John Sinclair at 17 Poets! September 26, 2011Posted by The Typist in books, New Orleans, Odd Words, Poetry, Toulouse Street.
Tags: 17 Poets!, John Coltrane, John Sinclair, Trembling Pillow Press
A rough podcast of poet and performer, musicologist and activist John Sinclair at 17 Poets! at the Goldmine Saloon at the launch of his book Song of Praise – Homage to John Coltrane, published by Trembling Pillow Press. Introduction by Dave Brinks, founder of the press.
Brinks discusses the genesis of the book and Sinclair’s connection to New Orleans, and Sinclair talks about his longtime fascination with Coltrane and the decades of reviews, articles and poems that comprise the book, reading several pieces from the book.