John Coltrane A Love Supreme Live In Juan-les-Pins France 1965

A Love Supreme Live In Juan-les-Pins is a live recording by John Coltrane.

It is sold as part of the deluxe version of A Love Supreme because the bonus tracks include this live performance from the Antibes Jazz Festival in France in July 1965.

It is also available as:

  • A Love Supreme: Live in Concert
  • Live in Antibes, 1965
  • Immortal Concerts: Juan Les Pins Jazz Festival, Antibes, July 26-27, 1965

I’ve read that this is the only time the full suite has been played live at one concert.

John Coltrane A Love Supreme Live In Juan-les-Pins France 1965

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Songs On John Coltrane A Love Supreme Deluxe Edition

CD 1 The studio album

  1. Part 1 Acknowledgement – 7:42
  2. Part 2 Resolution – 7:19
  3. Part 3 Pursuance – 10:42
  4. Part 4 Psalm – 7:02

CD 2 The bonuses – Live In Juan-les-Pins France 1965 tracks 1 to 5, tracks 6 to 9 are alternative studio takes

  1. Introduction by Andre Francis and John Coltrane – 1:13 (live)
  2. Part I – Acknowledgement – 6:11 (live)
  3. Part II – Resolution – 11:36 (live)
  4. Part III – Pursuance – 21:15 (live)
  5. Part IV – Psalm – 8:49 (live)
  6. Part II – Resolution – 7:17
  7. Part II – Resolution – 2:13
  8. Part I – Acknowledgement – 9:09
  9. Part I – Acknowledgement – 9:22

This is one of the best loved and most respected jazz albums of all-time, let alone the 1960s. Unfortunately the studio version is one of those highly regarded albums that I’ve tried to like without find much worth getting excited about it.

In my opinion it’s noisy and has little melody. I enjoy Coltrane when he plays ballads and improvises around the melody but this freer style isn’t for me.

I accept that I’m missing something because so many people – jazz critics and the general public – rave about it and find great spirituality in the album.

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Buying John Coltrane A Love Supreme Live In Juan-les-Pins France 1965

To get the live concert, you need to buy the deluxe version of A Love Supreme. It is available as a digital download but many of the tracks are album only which is frustrating.

It is available from Amazon.comAmazon.co.uk

These links will help you get to the albums quickly and easily but I recommend that you still search for the best deal.

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