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Giant Steps (Tommy Flanagan album)

Giant Steps (subtitled In Memory of John Coltrane) is an album by pianist Tommy Flanagan featuring compositions by John Coltrane recorded in 1982 for the Enja label.[1][2]

Giant Steps
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Studio album by
Released1982
RecordedFebruary 17-18, 1982
StudioEurosound, New York City
GenreJazz
Length36:46
LabelEnja
4022
ProducerHorst Weber and Matthias Winckelmann
Tommy Flanagan chronology
The Magnificent Tommy Flanagan
(1981)
Giant Steps
(1982)
The Magic of 2
(1982)

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic     [3]

AllMusic awarded the album 4 stars, with reviewer Bob Rusch stating: "This set was particularly inventive; it was Coltrane's music, but it drinks of its own spirit. You won't listen for the familiar Trane solos, but you will listen! ".[3]

Track listingEdit

All compositions by John Coltrane.

  1. "Mr. P.C." - 6:38
  2. "Central Park West" - 5:38
  3. "Syeeda's Song Flute" - 6:01
  4. "Cousin Mary" - 7:13
  5. "Naima" - 5:02
  6. "Giant Steps" - 6:14

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Tommy Flanagan Catalog accessed August 8, 2016
  2. ^ Enja Records album entry, accessed August 8, 2016
  3. ^ a b Rusch, Bob. Giant Steps – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved August 8, 2016.