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  1. Pharaoh Sanders plays a Promethean set at the Detroit Jazz FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | MLive.com

    ... At 73 years of age, Sanders is an iconic figure in improvised music. Heavily influenced by jazz legend John Coltrane, (4 For Trane is one of his classic Impulse LPs), Sanders would later play and record with the tenor giant. Pharaoh began the set by ...

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  2. This Week In QuotesRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2014 | Right Wing News

    ... even among the people within his own circle now, you see. It's a sad thing. It's like you're looking for John Coltrane and you get Kenny G in brown skin. - Cornel West The more progressive the city, the worse a place it is to be poor and/or black. ...

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  3. Ten Reasons the Sax Doesn't SuckRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Miami New Times

    ... learning how to play the saxophone, a lame band-geek instrument. But who wouldn't want to blow that brass like John Coltrane and Kenny G? There is plenty of badassery related to the sax. And that's why Crossfade linked up with professional ...

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  4. The blues for Katrina, music that helped me through: Jarvis DeBerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NOLA.com

    ... ninth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina's Gulf Coast landfall. Here are the 13 songs on that disc. "Alabama," John Coltrane from the CD "Live at Birdland," 1963. -- The innovative tenor saxophonist recorded "Alabama" after a Sept. 15, 1963, dynamite ...

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  5. Tori Freestone Trio: Tori Freestone - In the Chop HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | All About Jazz

    ... with Freestone slipping into reverie under cover of bass, brushes and cymbal. There is also a nod & a wink to John Coltrane in "Mrs PC," or perhaps Freestone is also implying that this collection represents her own creative leap or Giant Steps ? ...

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  6. Announcement: GuitarControl.com Releases "Second 4 Bars from John...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PRWeb

    ... In this guitar lesson, now available on YouTube.com, Jon MacLennan teaches another riff from Giant Steps by John Coltrane. Jon teaches a riff from the chord progression of the second four bars of Giant Steps by John Coltrane. The chord voicings that ...

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  7. HSNWS 8-29 fall duke photo for web.jpgRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | HeraldSun.com

    ... season. The Campbell Brothers, a "sacred steel" ensemble, will mark the 50th anniversary of saxophonist John Coltrane's recording "A Love Supreme" with a concert Sept. 5 at Hayti Heritage Center, in conjunction with the Bull Durham Blues Festival. ...

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  8. Aug. 17, 1949: Miles Davis' kind of blue releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Examiner.com

    ... illustrious sextet included pianist Bill Evans , drummer Jimmy Cobb , bassist Paul Chambers , and saxophonists John Coltrane and "Cannonball" Adderley . Evans commented in the original liner notes for the album that the ensemble did not play through ...

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  9. CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Gato Barbieri: 'Caliente!'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | All About Jazz

    ... disco eras and was produced by Herb Alpert. Barbieri plays with sizzling heat-channeling later Sonny Rollins, John Coltrane and Archie Shepp but relying largely on tango-infused Argentinian folk expressiveness. Miraculously, Caliente! is a perfect ...

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  10. 'Water by the Spoonful' is bracing, poignantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | SFGate

    ... the compartmentalized living spaces of Erik Flatmo's vast, multiunit set. A smart use of selections from John Coltrane 's "A Love Supreme" underscores Hudes' only-connect themes. "Spoonful" is part of the Ortiz family saga, or more precisely the ...

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  11. Hammond legend Lonnie Smith still gets fired up playing musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | The Detroit News

    ... But not that one. Smith likes to surprise his audience. "I might do Jimi Hendrix, I might do Beck, I might do John Coltrane." Then again, he might do an avant-garde number you've never heard. Last year, Smith recorded an album with some younger ...

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  12. Announcement: GuitarControl.com Releases "First 4 Bars from John...Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | SFGate

    ... In this guitar lesson, now available on YouTube.com, Jon MacLennan teaches a riff from Giant Steps by John Coltrane. Jon teaches a riff from the chord progression of the first four bars of Giant Steps by John Coltrane. The chord voicing's that Jon ...

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  13. Fox's Howard Kurtz Defends Obama from Cornel West's 'Vicious Attack'Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Mediaite.com

    ... interview with Salon , West called Obama a "brown-faced Clinton," adding "It's like you're looking for John Coltrane and you get Kenny G in brown skin." He criticized Obama's handling of everything from foreign policy to Ferguson, at one point ...

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  14. Review: 'Water By the Spoonful' powerful look at family in crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | Berryessa Sun

    ... Varela's radiant Yaz also shines, whether urging her students to embrace the dissonance of jazz artist John Coltrane or desperately trying to pull her cousin back from the edge. Ishida and Haney, hilariously sharp-tongued in their early exchanges, ...

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  15. Some Unusually Awesome Pups for National Dog DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Houston Press

    ... at whoever adopts this dog not only automatically goes to heaven, but gets to sit in the VIP area with God and John Coltrane. Contact Inner Chi for info. (ID #11007126).

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  16. Cornel West decries President Obama as 'counterfeit'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | New York Daily News

    ... "He posed as a progressive and turned out to be counterfeit," said West. "It's like you're looking for John Coltrane and you get Kenny G in brown skin." Princeton academic Cornel West (left) embraced Obama in 2007, but now expresses disgust with the ...

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  17. Counterfeit'? A - pimp'? Cornel West's vicious attack on President ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Fox News

    ... officials over waterboarding. Next up: Then he takes a musical turn: "It's like you're looking for John Coltrane and you get Kenny G in brown skin." Next, a prostitution analogy: "What I hear is that, 'He pimped us.' I heard that a zillion times. ...

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  18. Cornel West: 'Counterfeit' Obama Is 'Brown-Faced' Bill ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | Breitbart.com

    ... the people within his own circle now, you see," he lamented. "It's a sad thing. It's like you're looking for John Coltrane and you get Kenny G in brown skin." West, who has repeatedly clashed with Obama, ripped Obama's measured statements after ...

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  19. About that Cornell West interview where he blasts President Obama as being a "counterfeit"Read the original story

    Monday Aug 25 | Daily Kos

    ... even among the people within his own circle now, you see. It's a sad thing. It's like you're looking for John Coltrane and you get Kenny G in brown skin. Thomas Frank: When you say you got hit hard, are you talking about the personal confrontation ...

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  20. Coltrane: a Biography by Cuthbert SimpkinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | Jazz & Blues Music Reviews

    There have been a great many biographies of John Coltrane since his death in 1967, but this is one of the most interesting.

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