Now on their second Vol. of Avant Garde Cosmic Compositions, this 26 track compilation bridges the similarities between the Avant-Garde/Free Jazz movement of the 50's & 60's & the beat movement of today and is a dedication to American jazz pianist, organist, harpist and composer Alice Coltrane. Next up in the series is Sun Ra...Link for Vol.1 below.
''She was central to the Indocentric/Spiritual jazz of the early '70s and arguably the first instance of a female instrumentalist assuming a defining role in a jazz subgenre. She spent the majority of her life seeking spiritually in both music and her private life & shared her husband's [Jazz Legend John Coltrane] instincts in taking great artistic risks to pursue a spiritual quest.'' - Jazz Times
Cosmic Compositions Avant Garde Series Vol.1 - Pharoah Sanders