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The World According to John Coltrane

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The World According to John Coltrane

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
John Coltrane
genre:
Documentary, musical

We gave it an A-

Addressing — rather than ignoring or minimizing — problems that jazz saxist/composer John Coltrane faced with drugs, alcohol, and winning acceptance would have given this hagiographic portrait greater balance. And The World According to John Coltrane‘s video quality is frequently uneven. Nevertheless, the importance of the subject and the brilliance of his music make this a must for any video-music library. A-

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