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John Coltrane graphic novel biography to be published

The graphic novel arm of Jonathan Cape is publishing a biography of John Coltrane, illustrated by Paolo Parisi. The book tracks events in Coltrane's personal life, cut with scenes from his time recording. Parisi is a Bologna based artist and illustrator, and his work includes illustration for Soul Jazz records, for whom he drew Invasion Of The Mysteron Killer Sounds and its accompanying graphic novel.

Coltrane will be published by Jonathan Cape in the UK, Forlaget Fahrenheit in Denmark, and Editions Sarbacane in France, and will be released in the UK on 12 January 2012.