It’s been over 50 years after John Coltrane’s death and we’re still discovering new recordings. The jazz legend rarely played his 1965 masterpiece A Love Supreme live, and until now, the only recorded public performance available took place at a French festival in 1965. But now, following the release of the lost album Both Directions At Once and Blue World, Impulse! has announced A Love Supreme: Live In Seattle, a private recording of a rare nightclub performance from the collection of saxophonist and educator Joe Brazil.
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Cuneiform Records / AEC Producer: Henry Kaiser Crafted as a hypothetical delivery of how Coltrane’s work might have evolved had he survived his untimely death in 1967, this crew lay their crisp electric interludes over a more traditional sound, for a result that feels modern and ethereal, with interspersed nods to Jimi Hendrix and Miles Davis. Combining the music of Coltrane’s timeless A Love Supreme and Meditations into a double CD release, the group delivers a futuristic interpretation alongside the familiarity of yesteryear, blending traditional jazz with psychedelic rock, creating an unexpectedly fresh merging of sound.
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Watch the guitarist and Chic leader go deep on the jazz masterpiece that topped his ballot for Rolling Stone‘s 500 Greatest Albums survey For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)
Part Soft Machine groove excavation, part Sabbathy ritual, bassist Ron Mathewson and his (unidentified) band take on John Coltrane’s classic “A Love Supreme.”
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