Alice McLeod was a highly talented, up and coming bebop pianist when she met John Coltrane, her husband-to-be, in 1963. Her life and music turned around in a heartbeat, as she came into the orbit of one of the most influential innovators in jazz in the Sixties. As Alice Coltrane, she would make important music with her husband. After his untimely death, she worked to protect his legacy while coming into her own right by creating a series of increasingly influential albums before devoting most of her life to spiritual pursuits.
Alice McLeod was born in Detroit, MI, on August 27, 1937. Her’s was a musical family, and as a baby, Alice was fascinated by music on the radio. She was playing piano and organ by the age of seven, and began to study classical... Read More