Today is John Coltrane's birthday

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John Coltrane in 1963. Photo from Wikipedia.

John Coltrane was born 90 years ago, on Sept. 23, 1926. How will you honor the genius on this day? We are starting right now in absolute celebration of the composer/improviser's incendiary work with a constant stream of YouTube footage, a mixture of live and documentary videos. Saint Coltrane died in 1967, aged just 40 years old. 








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Metro Times music editor Mike McGonigal has written about music since 1984, when he started the fanzine Chemical Imbalance at age sixteen with money saved from mowing lawns in Florida. He's since written for Spin, Pitchfork, the Village VOICE and Artforum. He's been a museum guard, a financial reporter, a bicycle...
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