: HappyMag.

It’s hard to imagine jazz without John Coltrane. Or music in general for that matter. Aside from Miles Davis, there is likely no other singular figure that has so profoundly imprinted the genre. From 1957 to his death in 1967, John Coltrane released 34 albums – averaging three a year – with another 11 issued posthumously. His intense passion for his craft forged a canon of work that is as revered and it is feared.