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Ravi Coltrane

Ravi Coltrane
Born: Aug 6, 1965 in Huntington, NY
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Genre: Jazz
Biography: Saxophonist Ravi Coltrane is the son of John and Alice Coltrane. John Coltrane passed away when Ravi was two. While he had a musical upbringing by his mother and began playing fairly early, he did not commence a jazz vocation until he was in his early twenties. Coltrane was able to hone his chops playing ...Read full biography
Blending Times
Released: 2009
Label: Savoy Jazz
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Ravi Coltrane's second CD as a leader for the Savoy label (his fifth overall) is balanced between improvisation based on spontaneous themes and compositions that have a certain direction, both concepts ...Read full review
Spirit Fiction
Released: 2012
Label: Blue Note
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Despite the metaphysical suggestion in Spirit Fiction's title, this is Ravi Coltrane's most cerebral, process-oriented recording to date. This does not mean, however, that his debut offering for Blue Note ...Read full review
More Ravi Coltrane albums: Main Albums (6)
Coltrane's sax joins Smithsonian jazz collection
Mar 26, 1:51 PM EST
John Coltrane's tenor saxophone joins jazz collection at Smithsonian in DC
Playboy Jazz Festival to celebrate George Duke
Feb 17, 5:45 PM EST
Al Jarreau, Stanley Clarke to pay tribute to George Duke at Playboy Jazz Festival in June
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
Boxing tragedy inspires Blanchard's first opera
Jun 13, 9:08 AM EST
Jazz composer Terence Blanchard's new opera 'Champion' inspired by gay boxer Emile Griffith