Just stop whatever you are doing and enjoy!
Listening to Coltrane and specially to this tune is one of my favourite things.
Quotes by "the Train":
“Over all, I think the main thing a musician would like to do is give a picture to the listener of the many wonderful things that he knows of and senses in the universe. . . That’s what I would like to do. I think that’s one of the greatest things you can do in life and we all try to do it in some way. The musician’s is through his music.”
“Sometimes I wish I could walk up to my music for the first time, as if I had never heard it before. Being so inescapably a part of it, I’ll never know what the listener gets, what the listener feels, and that’s too bad.”
“All a musician can do is to get closer to the sources of nature, and so feel that he is in communion with the natural laws.”
“Sometimes I’d think I was making music through the wrong end of a magnifying glass.”
“My music is the spiritual expression of what I am — my faith, my knowledge, my being … When you begin to see the possibilities of music, you desire to do something really good for people, to help humanity free itself from its hangups … I want to speak to their souls.”
“I’m into scales right now.”
“I’ve found you’ve got to look back at the old things and see them in a new light.”
“You can play a shoestring if you’re sincere.”
All quotes taken from Photo Matt.
Tags: John Coltrane, Jazz.