Music Player: John Coltrane

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John Coltrane was born September 23, 1926 in North Carolina in the city of Hamlet. It was almost guaranteed that he was going to be a musician because music was all around him. His father played many instruments and that is what sparked his interest for music, he became focused on jazz music in particular after listening to the records of Lester Young and Count Basie. when he was a young teenager he began to play the saxophone, he was very good at it and enjoyed imitating other musicians styles. when Coltrane was thirteen many of his family members passed away,including his father, because of this Coltrane and his mother Alice were struggling financially which lead Alice and a few other to move to New Jersey to find a better career. Coltrane
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