Cosmic Music

Superior Viaduct - John coltrane transformed the inner architecture of jazz, throughout the mid-1950s and 1960s and long after his premature death at age 40 in 1967. Foreshadowing her majestic debut, "lord help me to be" brings Alice's celestial piano playing and inspired improvisations to the foreground with Sanders, A Monastic Trio, Garrison and drummer Ben Riley rumbling in tow.

No other american musician could be said to be at the spiritual center of the '60s musical universe as Trane influenced Albert Ayler, La Monte Young, Jimi Hendrix and everybody in between. As john coltrane recites on the final track, "May there be peace and love and perfection throughout all creation. ". Cosmic music, originally self-released by Alice Coltrane in 1968 and later issued by Impulse!, features two tracks "Manifestation" and "Rev.

Cosmic Music - Vinyl LP pressing. The sun, " a meditative ballad with subtle urgency, perfectly closes the album's contemplative circle. King" by john coltrane's legendary final quintet that were recorded in san Francisco on February 2nd, 1966 and two more "Lord Help Me To Be" and "The Sun" from Alice Coltrane's very first session as a bandleader, recorded six months after her husband's passing.





World Spirituality Classics 1: The Ecstatic Music of Turiya Alice Coltrane

Luaka Bop - They were manufactured and distributed in limited quantities amongst her spiritual community. The resulting compositions synthesized her spiritual and musical outlook into a highly original work that is unique unto herself. Remastered, bucket loads of notes, available in all formats but 8-track. Operating outside of the constraints of the commercial recording industry Coltrane was free of external pressures whether monetary or deadline.

2xlp comes with download card. Gatefold sleeve. Double vinyl pressing. Alice coltrane remains a singular figure on the fringe of American music but her appeal is growing. Available commercially for the first time. While coltrane's music is gaining wider acceptance there is an entire era of her recorded output that remains obscure, almost as if by design.

World Spirituality Classics 1: The Ecstatic Music of Turiya Alice Coltrane - A loving tribute to an amazing woman. She recorded this music totally on her own terms. Digital download included. Her four self-published, devotional albums of the eighties and nineties were recorded during a period in which she had withdrawn from secular life.





The Elements LP

Milestone - Gatefold sleeve. An essential listen addition for all fans of adventurous music. Featuring 180-gram vinyl pressed at qrp from lacquers cut by kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio and housed in a single-pocket old-school style tip-on jacket, this is the first-ever and definitive vinyl reissue of the Joe Henderson and Alice Coltrane's sprawling spiritual-jazz opus.

Double vinyl pressing. Digital download included.





Journey in Satchidananda Vinyl

Impulse - Gatefold sleeve. Blissful 1970 release from John Coltrane's wife featuring Pharoah Saunders & Charlie Haden. Double vinyl pressing. Digital download included.





A Monastic Trio

Superior Viaduct - In 1965, and played alongside one another until her husband s last performance in May, Mexico, the two wed in Juárez, 1967. Gatefold sleeve. Digital download included. As the late amiri baraka writes, I Want to See You is a monastic piano concerto. The piano broods in its earth imagination. With echoes of Europe.

. It has a solemnity and majesty to it. Yes, monastic is the word. Born alice mcleod into a musical detroit family, Alice Coltrane began playing piano at age seven and later studied with Bud Powell in Paris. Upon returning to the states, she joined vibraphonist Terry Gibbs s group and eventually shared a bill with the John Coltrane Quartet.

A Monastic Trio - Double vinyl pressing. A monastic trio, created in the year following her husband s passing, is Coltrane s first recording as a band leader and features six original compositions. While john s spirit can be felt throughout from the song titles ohnedaruth was his adopted Hindu name to the personnel Jimmy Garrison, Eastern, Rashied Ali, and Pharoah Sanders were frequent collaborators the album showcases Alice s immense talent for fusing spiritual free jazz and new age with classical, post-bop and gospel.





Lord Of Lords

Superior Viaduct - This first-time vinyl reissue has been carefully remastered from the original master tapes. Coltrane's musical vision is bold in it's imagination and cosmic in scope, yet remains intensely personal and immediate. Double vinyl pressing. Lord of lords points inward as much as to the beyond, recalling her classical roots and recasting Eastern modes to radically invert the American avant-garde and spiritual jazz traditions.

Originally released in 1972, lord of lords was alice Coltrane's final album for Impulse! And the last installment in her awe-inspiring trilogy that also included Universal Consciousness and World Galaxy. Vinyl LP pressing. While all three records featured strings alongside a jazz ensemble, 6 violas and 7 cellos, arranged and conducted by Coltrane herself and it's refined, Lords Of Lords stood apart from it's predecessors due to the sheer size of the orchestra 12 violins, blissful performances-shining a vital light on the devotional path that she would follow for the rest of her career.

Lord Of Lords - Gatefold sleeve. Digital download included.





Ummagumma 2016 Version

Legacy - Several species of small furry animals Gathered Together in a Cave and Grooving with a Pict" 4:59 Side Four 4. Sysyphus parts 1-4 a" 13:28 2. A saucerful of secrets" 27 april 1969 12:48 Side Three 1. Set the controls for the heart of the Sun" 2 May 1969 9:27 4. The narrow way parts 1-3" 12:17 5. Astronomy domine" 27 April 1969 8:32 2.

Set the controls for the heart of the Sun" 2 May 1969 9:27 4. Careful with that axe, eugene" 2 May 1969 8:49 Side Two 3. Digital download included. Grantchester Meadows" 7:26 3. Pink floyd - ummagumma 2016 Version. The grand vizier's garden party part 1: entrance; Part 2: Entertainment; Part 3: Exit" 8:46 Double vinyl pressing.

Ummagumma 2016 Version - Side One1. Astronomy domine" 27 April 1969 8:32 2. Gatefold sleeve. Pink floyd - ummagumma 2016 Version. Careful with that axe, eugene" 2 May 1969 8:49 Side Two 3. Side One1.





Aviary

Domino Recording Co. - Side One1. Gatefold sleeve. The follow-up to her critically acclaimed 2015 record, Have You in My Wilderness, it takes as its starting point a line from a short story by Etel Adnan: "I found myself in an aviary full of shrieking birds. It’s a scenario that sounds straight out of a horror movie, freakish natural disasters, with its endless onslaught of political scandals, but it’s also agood metaphor for life in 2018, and voices shouting their desires and resentments into the void.

Set the controls for the heart of the Sun" 2 May 1969 9:27 4. Astronomy domine" 27 April 1969 8:32 2. Pink floyd - ummagumma 2016 Version. Shrink-wrapped. Aviary is la composer julia Holter's most breathtakingly expansive album yet, full of startling turns and dazzling instrumental arrangements. Digital download included.

Aviary - Double vinyl pressing. Careful with that axe, eugene" 2 May 1969 8:49 Side Two 3.





Live Rust 2LP

Reprise - Astronomy domine" 27 April 1969 8:32 2. Careful with that axe, eugene" 2 May 1969 8:49 Side Two 3. Shrink-wrapped. Gatefold sleeve. Pink floyd - ummagumma 2016 Version. Side One1. 2lp set. Shrink-wrapped. Double vinyl pressing. Set the controls for the heart of the Sun" 2 May 1969 9:27 4. Digital download included. Reissued in 2017! blazing 1979 live album, recorded at various venues across the USA on his "Rust Never Sleeps" tour.





Universal Consciousness

Superior Viaduct - Shrink-wrapped. Side One1. While the title track undulates with a fierce clamor, "Hare Krishna" showcases Coltrane's uncanny ability for transcendent and slow-paced arrangements. Pink floyd - ummagumma 2016 Version. Astronomy domine" 27 April 1969 8:32 2. Set the controls for the heart of the Sun" 2 May 1969 9:27 4.

Gatefold sleeve. Oh allah" is the finest example of coltrane's new direction: tense violins dissolve into sublime organ solos and exquisite brushwork from long-time Mile Davis collaborator Jack DeJohnette. Originally released on impulse in 1971, Universal Consciousness is a major turning point in Alice Coltrane's momentous career.

Universal Consciousness - Careful with that axe, eugene" 2 May 1969 8:49 Side Two 3. Vinyl lp repressing of this digitally remastered album by the jazz great. Digital download included. Shrink-wrapped. Double vinyl pressing. While her previous albums pushed the limits of spiritual free-jazz and featured much of her late husband's band, Universal Consciousness expands the harpist / pianist's compositional palette with organ and strings working with Ornette Coleman.





Huntington Ashram Monastery / World Galaxy Impulse 2-on-1

Impulse Records 24152002 - Digital download included. Pink floyd - ummagumma 2016 Version. Swirling celestial harp glissandi, manic organ flourishes, modal grooves & more! Double vinyl pressing. Astronomy domine" 27 April 1969 8:32 2. Two of her most sought after albums: Huntington Ashram Monastery and World Galaxy. Set the controls for the heart of the Sun" 2 May 1969 9:27 4.

Gatefold sleeve. Careful with that axe, eugene" 2 May 1969 8:49 Side Two 3. Side One1. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped.