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John Coltrane
     

John Coltrane

by Bill Cole
 

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Reissued to commemorate the 75th anniversary of John Coltrane's birth. Here is the book that distinguished music critic Leonard Feather called a "brilliantly perceptive examination of the forces that shaped Coltrane's brief life." Illustrating the influence of African folklore and spirituality on Coltrane's work and sound, Bill Cole creates an innovative portrait of

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Reissued to commemorate the 75th anniversary of John Coltrane's birth. Here is the book that distinguished music critic Leonard Feather called a "brilliantly perceptive examination of the forces that shaped Coltrane's brief life." Illustrating the influence of African folklore and spirituality on Coltrane's work and sound, Bill Cole creates an innovative portrait of the legendary tenor saxophonist. With illustrative diagrams, a discography, and more than twenty photographs, this is an essential addition to every jazz fan's library.

Author Biography: Professor Emeritus of music at Dartmouth College, Bill Cole is the author of Miles Davis: The Early Years. He lives in New Rochelle, New York.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780028706603
Publisher:
Cengage Gale
Publication date:
12/01/1976
Pages:
264

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