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Alice Coltrane

Alice Coltrane
Born: Aug 27, 1937 in Detroit, MI
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Died: Jan 12, 2007 in Los Angeles, CA
Genre: Jazz
Biography: Alice Coltrane was an uncompromising pianist, composer and bandleader, who spent the majority of her life seeking spiritually in both music and her private life. Music ran in Alice Coltrane's family; her older brother was bassist Ernie Farrow, who in the '50s and '60s played in the bands of Barry Harris, ...Read full biography
Ptah The El Daoud
Released: 1970
Label: Impulse! Records
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Sometimes written off as an also-ran to her more famous husband, Alice Coltrane's work of the late '60s and early '70s shows that she was a strong composer and performer in her own right, with a unique ...Read full review
World Galaxy
Released: 1972
Label: Impulse! Records
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Alice Coltrane had become a musical world unto herself by the time she issued World Galaxy, recorded in late 1971. With jazz-rock fusion taking over the mainstream and the terminal avant-garde heading ...Read full review
More Alice Coltrane albums: Main Albums (19), Compilations (11)
Fans hope John Coltrane home can become NY museum
Nov 2, 12:38 PM EST
Santana, other musicians join effort to jazz up NY home of John Coltrane, turn it into museum