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John Coltrane - Om FLAC album

Biography by William Ruhlmann. A titan of the 20th century, the saxophonist pioneered many of the jazz revolutions of the post-hard bop era.

Om is a 1968 album by John Coltrane recorded in October 1965. Om refers to the sacred syllable in Hinduism, which symbolizes the infinite or the entire Universe. Coltrane described Om as the "first syllable, the primal word, the word of power"

John William Coltrane (September 23, 1926 – July 17, 1967) was an American jazz saxophonist and composer. Working in the bebop and hard bop idioms early in his career, Coltrane helped pioneer the use of modes and was at the forefront of free jazz. He led at least fifty recording sessions and appeared on many albums by other musicians, including trumpeter Miles Davis and pianist Thelonious Monk. Over the course of his career, Coltrane's music took on an increasingly spiritual dimension

Tenor Saxophone, Alto Saxophone – John Coltrane. Recorded at Camelot Studios, Lynwood, WA on October 1, 1965. Om ‎(LP, Album, Gat). Impulse!, Impulse! AS-9140, A-9140. Coltrane described Om as the "first syllable, the primal word, the word of power". Issued posthumously, the 29-minute recording contains chants from the Bhagavad Gita, a Hindu holy book, as well as Coltrane and Pharoah Sanders chanting from a Buddhist text, The Tibetan Book of the Dead, and reciting a passage describing the primal verbalization "om" as a cosmic/spiritual common denominator in all things

Note: while some CD configurations had "Om" as a single track, others kept the original LP record's original two-track configuration. John Coltrane - tenor and soprano saxophone. Pharoah Sanders - tenor saxophone. com/Om (John Coltrane album). Offering; Live At Temple University released: 2014.

Personnel: John Coltrane - tenor and soprano saxophone Pharoah Sanders - tenor saxophone Donald Rafael Garrett - double bass and clarinet Joe Brazil - flute, percussion McCoy Tyner - piano Jimmy Garrison - bass Elvin Jones - drums. John Coltrane, Om. Used drive : TSSTcorpCDDVDW SE-208DB Adapter: 1 ID: 0. Read mode : Secure Utilize accurate stream : Yes Defeat audio cache : Yes Make use of C2 pointers : No.

Exclusive discount for Prime members. Often called noise by jazz purists, this album is an amazing work from John Coltrane's free period. Yes the music if very free and chaotic, but i like that kind of music. This is not Kenny G jazz, this is free jazz. Yes the whole Eastern religion refrences are a throw back to the 1960s hippie culture, still it works. Again this is not an assecible Coltrane album unlike Kind of Blue or A Love Surpreme. If you prefer his early work, you are not going to like this.

Is Om the best album by John Coltrane? BestEverAlbums. com brings together thousands of 'greatest ever album' charts and calculates an overall ranking. John Coltrane/Om/ABC Impulse!/AS9140/NM- Condition: Used. Time left: 3d 10m 59s. Ships to: Worldwide. Om by John Coltrane 1971 Vinyl Impulse Records Free Jazz Avant Garde Jazz Condition: Used. Time left: 4d 15h 13m 12s. John coltrane om lp impulse! SMAS-91442 US 1967 Pharoah Sanders Elvin Jones VG+ Condition: Used. Time left: 6d 1h 50m 48s.


A Om, Part 1 15:02
B Om, Part 2 13:58

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Camelot Records
  • Designed At – Viceroy
  • Mastered At – Bell Sound Studios


  • Bass – Donald Garrett, Jimmy Garrison
  • Design [Cover] – Robert & Barbara Flynn
  • Design [Liner] – Joe Lebow
  • Drums – Elvin Jones
  • Engineer – Jan Kurtis
  • Flute – Joe Brazil
  • Lacquer Cut By – GT*
  • Liner Notes – Nat Hentoff
  • Photography By – William A. Levy*
  • Piano – McCoy Tyner
  • Producer – Bob Thiele
  • Remastered By – Bob Arnold
  • Tenor Saxophone – John Coltrane, Pharoah Sanders


Early 1970s Dynaflex pressing.

Recorded at Camelot Sound Studios, Lynwood, WA, October 1, 1965 [].

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, etched): A-9140-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, etched): A-9140-B
  • Matrix / Runout (Sides A+B, etched): GT

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
AS-9140, A-9140 John Coltrane Om ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Impulse!, Impulse! AS-9140, A-9140 US 1967
AS-9140, A-9140 John Coltrane Om ‎(LP, Album, RE, Gat) Impulse!, Impulse! AS-9140, A-9140 US 1968
AS-9140, A-9140 John Coltrane Om ‎(LP, Album, RE) Impulse!, Impulse! AS-9140, A-9140 US 1971
AS-9140, MCA-5223-9 John Coltrane Om ‎(LP, Album) Impulse!, MCA Records, Inc. AS-9140, MCA-5223-9 US Unknown
A-9140, A. 9140 John Coltrane Om ‎(LP, Album, RP, Gat) Impulse!, Impulse! A-9140, A. 9140 France Unknown

John Coltrane - Om FLAC album
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1755 mb
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WMA size:
1998 mb
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