'A Love Supreme,' 50 Years Strong and Counting

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Fifty years ago, legendary jazz saxophonist John Coltrane recorded what may be considered the most-loved and influential jazz album of all time, "A Love Supreme." Coltrane called the deeply spiritual album his "humble offering to God." Forum talks with John Coltrane's son, saxophonist Ravi Coltrane, and others about the making of the album, its enormous influence on music and its timeless resonance, 50 years on.


Ravi Coltrane, saxophonist, bandleader, composer

Ashley Kahn, author of "A Love Supreme: The Story of John Coltrane's Signature Album"

Randall Kline, founder and executive artistic director of SFJAZZ

Joshua Redman, jazz saxophonist