Olatunji Concert: The Last Live Recording: John Coltrane

Olatunji Concert: The Last Live Recording: John Coltrane
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Recorded just a few months before John Coltrane’s death on July 17, 1967, the importance of this document cannot be overstated. It captures the legendary tenor and soprano saxophonist live in concert at the Olatunji Center of African Culture in Harlem. Backed by an ensemble featuring his wife, pianist Alice Coltrane, bassist Jimmy Garrison, drummer Rashied Ali, and saxophonist Pharoah Sanders, Coltrane unleashes his most impassioned and complex performance on disc. The two extended compo…

It’s been talked about for years but has never been available until now: Coltrane’s last live recording, taped in NYC in April 1967, just three months before his death. As a historic document its place is secure; as a listening experience it is yet further proof that Trane was one of the most passionate, challenging artists of his time. The introduction is followed by Ogunde and My Favorite Things -over an hour of intense, unreleased Coltrane!

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