John Coltrane - Ballads (VINYL ALBUM)
Release Date: 11/04/14
Ballads is a jazz album by John Coltrane. It was recorded in December 1961 and 1962, and released on the Impulse! label in 1963 as A-32 and later AS-32 (the s is for stereo). Critic Gene Lees stated that the quartet had never played the tunes before. They arrived with music-store sheet music of the songs and just before the recordings, they would discuss each tune, write out copies of the changes they'd use, semi-rehearse for a half hour and then do it. Each piece was recorded in one take, except for All or Nothing at All. In 2008, the album was a recipient of the Grammy Hall of Fame award.
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