Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary

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Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary is a film directed by John Scheinfeld about the life and music of John Coltrane. Scheinfeld follows Coltrane’s story from his early life in North Carolina to his days with Miles Davis’s First Great Quintet to his ascension as a solo innovator. Denzel Washington narrates the story in Coltrane’s words and they are appearances from Common, Cornel West, Sonny Rollins, Wayne Shorter, Kamasi Washington, John Densmore, Reggie Workman and Carlos Santana.Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary  makes its debut next week at the Toronto Film Festival.