For me, it's one of those questions that has a different answer as time goes on.
However, I always had a soft spot for these two tunes:
Your Lady, Live At Birdland - short and sweet, and proof that Coltrane does have a great soprano tone.
One Up One Down, New Thing At Newport - it's the militant, aggressive mood that speaks to me in this one.
Btw, how great are those photos in this video? Wow. I also think that Bill Evans' solo, that comes right after Cannonball's, is gorgeous, especially at the start (with the fewest notes imaginable). He gets my vote for BEST LESS IS MORE SOLO.
Pursuance, third track on A Love Supreme. Sounds like three melodies, each one in a different range of the horn, dancing with each other. When he hits the 6:30 mark I always bust out laughing at the sheer, technical exuberance of it.
Runner up: I Want to Talk About You, pretty much any version, but let's say Live at the Village Vanguard Again.
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