Tag: Alice Coltrane
The Best Reissues of 2017
Five favorites from this year that had a story to tell and music to back it up.
Joe Henderson, “The Elements” [reissue]
For as much as the spiritual jazz movement of the 1970s reached for the stars, the great triumph of “The Elements” is how earthbound it feels.
POW!: Twelve Albums That Influenced “Check Your Head”
Great record collectors make great records. Uh, sometimes.
Alice Coltrane, “World Spirituality Classics 1: The Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda” [reissue]
These are songs that feel like they’re reaching for something; songs that sound like invocations.