You might think a string quartet’s version of “A Love Supreme” and other works associated with John Coltrane would be interesting for maybe five minutes. You’d be wrong. It’s interesting for maybe 30 seconds. Question: Why has the Turtle Island String Quartet suddenly stricken the word “String” from its names? To make us think it’s a real jazz quartet? Question: Have the good folks at Telarc lost their minds with this release? Question: Will it take four months for this disc to reach the cutout bins or only two?
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