The Man They Called ‘Trane’, Remembering A Jazz Giant | uDiscoverMusic

Richard Havers, uDiscoverMusic John Coltrane died on 17 July 1967 having given more to jazz in his 40 years than many who live a much longer life. His music has been an inspiration to many rock musicians as well as younger jazz musicians and his album, A Love Supreme, is one of the acknowledged masterpieces […]

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Stream the “Complete” John Coltrane Playlist: A 94-Hour Journey Through 700+ Transformative Tracks | Open Culture

Josh Jones, Open Culture In a contrarian take on the legacy of John Coltrane on the 50th anniversary of his death last year, Zack Graham at GQ did not recommend Giant Steps nor A Love Supreme nor Blue Train nor My Favorite Things as the most important album in the artist’s career, but a record […]

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Jazz legend Herbie Hancock becomes first musician to receive Ben Franklin Medal | WHYY Jazz legend Herbie Hancock was in Philadelphia Wednesday night to accept an award from the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce.

Jazz legend Herbie Hancock was in Philadelphia Wednesday night to accept an award from the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce.

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Jazz album of the month: Wayne Shorter: Emanon review – vivid and sublimely thrilling | The Guardian On a four-part suite joining Shorter’s terrific quartet and a chamber orchestra, his soprano saxophone weaves and slithers around Danilo Perez’s piano variations and the orchestra’s triplet-busy waltzes

On a four-part suite joining Shorter’s terrific quartet and a chamber orchestra, his soprano saxophone weaves and slithers around Danilo Perez’s piano variations and the orchestra’s triplet-busy waltzes

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‘A new room in the Great Pyramid’: lost 1963 John Coltrane album discovered | The Guardian An album of previously unheard original compositions by the legendary jazz saxophonist has been discovered, 55 years after its recording

An album of previously unheard original compositions by the legendary jazz saxophonist has been discovered, 55 years after its recording

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John Coltrane Draws a Picture Illustrating the Mathematics of Music | Open Culture

Facebook0Twitter0MailJosh Jones, Open Culture Physicist and saxophonist Stephon Alexander has argued in his many public lectures and his book The Jazz of Physics that Albert Einstein and John Coltrane had quite a lot in common. Alexander in particular draws our attention to the so-called “Coltrane circle,” which resembles what any musician will recognize as the […]

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Five 2017 reissued albums by Black artists | New York Amsterdam News As 2017 comes to an end, it is important to reflect on the re-emergence of great music of the past, as well as celebrating new music that was released this year.

As 2017 comes to an end, it is important to reflect on the re-emergence of great music of the past, as well as celebrating new music that was released this year.

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