Tag Archives: John Coltrane

THE RETURN OF ‘ENLIGHTENMENT’… JULY 1st Union Chapel

OK Brothers & Sisters…. ‘Enlightenment’- an original composition penned by master flautist Rowland Sutherland with support from the PRSF and inspired by the spirit of John Coltrane – returns to the capital this summer and the Ensemble can’t wait to … Continue reading

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DON’T SLEEP ON THIS! This Monday BBC JAZZ ON 3: ENLIGHTENMENT (In the Spirit of A Love Supreme by John Coltrane) – LIVE @ MELTDOWN

This coming Monday, February 2nd, Jez Nelson’s longstanding BBC Jazz On 3 show will broadcast the whole of the evening performance at Meltdown of Enlightenment – In the Spirit Of ‘A Love Supreme’. It was the mid summer’s day and … Continue reading

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CELEBRATION TIME: A Love Supreme: 50 Years On

A Love Supreme – 50 Years On… While I’m eagerly awaiting Jazz On 3 broadcast of the entire performance of the Enlightenment Ensemble’s “Re-envisioning of John Coltrane’s ‘A Love Supreme’ at last summer’s Meltdown, the crew at Folded Wing announce … Continue reading

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A few 2014 records that sneaked into the New Year ….

As we roll into 2015 there’s a few of last year’s tunes that continue to hold a spot by the the hi-fi…. February will see all those peeps on a deep jazz tip paying homage to Trane’s iconic ‘A Love … Continue reading

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Enlightenment – A Love Supreme @ James Lavelle’s Meltdown

Enlightenment – A Re-envisioning of John Coltrane’s Love Supreme  touched down on the Southbank on the final day of James Lavelle’s Meltdown. It was a glorious mid-summer’s day, there was rave kicking off on the river bank terrace and Enlightenment … Continue reading

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SPIRITUAL JAZZ 4: Sahib Shihab, Don Cherry, Albert Ayler, Frank Wright…..Jazzman do it again!

The latest in episode in Jazzman’s Spiritual Jazz series digs deep into the archives of numerous European record labels to reveal a brace of gems recorded by African American master musicians like Sahib Shihab, Albert Ayler, Don Cherry, Sun Ra, … Continue reading

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Yessss, My Selector! Nov.012

Somehow,  I still seem to accumulate a few tunes every week – soundcloud promos, downloads, cd’s and even the odd 7″ . and therefore feel I should pass  the word on those little gems that are worth seeking out. First … Continue reading

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