Saxophonist John Coltrane, Randalls Island,
New York City, c. 1958.
Courtesy of Chuck Stewart.
“My Favorite Things”
The John Coltrane Quartet reinvents this sentimental children’s song through the intensity of their performance. They lay a new rhythmic foundation, change the form, extend sections with lengthy solos, and in the process, make the song their own through the strength of their improvisations.