John Coltrane

Both Directions At Once - The Lost Album

  • 6749299
  • Deluxe CD - 14 Tracks.
  • Release Date: June 29th 2018
  • £5.99

In 1963, John Coltrane recorded a studio album that has remained unknown and unheard until now. The album was recorded at Van Gelder Studios, the “Abbey Road” of Jazz, with Coltrane’s Classic Quartet and at the height of his career. The music on this album represents one of the most influential groups in music history performing in a musical style it had perfected and reaching in new, exploratory directions that would affect the trajectory of jazz from then on. In short, this is the holy grail of jazz. As well as two unheard originals – Untitled Original 11383 and Untitled Original 11386 – the album features a studio version of One Up, One Down, previously heard only on a bootleg recording made at the Birdland jazz club. One of Coltrane’s most famous compositions, Impressions, is featured in a trio without piano.

CD - Standard CD - 7 Tracks.

2CD - Deluxe CD - 14 Tracks.

LP Standard LP - 7 Tracks.

2LP - Deluxe Double LP - 14 Tracks.

Track listings:

1-CD

01 Untitled Original 11383 (5:41)

02 Nature Boy (3:23)

03 Untitled Original 11386 (8:38)

04 Vilia (5:32)

05 Impressions (4:30)

06 Slow Blues (11:25)

07 One Up, One Down (7:58)

1-LP

Side A

01 Untitled Original 11383 (5:41)

02 Nature Boy (3:23)

03 Untitled Original 11386 (8:38)

04 Vilia (5:32)

Side B

01 Impressions (4:30)

02 Slow Blues (11:25)

03 One Up, One Down (7:58)

2-CD Deluxe

CD1

01 Untitled Original 11383 (Take 1) (5:41)

02 Nature Boy (3:24)

03 Untitled Original 11386 (Take 1) (8:43)

04 Vilia (Take 3) (5:32)

05 Impressions (Take 3) (4:36)

06 Slow Blues (11:28)

07 One Up, One Down (Take 1) (8:01)

CD2

01 Vilia (Take 5) (4:37)

02 Impressions (Take 1) (4:06)

03 Impressions (Take 2) (4:37)

04 Impressions (Take 4) (3:40)

05 Untitled Original 11386 (Take 2) (8:41)

06 Untitled Original 11386 (Take 5) (8:23)

07 One Up, One Down (Take 6) (7:17)

2-LP Deluxe

LP1

Side A

01 Untitled Original 11383 (Take 1) (5:41)

02 Nature Boy (3:24)

03 Untitled Original 11386 (Take 1) (8:43)

04 Vilia (Take 3) (5:32)

Side B

01 Impressions (Take 3) (4:36)

02 Slow Blues (11:28)

03 One Up, One Down (Take 1) (8:01)

LP2

Side A

01 Vilia (Take 5) (4:37)

02 Impressions (Take 1) (4:06)

03 Impressions (Take 2) (4:37)

04 Impressions (Take 4) (3:40)

Side B

01 Untitled Original 11386 (Take 2) (8:41)

02 Untitled Original 11386 (Take 5) (8:23)

03 One Up, One Down (Take 6) (7:17)

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