I like Tito Puente- El Rey version and, of course, Coltrane's.
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Synthfreek: Run, don't walk, to hear Bill Evans/Scott LaFaro/Paul Motian play your obsession. The album is "Portrait In Jazz" and there are two versions---a mono and a stereo---of "Autumn Leaves". The very different takes are an object lesson in the rarefied level of group improvisation that this trio achieved. The mono take, in particular, is stunning. Good listening!
I live near Buffalo but listen to the best FM Jazz station in North America, (one of only 4 jazz only format)Jazz.FM91, 91.1, Broadcasting from the tallest free standing structure in North America, the CN Tower. The other day I cought a dynamite version of Autumn Leaves by Betty Carter, about 1957, available on CD.
I can`t see Russia from my house but if I drive up to the US side of Lake Ontario on a clear day you can see the Toronto skyline and the CN Tower.