Luaka Bop Records is gearing up for the release of World Spirituality Classics Vol. 1: The Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda – described as a “largely unheard body of work finds Alice singing for the first time in her recorded catalog, which dates back to 1963.”
The album includes work that appeared on six John Coltrane albums and 14 albums as bandleader starting with her Impulse! debut in 1967 with ‘A Monastic Trio.’
Featured songs: ‘Turiya Sings,’ ‘Divine Songs,’ ‘Infinite Chants,’ and ‘Glorious Chants.’
The double-vinyl edition features two additional songs, “Krishna Japaye” from 1990’s ‘Infinite Chants, and the previously unreleased “Rama Katha” from a separate ‘Turiya Sings’ recording session.
The album will be available on May 5, 2017.
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