American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Coltrane, John William 1926-1967. American jazz saxophonist and composer whose musical innovations broke through formal thematic and harmonic restrictions in jazz improvisation.
“There seems no doubt in my mind now that John Coltrane is the most impressive voice on the tenor saxophone of our times.”
“Coltrane is about artistic influence and American culture, and Ratliff uses perhaps the toughest matter at a critic's disposal to tell this story: a musician's sound.”
“According to this Al. com story, a yellow Lab in Fairhope, Al. named Willie Bean Roscoe P. Coltrane, is running for mayor.”
“The music of John Coltrane is wonderful -- emotional, lush, deep, sometimes spiritual, always moving.”
“Say I wonder if MAnn Coltrane is Calling Dubya a Treasonous Traitor?”
“So it's interesting to find him now collaborating with the young man who's been called the Coltrane of hoofing.”
“The solo is based on an extremely rapid series of a particular type of chord changes, now known as Coltrane changes.”
“Wordpress is our CMS of choice here and the hotly anticipated release of the new look Version 2.7 (called Coltrane in line with Automattic's naming of Wordpress version after jazz ledgends) was welcomed.”
“Morton calls Coltrane the "least exploited cultural asset in the Triad.”
“Beacon Hill rapper/producer Swan Coltrane aka Tay Sean is a Top Chef on "You Got the Power.”
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