School of Trane - Wayne Shorter, Archie Shepp, Charles Lloyd, Pharoah Sanders (1964 - 1969)

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No tenor player cast a larger shadow over the 1960's than John Coltrane. Arguably, that time frame could be expanded to include all decades since, as well. Several contemporary tenor players who emerged as singular and important voices in the 1960s were specifically in his debt: his friend and colleague -Wayne Shorter, his protégé —Archie Shepp, his band mate—Pharoah Sanders, and his disciple—Charles Lloyd. Each in his own way, reflected Trane's characteristic tenor sound, his spirituality, his harmonic adventurism and his perpetual searching. Tenor players from The School of Trane in the next hour of Jazz at 100.


  • Host Intro 0:00
  • Wayne Shorter Quartet "House of Jade" from Juju (Blue Note) 3:12
  • Host speaks 10:01
  • Archie Shepp Sextet "Syeeda's Song Flute" from Four for Trane (Impulse!) 11:15
  • Host speaks 19:40
  • Archie Shepp Trio. "Malcolm, Malcolm— Semper Malcolm" from Fire Music (Impulse!) 22:35
  • Archie Shepp Sextet. "Prelude to a Kiss" from Fire Music (Impulse!) 27:21
  • Host speaks 33:22
  • Charles Lloyd Quartet "Dream Weaver: Meditation / Dervish Dance" from Dream Weaver (Atlantic) 35:02
  • Host speaks 46:34
  • Pharoah Sanders Nonet "The Creator Has a Master Plan (exerpt)" from Karma (Impulse!) 48:17
  • Host Outro 57:09

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