By Chip Deffaa
Updated September 10, 1993 at 04:00 AM EDT

The World According to John Coltrane

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  • Movie

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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The World According to John Coltrane

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