World Galaxy

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World Galaxy
World Galaxy.jpg
Studio album by
Recorded15 and 16 November, 1971
LabelImpulse! Records
ProducerAlice Coltrane and Ed Michel
Alice Coltrane chronology
Universal Consciousness
World Galaxy
Lord of Lords

World Galaxy is the sixth solo album by Alice Coltrane. It was released in 1972.


The Allmusic review by Thom Jurek awarded the album 4½ stars stating "This set may take some getting used to for some, but it's easily one of the strongest records Alice Coltrane ever released, and one of the finest moments in jazz from the early '70s".[1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]

Track listing[edit]

  • "My Favorite Things" - 6:22
  • "Galaxy Around Olodumare" - 4:15
  • "Galaxy In Turiya" - 9:55
  • "Galaxy In Satchidananda" - 10:25
  • "A Love Supreme" - 9:58


The String Orchestra[edit]

  • David Sackson - concertmaster (all other members, strings)
  • Arthur Aaron
  • Henry Aaron
  • Julien Barber
  • Avron Coleman
  • Harry Glickman
  • Edward Green
  • Janet Hill
  • LeRoy Jenkins
  • Joan Kalisch
  • Ronald Lipscomb
  • Seymour Miroff
  • Thomas Nickerson
  • Alan Shulman
  • Irving Spice
  • William Stone


  1. ^ a b Jurek, T. Allmusic Review accessed November 30, 2011