Stream The “Complete” John Coltrane 94 Hour Playlist, From Harlem To Mars (Audio)

In a contrarian take on the legacy of John Coltrane on the 50th anniversary of his death last year, Zack Graham at GQ did not recommend Giant Steps nor A Love Supreme nor Blue Train nor My Favorite Things as the most important album in the artist’s career, but a record most casual jazz fans may never encounter, and which even the hardest-core Coltrane fans never heard in his lifetime. Continue Reading →

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HW Pick: A Love Supreme, In John Coltrane’s Words (video)

a love supremem screen shotFrom Open Culture on Vimeo, James Cary describes his video creation:

A few years ago, knowing I absolutely adored the John Coltrane December 1964 album, “A Love Supreme” my wife gave me this incredible book by Ashley Kahn : “A Love Surpreme/The Story of John Coltrane’s Signature Album.” Continue Reading →

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“A Love Supreme,” Tribute To John Coltrane At Smoke Jazz Club In Harlem

Azar Lawrence (right), a powerful and moving saxophonist, is one of the great interpreters of the music of John Coltrane at Smoke in Harlem, NY.  Continue Reading →

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A Reading By Greg Tate’s “Flyboy 2” At Revolution Books In Harlem

flyboy in harlemCome meet Greg Tate, one the more provocative and important critical voices today in contemporary Black music, art, literature, film, and politics. Continue Reading →

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Congressman Rangel Honors Dr. John Lawrence Sullivan (“Mike”) Holloman, Jr. (video)

Dr. John Lawrence Sullivan HollomanToday, HCA proudly hosted the family and friends of the late, great Dr. John Lawrence Sullivan (“Mike”) Holloman, Jr. – an early and ardent advocate for medical equity. Continue Reading →

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