Tracing a Giant Step: John Coltrane in Japan

4 October 2018 ● less than 1 min read ● 1 image
Tracing a Giant Step: John Coltrane in Japan

This article, published in Point of Departure, commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of John Coltrane's historic tour to Japan. Through archival research in Japan and the United States, parsing through published and unpublished materials and through oral histories, I create a rich picture of the tour.

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Katherine Whatley

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I am a Tokyo based writer, translator, artist and musician. I love jazz, art, koto, kimono, good food and cats.

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