Archive for the 'Alice Coltrane' Category

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

For those who followed Numero Group’s 2009 compilation Local Customs: Downriver Revival, it should come as no surprise that the reissue label’s 2012 Shirley Ann Lee release is brilliant, breathtaking and essential listening. Songs of Light – the “Shirley Ann Lee album that never was,” according to Numero – figured prominently on Downriver Revival, highlighted […]

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

(Sevens, a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard, pays tribute to the art of the individual song.) It’s been noted that 1976’s “Transfiguration” is a culmination, and a sort of completion of the body of work Alice Coltrane had been building since 1967. The title track from the eponymous live album (not released until 1978) was […]