A Love Supreme

John Coltrane - A Love Supreme
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1965 Ratings: #1
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100
AllMusic

A Love Supreme not only attempts but realizes the ambitious undertaking of Coltrane's concept; his emotional, searching, sometimes prayerful journey is made abundantly clear. Clocking in at 33 minutes; A Love Supreme conveys much without overstatement. It is almost impossible to imagine any jazz collection without it.

Doublez
99
The History of the Albums – n°257

Yes, A Love Supreme is my favorite jazz album, as if Coltrane had already said it all in the title of his greatest masterpiece. John Coltrane had already offered us a huge amount of extraordinary albums so far, but just like Miles Davis' Kind of Blue and Charle Mingus' The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady, this last relic was missing to compete with them. That day took a while, but it finally arrived, as the ultimate salvation, the divine ... read more
Craigold
100
Trash, some people say, is what makes the world go 'round, and I'm the guy that makes the trash go 'round. Driving around in my big truck and collecting garbage is my dream job, and I'm thankful for every day that I get to do it. I don't only collect trash though, I also scoop up roadkill. To be completely honest, what I'm doing is a public service, and people should be thanking me on the daily, but alas, society as a whole finds my presence vomit-inducing. Your vacuum cleaner picks up a lot of ... read more
Atrocityblubber
100
North Carolina gang
Flamingooooo
80
Off key, out of tune, out of sync

„ I'm not sure what possessed me to purchase this cd but here's my notes while listening to this cd album:

the cover has a picture of a guy looking to the left; cd cover in good condition but feels cheap; sounds like jazz/blues music with a horn and light drumming; the music doesn’t sound that good; horn coming from left speaker; drums, piano, keyboard coming from right speaker; later in the first song the singer starts repeating “a love ... read more
soundworld
100
PERFECT ALBUM #3:

"A Love Supreme" by John Coltrane (1965) {Avant-Garde Jazz}

While certainly an acquired taste - There are few albums that transcend genres, but "A Love Supreme" is without a single doubt one of those. I don't know if it is because John Coltrane actually poured into it his mind and soul and the tapes were fortunate enough to actually grasp them in physical format... or probably it was the fact that Coltrane, Tyner, Garrison and Jones did the impossible ... read more
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Added on: April 21, 2013