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How many notes can he pack into that chord.

The man's stuffed a college worth of coeds

into a phone booth.

He's buried all of Chicago in that coffin.

Room for any more sardines in the tin?

Drunk guy screams out, "No way!"

but 'Trane can squeeze them in.


He doesn't just peak the high,

he draws it out,

stretches it beyond breath.

Sound, glorious sound.

Whatever5 s making it,

it's not wind.


How many sidemen does Coltrane need?

Before they even start their engines,

he's playing their parts

all over his.

The drummer thumps in resignation.

The keyboard jangles afterthought

So far ahead is he,

the audience applauds something

he played years before.






John Grey, Johnston, Rhode Island (formerly Australia)



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