Penn Live Arts Presents
Campbell Brothers: John Coltrane’s A Love Supreme at Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
Judy Browngoehl uploaded this event on July 14, 2021
Fri, January 28, 2022
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Masters of a little-known American musical tradition, the Campbell Brothers have helped establish sacred steel, a fusion of African American gospel with electric steel guitars and soaring vocals. Now, the group takes on John Coltrane’s A Love Supreme, a seminal recording that evidenced how Coltrane’s expansive musical innovations intertwined with his religious devotion. With their signature slide guitars and particular attention to the album’s transcendent spiritual message, this Philadelphia premiere offers “a soul-stirring blend of gospel and the power and volume of electric blues and rock, a sound as hot as brimstone that kicks holy butt.” (NPR)...