Consumer Guide: April, 2020

Two proud country women, two grrls getting started, two songsters hanging in there, a flood of spiritual wisdom from a saxophone saint, and a wittier brand of wisdom from one of COVID-19's fallen

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Sparked by an Xgau Sez question, I’ve spent many hours of 2020 exploring my slightly expanded Coltrane collection. So this spiritually fraught moment seemed the right time to go public: four full reviews plus an Honorable Mention that skip his Atlantic output altogether, where I recommend My Favorite Things and Giant Steps while noting that the alternat…

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