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Alice Coltrane

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Alice Coltrane.

Alice Coltrane artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Studio Sessions

Alice Coltrane.

February 28, 2014 Coltrane performs her own "Transfiguration" and joins host Marian McPartland in "Giant Steps."

Interviews & Profiles

Saxophonist Ravi Coltrane is the son of jazz icons John and Alice Coltrane. His new album Spirit Fiction was released June 19.

July 19, 2012 Saxophonist Ravi Coltrane (son of John and Alice) recalls a childhood filled with symphonic music.

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January 15, 2007 John Coltrane's widow, Alice Coltrane was a giant of the jazz piano in her own right. She was 69.

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September 23, 2004 After a 25-year hiatus, Alice Coltrane is back with a new CD, Translinear Light.

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January 19, 2007 Gorgeous string pop from The Frames; Brooklyn's dream pop group Mahogany; The otherworldly rock ...

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December 8, 2004 Inventive fingerstyle guitarist, Kaki King; The remarkable dexterity of Adrian Legg; The return ...

News

Last year, the National Trust for Historic Preservation put the Coltrane Home on a list of the 11 most endangered historic sites in the United States. Now, a group of fans and family has set out to restore it.

July 22, 2012 Ravi Coltrane says his childhood home in Dix Hills represents the power of his father's creativity.

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  • Album: Translinear Light
  • Artist: Alice Coltrane
  • Label: Impulse Records
  • Released: 2004