A Love Supreme – Ashley Khan (Book)

This is Khan’s follow up to his book on Miles’ A Kind of Blue. Significantly thicker than its predecessor, it is in fact a pretty full biography of Trane but chronologically warped to focus most of its energy on the three years from 1961’s My Favourite Things to 1964’s recording of A Love Supreme.

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Woodstock Jazz Festival (DVD)

Avant-garde jazz fest featuring Chick Corea (piano), Pat Metheny (guitar), Lee Konitz (alto-sax), Anthony Braxton (alto-sax) and Miroslav Vitous (bass) in 1981. This concert celebrates 10 years of the Creative Music Studio (CMS) founded by Ornette Coleman to explore new forms and to attempt to escape them altogether.

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