Become a member and get exclusive access to articles, live sessions and more!
Start Your Free Trial

Ben Ratliff’s Coltrane book tentatively slated for September release

New York Times music critic Ben Ratliff details the development and legacy of John Coltrane’s technique and compositions in his forthcoming book, Coltrane: The Story of a Sound.

In addition to exploring the life of the renowned saxophonist, Ratliff’s book delves into Trane’s music’s influence on jazz as it exists today. Ratliff aims to uncover why Coltrane was such a powerful figure in jazz history and why he is still considered so influential. The book also examines how Coltrane’s music evolved in the jazz pedagogy.

Start Your Free Trial to Continue Reading

Become a JazzTimes member to explore our complete archive of interviews, profiles, columns, and reviews written by music's best journalists and critics.
Originally Published