John Coltrane – “SOFTLY AS IN A MORNING SUNRISE”

Title: Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise
Artist: John Coltrane
Album: Live! At The Vanguard Village
Year: 1962

A quintessential performance of a seminal Jazz number. “Live! At The Vanguard Village” was John Coltrane’s first album that was recorded in front of a live audience.

“Softly” begins with a delicate and complex piano intro. John comes sailing in around half way through to propel it from sublime, to supreme!

Saxophone: John Coltrane
Piano: McCoy Tyner
Drums: Elvin Jones
Bass: Reggie Workman

JAZZ MUSIC