Wednesday, March 7, 2012

49 Years Ago: Coltrane & Hartman Record Self-Titled Album

John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman was recorded on March 7, 1963 in one day.

It's the first time Coltrane recorded an album with a singer as a band leader.

The musicians are all from 'Trane's Classic Quartet (Jones, Garrison, Tyner) and feature great ballad vocals by Johnny Hartman.

Here's a track off the album, "Lush Life":

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