February’s album of the month allows us our first opportunity to dig deep into the musical history of Alice Coltrane. Alice’s music was truly transcendental and this album is a great introduction to her mystical sound. Spirituality ran throughout her musical life from the time she started as a church organist and classical pianist before giving herself over to jazz as an expression of her own creativity. It was John who opened the door even wider, as he taught her about Eastern religions and philosophies and encouraged her to meditate.
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