Home / Vinyl LP / John Coltrane – A Love Supreme John Coltrane – A Love Supreme Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 1 customer rating (1 customer review) Reviews (1) 1 review for John Coltrane – A Love Supreme Rated 5 out of 5 Modern Music Dan – May 10, 2019 A one-session masterpiece, Coltrane’s ‘A Love Supreme’ demands the listener accompany the tenor front-man and his illustrious quartet on a profound, meditative jazz odyssey. From the clarion-call opening built on superimposed perfect fourths over shimmering percussion, the album unfolds across four portentous tracks, with ‘Acknowledgement’ launching into a boisterous swing motif with instantly-recognisable chords from pianist McCoy Tyner. ‘Resolution’ bustles in after a pizzicato bass opening solo from Jimmy Garrison, unleashing a skirling Coltrane improvisation. ‘Pursuance,’ kicks off with a rollicking drum solo with Roy Haynes moving dextrously round the kit, before launching into a brisk, robust swing. The closing track, ‘Psalm,’ starts with a meditative cadenza revelling in a quasi-religiosity, with drums rumbinling ominously in repsonse to Coltrane’s expressive eulogy; the piano hovers in colourful harmonic clouds behind a ruminating tenor sax. A legendary 1965 release on Impulse! records, the album’s iconic status cannot be understated; a modal masterpiece with an urgent message that still resonates over half a century later and sounds just as ground-breaking now as it must have then. Recommended. Add a review Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Name * Email * Your rating Rate… Perfect Good Average Not that bad Very poor Your review * Related products Vinyl LP Sparks – No.1 in Heaven ( 40th anniversary ) Vinyl LP Marry Waterson & Emily Barker – A Window To Other ways Vinyl LP Edwyn Collins – Badbea Vinyl LP Billie Eilish: When We All Fall Asleep Where Do We Go?