Branford Marsalis Quartet

Gift guide

DVDnds

Branford Marsalis Quartet

Coltrane's A Love Supreme Live in Amsterdam (Marsalis Music)

It's taken nearly 40 years for anyone to attempt, but saxophonist Branford Marsalis' Quartet is perhaps the only jazz band with the integrity and moxie to take on John Coltrane's magnum opus. BMQ's electrifying 2003 performance at Amsterdam's renowned Bimhaus uses the suite's touchstones to launch a 48-minute statement of interpretative creation. Extras include interviews with widow Alice Coltrane and BMQ discussing this most respected work of jazz spirituality. A second disc contains an audio version of the performance.

****

A note to readers: Bold and uncensored, The Austin Chronicle has been Austin’s independent news source for almost 40 years, expressing the community’s political and environmental concerns and supporting its active cultural scene. Now more than ever, we need your support to continue supplying Austin with independent, free press. If real news is important to you, please consider making a donation of $5, $10 or whatever you can afford, to help keep our journalism on stands.

Support the Chronicle  

READ MORE
More Music Reviews
Fall Platters
Jeff Lofton
Jericho (Record Review)

Michael Toland, Nov. 29, 2019

Texas Platters
Golden Dawn Arkestra
Darkness Falls on the Edge of Time (Record Review)

Rick Weaver, Sept. 20, 2019

More by Jay Trachtenberg
Top Books of 2020 That Struck a Literary or Musical Chord
Top Books of 2020 That Struck a Literary or Musical Chord
A writer's fictional joyride, a rock & roll memoir, and jazz fairy tales are books that sang this year

Dec. 18, 2020

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
What we’re listening to

Dec. 18, 2020

MORE IN THE ARCHIVES
NEWSLETTERS
One click gets you all the newsletters listed below

Breaking news, arts coverage, and daily events

Can't keep up with happenings around town? We can help.

Austin's queerest news and events

New recipes and food news delivered Mondays

All questions answered (satisfaction not guaranteed)

Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.   Support the Chronicle