John Coltrane

Lush Life (Small Batch, One-Step Pressing)

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John Coltrane’s iconic 1961 album, Lush Life is the first release in our Small Batch series — a carefully curated one-step process vinyl collection that is devoted to creating the highest quality reissues of legendary recordings from our vast catalog. 

This reissue features features all-analog mastering from the original tapes mastering engineer Bernie Grundman, who utilized a custom tube pre-amp and analog mixing console with discrete electronics—both made in-house—as well as a Scully solid-state lathe with custom electronics. Grundman’s lacquers were then sent to Record Technology Incorporated (RTI) for plating using the plant’s one-step process where the lacquers are used to create a “convert” that becomes the record stamper. Utilizing Neotech’s VR900 compound, Lush Life was then pressed on to 180-gram vinyl.

Each pressing is individually numbered and housed in a foil-stamped, linen-wrapped slipcase featuring an acrylic inset of the original artwork. The vinyl disc is housed in a reproduction of the original album jacket, complete with tip-on jacket, and protected by an archival-quality, anti-static, non-scratching inner sleeve. New liner notes from liner notes from GRAMMY®-winning music historian, Ashley Kahn accompanies the title.

Please note, due to the limited nature of this pressing there is a per customer limit of one copy. Product is excluded from discount code offers. 

A1. Like Someone in Love
A2. I Love You
A3. Trane’s Slo Blues
B1. Lush Life
B2. I Hear a Rhapsody

• All-analog mastering by Bernie Grundman from the original master tapes
• Pressed at RTI utilizing Neotech’s VR900 compound
• Featuring liner notes from GRAMMY®-winning music historian, Ashley Kahn
• Housed in a foil-stamped, linen-wrapped slipcase
• Numbered and limited to 1,000 worldwide