Here Michael Levy has “translated Coltrane’s mathematical approach to architecture.” With new technology comes new perspective, and Levy has created something new and exciting out of something old and beautiful. Adam Frank writes at NPR:
John Coltrane’s Giant Steps is one of the great pieces of American music. It is an exemplar of be-bop.
While Coltrane wrote other pieces that were more profound, like A Love Supreme, with Giant Steps he managed to be both accessible and dive deep into the “sheets of sound” that characterized his best work.
In this video, musician and artist Michal Levy uses spatial metaphors to represent the symmetries in Coltrane’s composition.
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