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THELONIOUS MONK and JOHN COLTRANE: ‘Thelonious Monk With John Coltrane’ (OJC/Craft Recordings) 

In the spring of 1957, an exasperated Miles Davis reluctantly fired John Coltrane from his band because of the tenor saxophonist’s increasing heroin usage. Shocked by his dismissal, Coltrane went home to Philadelphia with...