John Coltrane’s ‘A Love Supreme’ is a studio album recorded on December 9, 1964, with Jimmy Garrison, Elvin Jones and Mccoy Tyner and released in February 1965 by Impulse!.
Track Listing : 1.Part 1: Acknowledgement (John Coltrane) – 07:47 . 2.Part 2: Resolution (John Coltrane) – 07:22 . 3.Part 3: Pursuance/Part 4: Psalm (John Coltrane) – 17:53
Musicians : The John Coltrane Quartet – Band . John Coltrane – Bvocals, Soprano And Tenor Saxophone . Jimmy Garrison – Double Bass . Elvin Jones – Drums . Mccoy Tyner – Piano
Production : Produced By Bob Thiele Rudy Van Gelder – Engineer
Package : John Coltrane – Liner Notes . George Gray/Viceroy – Cover Design . Victor Kalin – Illustration . Joe Lebow – Liner Design . Bob Thiele – Cover Photo
Recorded On December 9, 1964 At Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States.
Released In February 1965 By Impulse!.
Only the most sullen athiest would not be moved by A Love Supremeand no musician can deny this is one of the most formidable jazz quartets of all time […]
John Coltrane’s Eternal ‘A Love Supreme’ Drummer Elvin Jones says Coltrane “never wrote out any music for us. When he played we more or less had to imagine, or feel, how to interpret the song. And it got to the point where I felt I was almost part of his mind, almost telepathic in a way.” […]
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Coltrane links the music on the album to a spiritual awakening that began for him, he said, in 1957, (enabling him to give up drugs, or at least to begin to do so) and had steadily grown in intensity in the intervening seven years. […]