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John Coltrane and Black America's Quest for Freedom: Spirituality and the Music

  • Editor: Brown, Leonard
John Coltrane and Black America's Quest for Freedom is a thorough investigation of John Coltrane's music via the artist, and the artist via his culture, not in an effort to solidify notions of... More…



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  • Foreword by T.J. Anderson
  • Preface by Leonard Brown
  • 1. You Have To Be Invited - Leonard Brown
  • 2. In His Own Words - Leonard Brown
  • 3. John Coltrane and the Practice of Freedom - Herman Gray
  • 4. John Coltrane As the Personification of Spirituality In Black Music - Anthony Brown
  • 5. Freedom Is A Constant Struggle: Alice Coltrane and the Redefining of the Jazz Avante Garde - Tammy Kernodle
  • 6. When Bar Walkers Preach: John Coltrane and The Crisis of the Black Intellectual - Tommy Lee Lott
  • 7. Don't Let the Devil (Make You) Lose Your Joy: A Look at Late Coltrane - Salim Washington
  • 8. The Spiritual Ethos in Black Music and its Quintessential Exemplar, John Coltrane - Emmett G. Price III
  • 9. Somebody Please Say, Amen! - Eric Jackson
  • 10. . Masters on A Master Introduction: Anthony Brown's and Leonard Brown's Interviews with Olly Wilson, Yusef Lateef and Billy Taylor
  • 11. Conversation with Olly Wilson
  • 12. . Conversation with Yusef Lateef
  • 13. Conversation with Billy Taylor
  • 14. Coda: George Allen Russell on John Coltrane's Legacy