John Coltrane A Love Supreme 180g 45rpm 2LP
John Coltrane A Love Supreme 180g 45rpm 2LP
Genre: Jazz
Format: 45RPM,
Size: 12"

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John Coltrane A Love Supreme 180g 45rpm 2LP

John Coltrane

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APLPIMP77-45
UPC:
APLPIMP77-45
TAS Super LP List! Special Merit: Informal

Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Albums of All Time - Rated 47/500!

Limited Edition 180 Gram, 45rpm 2LP Set!

Cut by Kevin Gray at 45 RPM and packaged in extra-thick cardboard stock gatefold jackets!


Right from the very first hearing, absolutely every single jazz critic shared the same opinion - whether trained musicians or not, true or would-be jazz expert: "A Love Supreme" is John Coltrane's most important recording. And the rave reviews which appeared in the magazines Downbeat, Jazz Hot, Jazz Podium and Swingjournal reflected this: critics all over the world, in America, Europe and Japan recognized that Coltrane's deep religious belief had influenced both his approach to life and his music-making. It not only enabled him to express himself with great intensity but also lent him the necessary inner peace to conceive a work of almost 40 minutes in length and to lead his quartet along the same path as himself.

"Two important things happened to Coltrane in 1957: The saxophonist left Miles Davis' employ to join Thelonious Monk's band and hit new heights in extended, ecstatic soloing. Coltrane also kicked heroin addiction, a vital step in a religious awakening that climaxed with this legendary album-long hymn of praise. The indelible four-note theme of the first movement, "Acknowledgment," is the humble foundation of the suite. But Coltrane's majestic, often violent blowing (famously described as "sheets of sound") is never self-aggrandizing. Aloft with his classic quartet (pianist McCoy Tyner, bassist Jimmy Garrison, drummer Elvin Jones), Coltrane soars with nothing but gratitude and joy. You can't help but go with him." - www.rollingstone.com

The first section, entitled "Acknowledgement", has a forceful bass line which runs throughout the whole work. The powerful sound increases in intensity, whereby the bass motif undergoes constant modulation, with John Coltrane's meditative singing creating immense tension. In "Resolution" Coltrane's powerful, quasi hymn-like expression comes to the fore, with McCoy Tyner achieving equal intensity in his solo.

"Pursuance", with its density, quick-as-lightning runs and block chords, gives us a taste of John Coltrane's later 'free' phase.

"Psalm" is filled with the famous, almost static melodies rather like a fervent prayer which are so typical for John Coltrane.

"A Love Supreme" has been a faithful companion and teacher of generations of saxophonists and its message goes way beyond Music and is still valid today.

Features:
• Limited Edition
• 45rpm
• 180g Vinyl
• Double LP
• Pressed by RTI
• Gatefold Jacket

Musicians:
John Coltrane, tenor saxophone
Jimmy Garrison, bass
Elvin Jones, drums
McCoy Tyner, piano

Selections:
1. A Love Supreme, Pt. 1
2. A Love Supreme, Pt. 2
3. A Love Supreme, Pt. 3
Description
TAS Super LP List! Special Merit: Informal

Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Albums of All Time - Rated 47/500!

Limited Edition 180 Gram, 45rpm 2LP Set!

Cut by Kevin Gray at 45 RPM and packaged in extra-thick cardboard stock gatefold jackets!


Right from the very first hearing, absolutely every single jazz critic shared the same opinion - whether trained musicians or not, true or would-be jazz expert: "A Love Supreme" is John Coltrane's most important recording. And the rave reviews which appeared in the magazines Downbeat, Jazz Hot, Jazz Podium and Swingjournal reflected this: critics all over the world, in America, Europe and Japan recognized that Coltrane's deep religious belief had influenced both his approach to life and his music-making. It not only enabled him to express himself with great intensity but also lent him the necessary inner peace to conceive a work of almost 40 minutes in length and to lead his quartet along the same path as himself.

"Two important things happened to Coltrane in 1957: The saxophonist left Miles Davis' employ to join Thelonious Monk's band and hit new heights in extended, ecstatic soloing. Coltrane also kicked heroin addiction, a vital step in a religious awakening that climaxed with this legendary album-long hymn of praise. The indelible four-note theme of the first movement, "Acknowledgment," is the humble foundation of the suite. But Coltrane's majestic, often violent blowing (famously described as "sheets of sound") is never self-aggrandizing. Aloft with his classic quartet (pianist McCoy Tyner, bassist Jimmy Garrison, drummer Elvin Jones), Coltrane soars with nothing but gratitude and joy. You can't help but go with him." - www.rollingstone.com

The first section, entitled "Acknowledgement", has a forceful bass line which runs throughout the whole work. The powerful sound increases in intensity, whereby the bass motif undergoes constant modulation, with John Coltrane's meditative singing creating immense tension. In "Resolution" Coltrane's powerful, quasi hymn-like expression comes to the fore, with McCoy Tyner achieving equal intensity in his solo.

"Pursuance", with its density, quick-as-lightning runs and block chords, gives us a taste of John Coltrane's later 'free' phase.

"Psalm" is filled with the famous, almost static melodies rather like a fervent prayer which are so typical for John Coltrane.

"A Love Supreme" has been a faithful companion and teacher of generations of saxophonists and its message goes way beyond Music and is still valid today.

Features:
• Limited Edition
• 45rpm
• 180g Vinyl
• Double LP
• Pressed by RTI
• Gatefold Jacket

Musicians:
John Coltrane, tenor saxophone
Jimmy Garrison, bass
Elvin Jones, drums
McCoy Tyner, piano

Selections:
1. A Love Supreme, Pt. 1
2. A Love Supreme, Pt. 2
3. A Love Supreme, Pt. 3
ISBN
RS047
Genre
Jazz
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
YES
Inventory
.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
John Coltrane
Title
A Love Supreme
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
45RPM
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Availability
Discontinued
Format
Vinyl
Creation Date
Release Date
05-27-2010
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
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