Released in 1960, on Atlantic Records, this was John Coltrane's fifth album as a leader. This re-release is a supurb rendition of this great album - if you like your jazz on vinyl (and don't have this already you'll need this. Early Coltrane, with the man himself on tenor, Tommy Flanagan on piano, Paul Chambers on bass and Art Taylor on drums (except for Naima which has Wynton Kelly on piano and Jimmy Cobb on drums).
For those that appreciate peripheral info, Penguin's 'Guide to Jazz' included this album as part of its suggested "Core Collection" describing it as "Trane's first genuinely iconic record." The album was ranked 102 on Rolling Stone's list of 500 greatest albums of all time.
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