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McCoy Tyner: Life After 'A Love Supreme'new

The great pianist helped give the world some of its most significant jazz recordings, including John Coltrane's A Love Supreme, all before his 30th birthday. But being a living legend has never killed his will to explore.
Seattle Weekly  |  Brian J Barr  |  11-17-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Coltrane: The Story of a Soundnew

Jazz critic Ben Ratliff is urged on by the imp of the practical in his new non-definitive critical biography of the late saxophonist John Coltrane.
Fairfield County Weekly  |  James Keepnews  |  01-17-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

'Interplay' Captures Coltrane in a Collaborative Rolenew

While this new box set doesn't contain any previously unreleased tracks or outtakes, it does present a wide selection of lesser-known material in one lavish package.
Shepherd Express  |  Saby Reyes-Kulkarni  |  10-29-2007  |  Reviews

Full Speed Aheadnew

It starts out innocently enough. A radio announcer introduces the band, which then eases into a spry and full-bodied improvisation; the tune is built upon a quick-moving bass line and tonal structures reminiscent of the group's previous work.
Orlando Weekly  |  Jason Ferguson  |  11-17-2005  |  Reviews

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