Blue Train (composition)

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Blue Train is a 1957 jazz standard composed by John Coltrane. It is the lead track on the album of the same name.[1] Starting with the melody in E-flat minor, the chord progression changes to E-flat major for the improvised section, returning to the original minor key for the reinstatement of the melody.


  1. ^ Thomakos, John (28 December 2010). Drum Set Styles Encyclopedia. Mel Bay Publications. p. 22. ISBN 978-1-61065-219-3. Retrieved 17 June 2013.