John Coltrane's pivotal album "Giant Steps" recorded in May of 1959 with a hand picked band including Tommy Flanagan on piano,Paul Chambers on bass and Arthur Taylor on drums marked a summing up of what Coltrane was aiming for after playing with Miles Davis(twice) and Thelonious Monk and recording extensively as a sideman and leader. All of the compositions are his and he rarely played them after this recording with the exception of the beautiful "Naima"(this take was done at a different session with Wynton Kelly on piano and Jimmy Cobb on drums plus Chambers) and "Mr. P.C." a fast minor key blues (Coltrane's favourite form). Coltrane is at his peak on this date and this music is still being studied and played by young musicians to this day, A true classic.
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