The House That Trane Built – The Story of Impulse Records – Hardcover Book
The House That Trane Built: The Story of Impulse Records”is a book written by Ashley Kahn. It is a comprehensive and authoritative account of the legendary jazz record label Impulse Records, known for its groundbreaking and influential jazz releases.
In The House That Trane Built, Ashley Kahn delves into the history of Impulse Records, which was founded in 1960 by Creed Taylor and was later acquired by ABC-Paramount. The label became renowned for its commitment to releasing innovative and avant-garde jazz music, and it was home to many iconic jazz musicians.
The book highlights the pivotal role of saxophonist John Coltrane in shaping the identity of Impulse Records. Coltrane’s work with the label, including his groundbreaking albums like “A Love Supreme,” significantly influenced the direction and reputation of the label as a leading force in the jazz world.
Throughout the book, Kahn explores the stories of various artists who were signed to Impulse Records, shedding light on their creative processes, collaborations, and the cultural impact of their music. The book also delves into the challenges and triumphs of running an independent jazz label during a transformative era in the music industry.
The House That Trane Built provides a deep and engaging narrative that captures the spirit of the era and the artistic vision behind Impulse Records. It is a must-read for jazz enthusiasts, music historians, and anyone interested in the evolution of jazz music during the 1960s and beyond. The book celebrates the lasting legacy of Impulse Records and its significant contributions to the world of jazz.
ISBN – 9780393058796
Cover – Hard
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