Interstellar Space

John Coltrane - Interstellar Space
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
1974 Ratings: #48 / 109
User Score
Based on 82 ratings
1974 Ratings: #58
Liked by 6 people
September 1, 1974 / Release Date
LP / Format
Impulse! / Label
Free Jazz / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
AllMusic

Coltrane alternates quiet moments with sections of great intensity, showing off his phenominal technique and ability to improvise without the need for chordal instruments. Rousing if somewhat inaccessible music.

WhatTheFunk
94

CFCE 87.8 FM Weekly Genre: Free Jazz

Recorded during Coltrane's final studio sessions (in 1967) before his sudden departure for other phantasmagorical spheres, "Interstellar Space" had to wait 7 long years before it deserved its release in record stores. And yet, it is one of the best discographic offerings of the greatest saxophonist of all times, the furious jazz god. On February 22nd, 1967, Coltrane entered the studio, accompanied only by percussionist/drummer Rashied Ali (an ... read more

homotom
80

Audacious, difficult, sometimes daunting and sometimes gorgeous.

ZaBloo
77

Overall very consistent, the drums sound amazing but, i was kind of hoping for a bigger sound on this therefore, it disappointed me. But the compositions were still stellar, just not exactly what i was hoping for

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Track List

  1. Mars
  2. Venus
  3. Jupiter
  4. Saturn
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Added on: June 13, 2016