50 Years of A Love Supreme

On this day, 50 years ago, John Coltrane assembled his quartet at Rudy van Gelder’s studio in New Jersey and cut what would become ‘A Love Supreme. ‘

On this day, 50 years ago, John Coltrane assembled his quartet (plus Art Davis, and Archie Shepp) at Rudy van Gelder’s studio in New Jersey and cut what would become A Love Supreme.¬†

I came along in 1981 and didn’t hear this record until much further after that time, so I cannot profess to have some unique insight to this album that has not already been expressed previously, however, NPR¬†recently celebrated it in this segment

Alternatively, you can relive it below however, you’d be best served to listen to those Elvin Jones parts on something other than YouTube or Spotify

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