Kenny Burrell and John Coltrane

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Kenny Burrell and John Coltrane
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Studio album by Kenny Burrell & John Coltrane
Released April 1963[1]
Recorded March 7, 1958
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack
Genre Jazz
Length 37:20
Label New Jazz
NJ 8276

Bob Weinstock

Alternative cover
The Kenny Burrell Quintet With John Coltrane (PRLP 7532, 1967)

Kenny Burrell and John Coltrane is an album credited to jazz musicians Kenny Burrell and John Coltrane. Recorded on March 7, 1958, it was originally released on the New Jazz label as NJ 8276 in 1963, then reissued in 1967 on Prestige as PRLP 7532, with a different cover and retitled The Kenny Burrell Quintet With John Coltrane.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 3/5 stars[3]

Lindsay Planer of Allmusic gave it 4 stars, stating: "While not one of Coltrane's most assured performances, he chases the groove right into the hands of Burrell. The guitarist spins sonic gold and seems to inspire similar contributions from Chambers' bowed bass and Coltrane alike."[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Freight Trane" (Tommy Flanagan) — 7:18
  2. "I Never Knew" (Ted Fio Rito, Gus Kahn) — 7:04
  3. "Lyresto" (Kenny Burrell) — 5:41
  4. "Why Was I Born?" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern) — 3:12
  5. "Big Paul" (Tommy Flanagan) — 14:05



  1. ^ Billboard Apr 20, 1963
  2. ^ a b Planer, Lindsay. "Kenny Burrell and John Coltrane review". Allmusic. 
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 46. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.