John Coltrane records Sun Ship in August, the final work by his classic quartet
with pianist McCoy Tyner, bassist Jimmy Garrison, and drummer Elvin Jones. November's
Meditations expands his working quartet to a sextet with Pharoah Sanders on
tenor saxophone; Rashied Ali joins Elvin Jones on the drums. (Jones will subsequently
leave the group after complaining he can not hear his own playing; Tyner will leave the
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