John Coltrane July ‘66 [Japan, final tour program]
Tokyo: Kings Record Co. / Daily Sports, 1966. Saddle stapled, in wraps. Offset, with 6 ¾ x 2 ⅞ in. ticket and 10 x 13 in. leaf from magazine tipped in. 32pp. Text in Japanese. 10 ⅛ x 14 ¼ in. Very good. Item #6773
Program for John Coltrane’s July ‘66 tour of Japan, featuring extensive photography of Coltrane’s last band: a quintet with Coltrane; his wife, musical genius Alice Coltrane; saxophonist and bass clarinetist Pharoah Sanders; bassist Jimmy Garrison; and drummer Rashied Ali. This was Coltrane’s final tour, just weeks before his death.
The program also includes a ticket to Coltrane’s concert in Osaka tipped, and a page from a Japanese magazine prominently featuring a photograph of Coltrane.