The Mastery of John Coltrane, Vol. 4: Trane's Modes

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The Mastery of John Coltrane, Vol. IV: Trane's Modes
Compilation album by John Coltrane
Released 1979
Recorded May 23, 1961 (#7–8)
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
November 1, 1961 (#1–2, 6)
November 2, 1961 (#3, 5)
November 3, 1961 (#4)
Village Vanguard, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 79:32
Label Impulse!
IZ 9361/2
Producer Bob Thiele

The Mastery of John Coltrane, Vol. IV: Trane's Modes is a compilation album by American saxophonist John Coltrane, released as a double LP in 1979. It features pieces recorded in 1961, two in studio and the remainder live.[1] All the tracks were previously unissued, at the time of release. At present, "Africa (First Version)" and "The Damned Don't Cry" may be found on the two-disc reissue of Africa/Brass, while all the live pieces have been included on The Complete 1961 Village Vanguard Recordings.

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Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Impressions" (Take 1) – 8:50
  2. "Miles' Mode" – 10:00
  3. "Chasin' Another Trane" – 15:34
  4. "Greensleeves" (Take 2) – 4:50
  5. "Impressions" (Take 2) – 10:55
  6. "Naima" – 7:39
  7. "Africa" (First Version) – 14:06
  8. "The Damned Don't Cry" – 7:38

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