Jazz: The Iconic John Coltrane

JOHN COLTRANE Introduction: John Coltrane  was  an american jazz saxophonist, bandleader, and composer, an iconic figure of 20th-century jazz. He collaborated with a lot of famous musicians and also inspired many. Although he experienced a setback, he soon overcame and continued to be one of the most legendary influences in jazz.  Style of Jazz: Coltrane […]

Spirituality Meets Song: An Analysis of Coltrane’s A Love Supreme

John Coltrane’s 1965 album A Love Supreme is amongst his best-selling and highest acclaimed. The album exceeded the saxophonist’s usual album sales sixfold & stood the test of time in a cultural sense with fans such as Barack Obama admiring the work fifty years after its release. It is a highly personal album as it […]

John Coltrane

The Jazzy John Coltrane By: Alexia Khalil Jazzy Journey Born in North Carolina, the composer and saxophonist, John Coltrane, is known for his remarkable music career specifically in the Jazz era. John Coltrane’s most notable piece of work is his mixtape, titled A Love Supreme. Here, John professed his love and devotion to the man upstairs, […]

Pursuance: An Element of ‘A Love Supreme’

John Coltrane and ‘A Love Supreme’ Analysis By: Demi Browder John Coltrane & His Journey John Coltrane was an American Jazz saxophonist and composer born in North Carolina. John Coltrane is known for making modern jazz popular around the world. He is also known for his masterpiece, A Love Supreme. In, A Love Supreme, John […]

Elements of Jazz in Coltrane’s “A Love Supreme”

“A LOVE SUPREME” IS MORE THAN ONE TYPE OF JAZZ The performance of “A Love Supreme” by John Coltrane told a story in 1965. The music started off on a slow pace and became more upbeat as time progressed. There were elements of cool jazz when the music was at a slower tempo (Part I- […]

A Love Supreme: Acknowledgement

A Love Supreme: Acknowledgement A Love Supreme is a jazz album that was recorded in December 1964 and released the following month (January 1965) by John Coltrane. This is a 32 minute album consisting of four parts: Part I: Acknowledgment Part II: Resolution Part III: Pursuance Part IV: Psalm Analysis of Part I: Acknowledgement Part […]

The Story of Jazz Saxophonist: John Coltrane

The Story of Jazz Saxophonist: John Coltrane John Coltrane is one of the most iconic jazz musicians from the 20th century. During his career, he collaborated with other well-known musicians such as Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, and Dizzy Gillespie. These collaborations along with his brilliant musical talent, allowed him to be one of the most […]