Lewis Porter

Musician and educator Lewis Porter is one of the real authorities when it comes to John Coltrane.  Having written the definitive bio on the famous saxophonist (John Coltrane-His Life and Music), Lewis' vast knowledge balances both the music and human sides of Trane in great detail.  On this episode, Lewis highlights the early part of Trane's recording career on the Prestige label.

Tracks used in this episode:

• "Lush Life"
• “Little Melonae”
• “While My Lady Sleeps”
• “Bahia”
• "Good Bait"