John Coltranes Love is from his album First Meditations (for quartet), recorded September 2, 1965, New Jersey. It was the last recording made by the classic John Coltrane Quartet; Later on the group were playing with additional musicians. Coltrane sticks here exclusively to tenor saxophone, passionately and lyrical. The album was released in 1977.
The five movements:
1 – Love, 2 – Compassion, 3 – Joy, 4 – Consequences, 5 – Serenity
John Coltrane – tenor saxophone
Jimmy Garrison – double bass
Elvin Jones – drums
McCoy Tyner – piano