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  John Coltrane - A Love Supreme
John Coltrane's A Love Supreme is one of the most compelling, spiritual testimonies in the history of jazz.
A Love Supreme has long been overdue for a sonic upgrade -- previous CD versions have been plagued with drop-outs and assorted glitches -- and this two-disc package serves the masterwork well.
Easily one of the most important records ever made, John Coltrane's A Love Supreme was his pinnacle studio outing that at once compiled all of his innovations from his past, spoke of his current deep spirituality, and also gave a glimpse into the next two and a half years (sadly, those would be his last).
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 A Love Supreme - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A Love Supreme is a jazz album recorded by John Coltrane's quartet on December 9, 1964 at the Van Gelder studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.
The sole live performance of the "Love Supreme" suite from a 1965 performance in Antibes, France, was also remastered and released by Impulse!
A Love Supreme is usually listed among the greatest jazz albums of all time.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/A_Love_Supreme   (273 words)

 NPR : John Coltrane's Eternal 'A Love Supreme'
Morning Edition, November 26, 2002 · Saxophone legend John Coltrane's 1964 recording, A Love Supreme, is one of the masterworks in the canon of jazz: most musicians know it.
A Love Supreme is part of the NPR 100 most important musical works of the 20th century.
A Love Supreme and several other Coltrane albums are included in the NPR Basic Jazz Record Library.
www.npr.org /templates/story/story.php?storyId=855350   (727 words)

 Buy A Love Supreme [Deluxe Edition] by John Coltrane from CD-shopper.co.uk in association with Amazon
It's a testament to John Coltrane's artistic vision that a piece of uncomprimising music such as a 'A Love Supreme' can be heard for the universalism it stands for.
During that time of contemplation and isolation, he put pen to paper to bare his soul to God and the essence of 'A Love Supreme' was born.
The bonus is that the live French recording (the only time Love Supreme was played as a suite live) is both sufficiently different and exciting to sometimes make the choice of which version to listen to a problem.
www.cd-shopper.co.uk /cds/detail/a-love-supreme/B00006K06N.html   (1261 words)

 Love Crazy, Love Supreme, for freedom, happiness, prosperity and world peace, the ultimate war deterrent
The love crazy love supreme, is not love from a finite, limited and human point of view.
The Love Supreme is in essence, the concealed and covert Mother of all powers: this is the Power, which supports and upholds life and all that exists.
Love Crazy Love is the title of a phenomenal downloadable Ebook, which explains how a wondrous and marvellous life experience can become a living reality: It gives you a simple, direct and practical way of how it is possible to find and to live in the Love Supreme.
www.lovecrazylove.com   (1252 words)

 Granta: A Love Supreme
A Love Supreme is the four-part jazz suite John Coltrane recorded over the course of one evening with pianist McCoy Tyner, bassist Jimmy Garrison and drummer Elvin Jones.
Arriving at the midpoint of the sixties, A Love Supreme distilled the decade’s theme of universal love and spiritual consciousness.
A Love Supreme blended it all into a mix that exposed the quartet’s roots and influences: The propulsive, elevating effect of African polyrhythms.
www.granta.com /books/chapters/1062   (1695 words)

 A Love Supreme
It is widely observed that "A Love Supreme" is perhaps not Coltrane's most accessible piece of work.
But I've always felt that the tenor was his first and last love and that his tone on "A Love Supreme" is some of his best on record.
So there it is. "A Love Supreme" forever changed my understanding of where the pop music I grew up loving came from, and it also has pointed the way to where the music of my mature years is going.
www.skyjazz.com /commentaries/supreme.htm   (512 words)

 Black Issues Book Review: A Love Supreme: Real-Life Stories of Black Love. - Review - book review
What Love Supreme does most effectively is demonstrate that love can sprout in the unlikeliest of circumstances--in a homeless shelter, in a drug treatment program, or a doctor's office--and that any thriving love relationship has to find some way to survive conflict if it's to have any staying power.
Though the love stories of celebrities may initially draw readers to the book, it would be a mistake to pass over the tales of how some not-so-famous couples managed to keep their relationships afloat under conditions that would chase away even of the most die-hard romantics.
For anyone trying to keep the love strong in their own households, or who may have begun to doubt whether brothers and sisters can overcome the centuries of baggage and pain we carry around in our damaged hearts and soul, Love Supreme offers a series of affirmations that fl love is indeed alive and well.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0HST/is_4_2/ai_65805486   (484 words)

 A Love Supreme - John Coltrane   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
A jazz performer is expected to turn each album, each tune, into a journey through his own heart and mind, guiding the listener along as the music creates itself, on the spot and in the moment.
Even in the three years between its release and his early death, during which time his music became increasingly free and abstract--the sonic description of his increasingly intense spiritual quests--he never again opened the door into himself as widely as he did on this 33-minute suite.
Not only does A Love Supreme sound better than it ever has before, but the bonus tracks give an insight into the finished piece that even a non-obsessive can appreciate.
www.culturevulture.net /Books2/ALoveSupreme.htm   (666 words)

 A LOVE SUPREME - the Chante Moore homepage
She was so lovely in her long form fitting gowns, long hair cascading down her shoulders wearing, with a single, yet striking diamond tennis bracelet on her delicate wrist.
I loved the new songs on her latest album, that voice still does stuff to me. And if you've ever seen her on a talk show you would see just how genuine and down to earth she is. Im hoping to meet her in an up coming play coming to raleigh NC.
When I first bought her cd when A Love Supreme came out, I was choosing between Janet Jackson' s Cd (the one with thats the way love goes on it) and Chante.
www.imzadi.nl /Rwwp4/chante.html   (11096 words)

 The New Yorker: The Critics: A Critic At Large   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
During the same period that the old patriarchal rules were being revised, the Supreme Court struck down a series of laws limiting the right of individuals to marry in the first place.
Social conservatives now fear that, in the absence of a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage, the Supreme Court will combine its precedents on the fundamental right to marry with the more recent decisions in favor of gay rights to give same-sex couples their own Loving v.
The Supreme Court is seldom a force of social innovation.
www.newyorker.com /critics/atlarge?040531crat_atlarge   (3169 words)

 Jazz/Jerry Jazz Musician/John Coltrane historian Ashley Kahn interview
At the core of A Love Supreme: The Story of John Coltrane's Signature Album is Coltrane, the legendary saxophonist whose fame was secured as a result of his participation in Davis' group that recorded Kind of Blue.
A Love Supreme was just another natural step for him -- albeit a huge one -- nonetheless it was within the logic of his own career.
The fact is that he performed the whole suite only one time, and that he did it in a very impromptu manner, and that the performance was thankfully recorded and preserved and is there for us to study, meant it had to be included.
www.jerryjazzmusician.com /mainHTML.cfm?page=kahn-als.html   (4387 words)

 MediaMiner: Love Reins Supreme ( Chapter 1 )
He loved how they fit together, and how such an insane amount of pleasure could be caused by so little pain.
He stared at the shiny leather for long moments, hating it and loving it, wanting to destroy it but also eager for the chance it gave him to speak to Vejita… just one last time.
He smirked, loving his games, and leaned forward, arms pressing against the wall on either side of the squirming demi.
www.mediaminer.org /fanfic/view_ch.php?id=32674&cid=87410   (3894 words)

 WNYC - Music - A Love Supreme
Nearly 40 years later, A Love Supreme is one of a handful of jazz records that has been universally embraced, from hip hoppers to headbangers, from rockers to ragers.
More about Verve's new deluxe edition of A Love Supreme, which includes a bonus disc featuring the John Coltrane Quartet's only live performance of the suite, recorded at the Antibes jazz festival in 1965.
A Love Supreme may be the saxophonist's masterpiece, but it was hardly his first popular hit.
www.wnyc.org /music/articles/7640   (536 words)

 Press Release: A Love Supreme by TaRessa Stovall and Calvin Stovall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
In a LOVE SUPREME you will bear witness to the secrets of successful marriage, there are stories told by celebrities as well as every day people of varying ages, professions and backgrounds.
The Stovall's also include examples of how partnerships are rebuilt and loving marriages are sustained through prison bars as well as how a twenty-something couple can have a love more mature than folks twice their age.
A LOVE SUPREME is for those who are looking for the love of a lifetime as well as those who are in the midst of creating their own everlasting love.
www.twbookmark.com /jrun/books/3/044652171X/press_release.html   (474 words)

 John Coltrane: A Love Supreme by Nick Dagan Best
For A Love Supreme, he adapted musical passages from lyrical structures (1) – specifically, the suite’s title itself as well as the text of a poem Coltrane included in the album’s packaging.
A Love Supreme expressed his spiritual gratitude not only for his musical gift, but for the second chance he had been given to make something of his life.
Sparked by the incidents of death and birth in his life, he was compelled to communicate his vision of spiritual life through his music: the omnipresent power of a supreme consciousness, the universe as a loving creator – what he called “a love supreme”.
astrologyforthesoul.com /creativelives/johncoltrane.html   (2230 words)

 A Love Supreme
i love all my kids and they seem to like me. that's all that really matters at the end of the day.
in the movie, jason's character falls in love with mena's character, but she is dating one of her professors who is basically using her for sex.
so when he told me that kellie was actually not going to keene, i was really disappointed because, i was pretty much already in love with her at that point, as crazy as that might sound.
www.angelfire.com /poetry/kirksworld/kwalk   (5930 words)

 Amazon.com: Love Supreme Live: DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Branford Marsalis' new recording of Coltrane's masterpiece, A Love Supreme, is superb on many levels.
Love supreme Live DVD is a great performance of Brandford Marsalis.
In conclusion, ¨Love supreme Live¨ is a perfect way to appreciate Brandford Marsalis ans his band playing Trane's masterpiece with intensity, soul and heart.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00065GHQ0?v=glance   (1743 words)

 Amazon.com: A Love Supreme [ORIGINAL RECORDING REISSUED] [ORIGINAL RECORDING REMASTERED]: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
A Love Supreme is a suite about redemption, a work of pure spirit and song, that encapsulates all the struggles and aspirations of the 1960s.
Its truly a magical moment when you hear his voice chanting "A Love Supreme" after he has been playing that passage of notes on his saxaphone matching the syllables of the words.
Arguably the best album John Coltrane ever recorded and consistently mentioned as the greatest album in jazz, "A Love Supreme" lives up to everything that it is discussed as.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0000A118M?v=glance   (1531 words)

 Tower Records - A Love Supreme [Remaster] - John Coltrane   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
A LOVE SUPREME is the essential example of the genius of John Coltrane.
A LOVE SUPREME is a 33-minute work divided into four movements.
Bassist Garrison brings us to A LOVE SUPREME's conclusion, an extended "Psalm" that acts as a resolved denouement in which Trane slowly muses over a lush bed of tranquil sounds--almost as if he were reflecting upon the wisdom achieved at this apex of his spiritual journey.
www.towerrecords.com /product.aspx?pfid=2878232&cc=USD   (713 words)

 A Love Supreme
The title is from the most celebrate album by Jazz legend John Coltrane, famous for 'sheets of sound'.
A LOVE SUPREME' is considered by most Jazz enthuiasts to be an highly 'spiritual' piece of music.
I would ultimately like to arrange a deal with a distributor in Bombay so that it may be seen by an audience of 1 billion people, who love film, music and samosas.
www.upperstall.com /lovesupreme.html   (798 words)

 John Coltrane | A Love Supreme
This is, of course, the “classic” John Coltrane Quartet at its generally acknowledged peak in 1964: the master himself on tenor sax, McCoy Tyner on piano, Jimmy Garrison on bass, and the multi-armed Shiva of jazz, Elvin Jones, on drums.
A Love Supreme, of course, is or should be on everyone�s list of great jazz albums, or of great music period.
In contrast to some of his later work, Coltrane on A Love Supreme is powerful without being violent and lyrical without meandering.
www.allaboutjazz.com /php/article.php?id=2421   (481 words)

 A Love Supreme
But The Love Scene wants to make it clear right now, before the indie rock hierarchy finds evidence that country music is in fact lame, that they were never "alt-country" to begin with.
According to Fenway Recordings' Website, "Although The Love Scene's music is tinged with the sounds of Buffalo Springfield, The Faces and The Rolling Stones, the strong influences of the '60s and '70s combine with musical stylings of contemporary artists such as Wilco and Ryan Adams to create a cohesive sound that makes quite an impact."
Many bands would love to be compared to that echelon of music that's received massive critical appraisal and plenty of fan approval.
www.collegian.psu.edu /archive/2003/09/09-25-03tdc/09-25-03darts-17.asp   (652 words)

 A Love Supreme - review
The pattern emerges, the sax pattern materialises, tested and savoured before they begin to chant it.
We chant, I chant together with them; A Love Supreme A Love Supreme A Love Supreme...
Thunders of urgency in those beautiful lines of prose as 'Resolution' crashes alive with life, in those Coltrane-words, on that wonderful chorus I felt the urgency in a way that I'd never felt it before.
www.nefisa.co.uk /reviews_A_Love_Supreme.htm   (735 words)

 A Love Supreme - Ashley Kahn - Penguin Group (USA)
Few albums in the canon of popular music have had the influence, resonance, and endurance of John Coltrane's 1965 classic A Love Supreme—a record that proved jazz was a fitting medium for spiritual exploration and for the expression of the sublime.
Bringing the same fresh and engaging approach that characterized his critically acclaimed Kind of Blue: The Making of the Miles Davis Masterpiece, Ashley Kahn tells the story of the genesis, creation, and aftermath of this classic recording.
Featuring interviews with more than one hundred musicians, producers, friends, and family members; unpublished interviews with Coltrane and bassist Jimmy Garrison; and scores of never-before-seen photographs, A Love Supreme balances biography, cultural context, and musical analysis in a passionate and revealing portrait.
www.penguinputnam.com /nf/Book/BookDisplay/0,,0_0142003522,00.html   (185 words)

 John Coltrane - A Love Supreme: Deluxe Edition - Impulse! Records
I say: "If there is one jazz album to own it is A Love Supreme." This album is probably one of the most influential along with A Kind of Blue, but that is another story.
After A Love Surpreme, Coltrane explored the freer territories of jazz, which influenced many of the free improvisers in Europe, but that will be for another review.
The first thought I had immediately was that God loves jazz sinec he gave such a wonderful gift to this sax man and his band.
www.vervemusicgroup.com /product.aspx?pid=10734   (698 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: A Love Supreme [Deluxe Edition]: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
A Love Supreme by Ashley Kahn, Elvin Jones (Introduction)
Sharing space on the archetypal coffee table with Miles Davis's Kind of Blue, A Love Supreme is one of the classic recordings, reaching far beyond its natural jazz audience.
This handsomely packaged fold-out set has the rightfully fêted original 1964 recording on disc one, and is bolstered (as if any bolstering were needed) by the tantalising extras on disc two.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B00006K06N   (504 words)

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