Synopsis by Betsy Boyd
John Coltrane: The Coltrane Legacy profiles the stunning career of jazz legend John Coltrane. Via interview footage, television clips, and performances by Coltrane, Reggie Workman, Elvin Jones, and Jimmy Cobb, the tribute program creates a collage of visual images and musical rhapsodies. Viewers experience Coltrane's extended saxophone interpretation of Rogers and Hammerstein's "My Favorite Things." Coltrane, who died at a young age, was considered a star of the golden age of jazz. This documentary celebrates his restless, chaotic, and ultimately soothing art.
jazz, music, saxophone