“Higher state of consciousness: how Alice Coltrane finally got her dues”

By May 8, 2017Music
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Last Friday Luaka Bop released Jazz artist Alice Coltrane’s World Spiritual Classics: Volume I: The Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda. The album is a collection of  devotional music from the ashram albums that were issued on cassette tape via the Avatar Book Institute in the 80s and 90s – recordings that were previously known only to ashram denizens and serious Alice Coltrane aficionados.

With these newly discovered tapes from the 1980s and 1990s,  Coltrane proves her work did not end with her legendary 1970s run of records.

Read more from The Guardian HERE