Cosmic Music: A Contemporary Exploration into the Music of John & Alice Coltrane
Let the sounds and spirit of jazz overwhelm your senses as Ravi Coltrane and his band explore the cosmic, mystical and spiritual music of his parents, John and Alice Coltrane.
Ravi Coltrane is a critically acclaimed saxophonist, bandleader and songwriter. Over a career spanning more than twenty years, Ravi Coltrane has recorded remarkable albums under his own name and for others, being the founder of the prominent independent label, RKM.
Born on Long Island, the second child of John Coltrane and Alice Coltrane, Ravi, was named after the Indian zither legend Ravi Shankar. He was raised in Los Angeles, where his family moved after the death of his father, John Coltrane, in 1967. His mother, Alice Coltrane, was a significant influence on Ravi and it was he who encouraged Alice to return to the stage and perform. recording studios after a long absence. Subsequently, Ravi produced and played on Alice Coltrane’s powerful Translinear Light, released in 2004.