MUS 2000 John_Coltrane_Powerpoint

MUS 2000 John_Coltrane_Powerpoint - John Coltrane John...

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John Coltrane John Coltrane 1926-1967 After Charlie Parker, the most widely imitated saxophonist in Jazz. Came to fame in 1955 with the Miles Davis quintet. Worked with Monk in 1957, an important period. Addiction to drugs/alcohol disrupted his career.
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Coltrane (Trane) Overcame the addictions. (1957) A Love Supreme celebrates this victory and the religious experience associated with it. Believed in universal musical structures which transcended ethnic distinctions. ( Musica universalis ) Turned to radical musical styles in the mid 1960s. Attracted large audiences. After his death, he acquired a cult-like following. Church in San Francisco bears his name. http://www.coltranechurch.org
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One of his main objectives was to elaborate the full implications of bop chord progressions. Improvised from formulae Pattern oriented, rigid eighth note repetitions. Impressive technique yielded
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