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A Love Supreme

3 Ratings: 4.7
An album by John Coltrane

A Love Supremeis a suite about redemption, a work of pure spirit and song, that encapsulates all the struggles and aspirations of the 1960s. Following hard on the heels of the lyrical, swingingCrescent,A Love Supremeheralded Coltrane's search for spiritual … see full wiki

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2 reviews about A Love Supreme
review by . March 04, 2003
This is my favorite jazz album ever. Granted, until recently I was only a casual jazz fan who didn't actually listen to much of it. Lately however I have been exploring many definitive jazz works -- I have loved all of them, but _A Love Supreme_ stands above even the other deserving classics. If any jazz album is worthy of a Divine Power, it's this one for sure. Few albums are so engrossing -- be it mentally, spiritually, or emotionally. _A Love Supreme_ is a celebration of a relationship with a …
review by . December 18, 2000
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With this album Coltrane proved that jazz can be, and is, about more than just virtuoso chops and technique. The Spirit World and the inner pursuit of knowing oneself were not things to which most jazz and/or jazz musicians aspired to, previous to this album.This album is a glorious "first shot fired" in the revolution of spirit-jazz. The music contained herein is at times meditative, at times swinging, at times mournfully rumbling, and always focused on the task at hand... communicating feelings …
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A Love Supreme
Label: Grp Records
Artist: John Coltrane
Release Date: June 20, 1995

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