Sam First Presents: Michelle Coltrane & Friends live in concert and streaming
The vocalist, composer, and daughter of John and Alice Coltrane brings her group to Los Angeles for a night of soulful and spiritual arrangements, delivering the Coltrane message of universal consciousness.
Featuring: Ron Jerome Avant – piano Edwin Livingston – bass Wes Lowery – drums Tristan Cappel – saxophone Shea Welsh – guitar
June 8th 2023 7:30 – 10:30 PM Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd. #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045 BUY TICKETS
Originally released in 1982 as a private-press cassette, Turiya Sings will see wide release this summer, sans overdubs
Alice Coltrane’s early solo work has made her an icon on par with her husband and collaborator, John — last year, her 1971 LP Journey in Satchidananda earned a spot on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums list. But around 20 years’ worth of her musical output, dating from the time when she devoted herself to Hinduism and founded an ashram in California, still remains obscure. An upcoming release, Kirtan: Turiya Sings, will offer a fresh look at one exemplary album from this period.
Like many things in Miami, the jazz music scene is one of its best-kept secrets. For its inaugural year, the Miami Beach Jazz Festival was held at Miami’s most renowned venue, the Fillmore Stage at the Jackie Gleason Theater on Nov. 16. Home to many great acts, the performers sets were nothing short of a masterpiece. Continue reading “The Miami Beach Jazz Festival amplifies local scene”