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Alice Coltrane & Pharoah Sanders - Ptah, the el Daoud (1970)

One of the great albums by Alice Coltrane. Many of her albums are with Pharoah Sanders. Her albums are considered Meditative. Out of all the albums I have of hers, this is the one I play most, although I went through a phase of only listening to  59 more words


The Jazz mixtape #002

Notes on update #002 of The Jazz mixtape.

Happy birthday David Bowie. Sue (Or in a Seson of Crime) is a collaboration between… 150 more words


Classic Album of the Week: Alice Coltrane-Journey in Satchidananda

The year 1959 is one of the many years in music deemed “the year that started it all” or “the best year in ___.”  In the jazz realm, artists like Miles Davis, Ornette Coleman, Dave Brubeck, and Charles Mingus all released earth shattering material that would drive musical ideology for the next decade.   160 more words


A Love Supreme

Years ago, I discovered the music of John Coltrane. Of course I knew his name and his contribution to jazz music but I did not have a special connection to his work. 203 more words

Mood Of The Day

1959 and All That

There was a documentary a while ago on 1959 as the year that changed jazz for ever. It focused on Miles’ Kind of Blue, Brubeck’s… 491 more words

E) Rants & Ramblings

A Culture of Substance...please?

“What the world needs is a return to sweetness and decency” ~ Roman Holiday

Asylum’s political and fashion correspondent, Ophélie, owner of the Paris bakery, Beurre, and part time Baccarat player here at the Asylum, fired off the following dispatch of her hopes for a stylish new year. 847 more words


Album Covers: Digressions On A Dying Art

Glen Miller — not the bandleader, my co-worker and friend. Glen has profoundly affected my life in two ways.

No. 1: Let’s go back to when I was working in Toronto, and Glen was one of my bosses. 773 more words