I bought this book because I needed to know more about the magic behind the magic.
Ashley Khan's A Love Supreme is a useful book and is a must read for both casual and serious jazz fans and followers of John Coltrane.
In fact, Porter is cited often in this book & this book is cited often in the Porter book.
a must for any fan of any music. the pics alone are incredible. the stories behind his master piece / musical movement are intense.the human aspects revealed! bravo!Published 1 month ago by ron
Excellent background narrative on the construction of a most groundbreaking jazz composition. The reading at times may appear a bit technical for those who are not musicians by... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Jaime Alanis
Much info on JC's beginnings up to and thru A Love Supreme..His times with Miles and his problems with Miles as well as with many other great playersPublished 14 months ago by es175
The book talks about the path that John Coltrane before and after the great masterpiece "A Love Supreme". Read morePublished 16 months ago by PeopleInSorrow
There are VERY few jazz albums which have achieved the status and attention of John Coltrane's A Love Supreme. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Kevin Currie-Knight
extremely insightful book. any fan of jazz/coltrane or musician MUST read this book. anyone who owns this album Must read this book, you will listen to the album in a whole new... Read morePublished on November 16, 2009 by John L. Hussain
This book is not "a listeners guide" to John Coltrane's A Love Supreme, although there is some of that in an elementary way. Read morePublished on July 1, 2009 by Sam Adams
I love stories of how things come to be. There is always a story behind EVERYTHING in the world of form. Things don't just "appear" out of sheer nothingness... Read morePublished on September 13, 2008 by John P. Morgan
You KNOW the music. Now learn about the events in the life of John Coltrane that lead up to the pinnacle, the mountaintop of his career. Read morePublished on July 14, 2008 by Mark