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John Coltrane - The World According To John Coltrane


1The World According To John Coltrane


  • Director Of PhotographyHerbert Forsberg
  • Film DirectorRobert Palmer , Toby Byron
  • Film EditorSusan Peehl
  • Film ProducerRichard Saylor, Toby Byron
  • Performer [Guest Artist - Members Of]Aissaoua Brotherhood
  • Performer [Guest Artist]Alice Coltrane, Jimmy Heath, La Monte Young, Rashied Ali, Roscoe Mitchell, Tommy Flanagan, Wayne Shorter
  • Photography By [Cover Photo]Jean Pierre Leloir
  • Written-ByRobert Palmer


Masters Of Jazz Series.

A coproduction of Toby Byron/Multiprises in association with Taurus Film, Munich and VideoArts, Japan.

""The World According To John Coltrane" traces Coltrane's musical growth from his roots in the black church and in rhythm and blues, through his forty years of life and beyond, culminating in a musical meeting between Art Ensemble Of Chicago saxophonist Roscoe Mitchell and dervish musicians in Morocco's Sahara desert filmed in 1990."

Documentary featuring extensive performance footage of Coltrane, some of which has never been seen or heard and interviews with Wayne Shorter, Jimmy Heath, La Monte Young, Rashied Ali and Tommy Flanagan. Made with the full cooperation of Alice Coltrane.
Performance clips also include Coltrane with Miles Davis ("So What"); Coltrane with his great quartet; "Impressions", and "Alabama", and others.

©1990 East Stinson Inc.

Rated: U
Total running time approximately 59 minutes.


  • Copyright (c) – East Stinson Inc.


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John Coltrane - The World According To John Coltrane
Performer: John Coltrane
Genre: Jazz
Title: The World According To John Coltrane
Country: UK
Released: 1994
Style: Free Jazz, Hard Bop, Modal
MP3 album: 1084 mb
FLAC album: 2670 mb
Rating: 4.3
Votes: 409
Source: CD, VCD
№ Cat: CDV0010
Label: NTV Entertainment