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4* Reviews for The Late Trane

"classy takes on lesser-known jazz gems." THE GUARDIAN (UK)


"This set is much more than a tribute. It throws new light on a master while creating something that is entirely its own." THE TIMES (UK)


“…this laterally courageous take on Coltrane also underlines ambition to match a substantial talent.” JAZZWISE MAY 2017


"Two originals juxtapose spirit with fire." FINANCIAL TIMES (UK)


"Reimagining 10 such works takes guts, vision and an all-star backing band, all of which British master saxophonist Denys Baptiste is blessed with here." LONDON EVENING STANDARD (UK)


"...a beautifully inspired album." KIND OF JAZZ (UK)

"A beautiful exploration of late period Coltrane by the outstanding British tenor player...The resulting swirl of lines and emotionally charged interplay creates an exhilarating momentum...Baptiste’s deep-seated affection for this music is palpable." THE ARTS DESK (UK)


"One imagines the master, fifty years on from his earthly departure, would approve." TEXTURA MAGAZINE (CANADA)


"This isn’t just a reminder of Coltrane’s greatness; it’s a terrific performance by an accomplished group of creative musicians." STEREOGUM (US)


"Clearly, Denys is endowed with unusual technical means and listening to this disc, his phrases have the fluidity and fluency of an imagination that seems not to know its own limits." CULTURE JAZZ (FRANCE)


"Stunning, submerged and flying, jazz with the heart of the Earth and the wings of the Universe." JAZZPORT (CZECH REPUBLIC)


Jez Nelson's John Coltrane special with Denys Baptiste on the Jazz FM
Dusk Dawn Video  - The Late Trane

Jez Nelson ran an hour long Coltrane special with Denys on his Jazz FM show, Somethin' Else with  They talked all things Coltrane - life, music and the universe and the inspiration behind the new album The Late Trane. Listen Back to the show:


Check out the new Dusk Dawn video filmed at The Premises Studios during the recording of The Late Trane, January 2017. Produced and directed by Kwame Lestrade.  

Denys Baptiste - The Late Trane - Jazz Refreshed 2018

Check out Vigil performed live at Jazz Refreshed.


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