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John Coltrane

UNSPECIFIED - CIRCA 1970: Photo of John Coltrane Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

John Coltrane

In late 1966, months before he died, jazz’s greatest saxophonist played a sparsely attended college show, joined by wife Alice Coltrane on piano, Pharoah Sanders on blitzing tenor and time-bending drummer Rashied Ali. This full recording of the long-bootlegged set is a jazz grail: no tunes, just a sonic storming of the heavens (see “Leo”). It’s the sound of longing unbound. 

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