Branford's Love Supreme tribute to be re-issued

Saxophonist Branford Marsalis is to reissue his performance of John Coltrane’s ‘A Love Supreme,’ from 2003.

Saxophonist Branford Marsalis is to reissue his performance of John Coltrane’s ‘A Love Supreme,’ recorded live in 2003. This is the 50th anniversary year of the release of Coltrane’s multi-part jazz suite.

Marsalis’ recording features pianist Joey Calderazzo, bassist Eric Revis and drummer Jeff "Tain" Watts and the re-issue on May 26th also contains a DVD featuring discussions with John Coltrane’s widow Alice Coltrane, saxophonist Michael Brecker and more.

Branford was also recently announced as winner of the prestigious German 2015 ECHO Jazz Award for Saxophone/Woodwinds International Instrumentalist of the Year for his performance on his solo album ‘In My Solitude: Live  at Grace Cathedral.’ The German Recording Academy recognizes the best German and international jazz artists via the ECHO Jazz Awards. This year’s ceremony will take place in Hamburg on May 28th.

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