The Coltrane Church: Apostles of Sound, Agents of Social Justice

The Coltrane Church: Apostles of Sound, Agents of Social Justice

Nicholas Louis Braham


the loo Coltrane Church all started in 1965, whilst Franzo and Marina King attended a functionality of the toilet Coltrane Quartet at San Francisco's Jazz Workshop and observed a imaginative and prescient of the Holy Ghost as Coltrane took the bandstand. Celebrating the spirituality of the past due jazz innovator and his song, the storefront church emerged throughout the dying of black-owned jazz golf equipment in San Francisco, and at a time of transforming into disillusionment with counter-culture spirituality following the 1978 Jonestown tragedy.

For 50 years, the church has successfully fought redevelopment, environmental racism, police brutality, personal loan foreclosure, spiritual intolerance, gender disparity and the corporatization of jazz. This severe historical past is the 1st book-length therapy of a rare African-American church and neighborhood establishment.

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