The Coltrane Church: Apostles of Sound, Agents of Social Justice

The Coltrane Church: Apostles of Sound, Agents of Social Justice

by Nicholas Louis Baham


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786494965
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 07/28/2015
Pages: 276
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Nicholas Louis Baham III is a professor of ethnic studies at California State University East Bay. He lives in Castro Valley, California.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Preface 1

1 Apostles of Sound 13

2 The Self-Representation and Spiritual Teachings of John Coltrane the Saint 41

3 Jimbo's Bop City 63

4 The Yardbird Club and the History of African American Jazz Entrepreneurship in San Francisco 77

5 The Dr. Huey P. Newton Experience 105

6 The Yardbird and One Mind Temple and New Church Movements in the 1960s and '70s 115

7 The Alice Coltrane Experience 133

8 The African Orthodox Church 151

9 Anatomy of a Miracle 159

10 The Oscar Grant Movement 169

11 The John Coltrane University of Arts and Social Justice 180

12 The Battle Against Environmental Racism 192

13 The Ordination of Pastor Wanika Kristi King-Stephens 210

14 The Apostles of Sound Occupy SF 232

15 Answering the Prophetic Call 243

Chapter Notes 249

Bibliography 259

Index 263

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