Jazz Lunatique 172: Rova Ascension

David Kunian is playing his annual Easter standard, the John Coltrane composition “Ascension,” this time as performed by the Rova Saxophone Quartet & Orchestra, preceded by cuts from Tom McDermott and Galactic with The Soul Rebels.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

ROVA ASCENSION

JAZZ LUNATIQUE 172

David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, March 27, 2018 [18210]

 

Galactic with Soul Rebels: Bo Money

Tom McDermott: Song of Bernado

Rova Saxophone Quartet & Orchestra: Ascension

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by David Kunian for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by David Kunian at WWOZ-FM, New Orleans

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 David Kunian. Used with permission.

 

Ancestor Worship 89: Afro-Blue

Episode 89 in our long series of programs investigating the recordings of the John Coltrane Quartet for Impulse Records steps back for a couple of timeless live dates, first at the Village Vanguard on November 2-3, 1961 with Eric Dolphy joining John Coltrane, McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison and Elvin Jones, and then at Birdland on October 8, 1963 from the classic album Coltrane Live at Birdland (Impulse A-50).

 

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AFRO-BLUE

ANCESTOR WORSHIP 89

John Sinclair, Northeast Sector, Detroit, April 11, 2014 [18209]

 

Charlie Parker: Another Hairdo

John Coltrane Quintet: Spiritual

John Coltrane Quintet: Niema

John Coltrane Quartet: Afro-Blue

John Coltrane Quartet: Alabama

John Coltrane Quartet: I Want To Talk About You

John Coltrane Quintet: Chasin’ The Trane

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, recorded, edited & assembled by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Sunny & Beyonce Sinclair

 

© 2014, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation