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Universal Consciousness – Alice Coltrane

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While her previous albums explored the limits of spiritual free jazz and featured a large part of her late husband's band, Universal Consciousness expanded the harpist's / pianist's compositional palette to include organ and strings (in collaboration with Ornette Coleman). "Oh Allah" is the best example of Coltrane's new direction. Exciting violins dissolve into sublime organ solos and exquisite brushwork by long-time Miles Davis colleague Jack DeJohnette.

Her lack of constraint was dimly regarded by adherents of '70s jazz and its masculine orthodoxies, yet Alice deserved better credit for virtuosity originality, and the sheer will power needed to realized her vision. This first-time vinyl reissue has been carefully remastered from the original master tapes.


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Release details

Artist: Alice Coltrane
Label: Superior Viaduct, Universal Music Special Markets
Format: LP
Units: 1
Country: US
Genre: Jazz
Style: Free Jazz


A1 Universal Consciousness
A2 Battle At Armageddon
A3 Oh Allah
B1 Hare Krishna
B2 Sita Ram
B3 The Ankh Of Amen-Ra