Share this entry

Share this page

Coltrane, John

Line breaks: John Col|trane
Pronunciation: /kɒlˈtreɪn
 
/

Definition of Coltrane, John in English:

( 1926–67), American jazz saxophonist; full name John William Coltrane. He was a leading figure in avant-garde jazz, bridging the gap between the harmonically dense jazz of the 1950s and the free jazz that evolved in the 1960s.

Definition of Coltrane, John in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day tenebrous
Pronunciation: ˈtɛnɪbrəs
adjective
dark; shadowy or obscure