March 7, 1963: John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman record for Impulse Records.The perfect blend of passionate tenor saxophone and sensual baritone vocals, John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman is one of the most romantic albums ever recorded. Both legends in their own right--John Coltrane as one of the most ingenious and inventive tenor saxophonists and Johnny Hartman the ultimate balladeer--their synergy on this 1963 recording resulted in a masterpiece that far surpassed the popularity of any of their individual recordings.
More facts on this day:
Bassist Alcide Pavageau born in New Orleans, LA.
Boogie-woogie pianist Meade "Lux" Lewis records "Honky Tonk Train Blues."
Chet Baker sings "You Don't Know What Love Is" for Pacific Jazz.
Sonny Rollins goes "Way Out West" for Blue Note Records.
Kenny Burrell meets John Coltrane at Rudy Van Gelder's studio.
John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman record for Impulse Records.