John Coltrane’s Handwritten Outline for His Masterpiece A Love Supreme

The great jazz saxophone player John Coltrane was born 87 years ago today. To mark the occasion we present this rare document from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History: Coltrane’s handwritten outline of his groundbreaking jazz composition¬†A Love Supreme. Recorded in December of 1964 and released in 1965, A Love Supreme is Coltrane’s personal … Continue reading John Coltrane’s Handwritten Outline for His Masterpiece A Love Supreme