Prestige Releases New Coltrane Box Set - Side Steps
(Published: October 06, 2009)
Side Steps the third and final set in a series of Coltrane Box sets, hits stores today via Prestige Records. The 5-CD set captures Coltrane in a supporting role, as a sideman to leaders like Sonny Rollins, Gene Ammons, Red Garland, Tadd Dameron and others.
The collection of 43 tracks represents the entirety of Coltrane's session work as a Prestige sideman, from mid-1956 to early 1958, with the exception of his work with Miles Davis (which is featured in The Miles Davis Quintet: Legendary Prestige Quintet Sessions, released in 2006).
The beautiful Side Steps boxed set features:
*24-bit remastering from the original analog master tapes
*72-page book with rare photographs, discography, and sessionography
*Insightful essays by noted music historian Ashley Kahn
*Interview transcript with Prestige founder Bob Weinstock
*Fully reproduced original album cover artwork and notes
AN IDEAL GIFT IDEA FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON!