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