The Coltrane Legacy

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The Coltrane Legacy
Compilation album by John Coltrane
Released April 1970
Recorded January 15, 1959
October 24 & 26, 1960
May 25, 1961
Genre Jazz
Label Atlantic Records
Producer Nesuhi Ertegun
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 3/5 stars[1]

The Coltrane Legacy is a compilation album credited to jazz musician John Coltrane, released in 1970 on Atlantic Records, catalogue SD 1553. Issued posthumously, it consists of outtakes from recording sessions which yielded the albums Olé Coltrane, Coltrane Plays the Blues, Coltrane's Sound, and Bags & Trane. All selections were previously unreleased.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks by John Coltrane except as indicated.

Side one[edit]

  1. "26-2" – 6:09
  2. "Original Untitled Ballad" (Billy Frazier) – 8:58
  3. "Untitled Original" – 5:20

Side two[edit]

  1. "Centerpiece" (Sweets Edison, Bill Tennyson) – 7:05
  2. "Stairway to the Stars" (Matty Malneck, Mitchell Parish, Frank Signorelli) – 3:58
  3. "Blues Legacy" (Milt Jackson) – 9:00



  1. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 46. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.