1937Born Alice McCleod on August 27, 1937 in Detroit.
1945Around the age of seven, Alice began classical training in piano
1959Traveled to Europe to perform in Paris, with Lucky Thompson, Pierre Michelot and Kenny Clarke (footage from French TV available on YouTube)
1960Met Bud Powell
1962Moved to NYC
1963Dr. Martin Luther King, Walk to Freedom in Detroit
1965Living Space (Impulse!, released 1998)
1965Married John Coltrane
1966Live at the Village Vanguard Again! (Impulse!, 1966)
1966Live in Japan (Impulse!, recorded 1966; released 1973)
1967Stellar Regions (Impulse!, recorded 1967; released 1995)
1967Expression (Impulse!, 1967)
1967The Olatunji Concert: The Last Live Recording (Impulse!, 1967; released 2001)
1966Founding of Coltrane Records
1968Cosmic Music (Impulse!, 1966–68) with John Coltrane
1967Death of John Coltrane (September 23, 1967)
1968A Monastic Trio (Impulse!, 1967)
1969Met Swami Satchidananda and became his disciple
1969Huntington Ashram Monastery(Impulse!, 1969)
1970Five week pilgrimage to India
1970Ptah, the El Daoud (Impulse!, 1970)
1970Journey in Satchidananda (Impulse!, 1970)
1971Universal Consciousness (Impulse!, 1971)
1972Infinity (Impulse!, 1972)
1972World Galaxy (Impulse!, 1972)
1973Lord of Lords (Impulse!, 1973)
1973Reflection on Creation and Space (a Five Year View) (Impulse!, 1973; compilation)
1974Illuminations (Columbia, 1974) with Carlos Santana
1975Founded the Vedanta Center (aka The Vedantic Center)
1975Eternity (Warner Bros. Records, 1975)
1976Radha-Krsna Nama Sankirtana (Warner Bros. Records, 1976)
1977Transcendence (Warner Bros. Records, 1977)
1978Transfiguration (Warner Bros. Records, 1978)
1982Turiya Sings (Avatar Book Institute, 1982)
1982John Coltrane JR. dies in a car accident in California
1983Founded the Sai Anantam Ashram, Aguora Hills, CA
1987Divine Songs (Avatar Book Institute, 1987)
1990Infinite Chants (Avatar Book Institute, 1990)
1995Glorious Chants (Avatar Book Institute, 1995)
1998Priceless Jazz Collection (GRP, 1998; compilation)
1999Astral Meditations (Impulse!, 1999; compilation)
2004Translinear Light (Impulse!, 2004), produced by Ravi Coltrane
2006The Impulse Story (Impulse!, 2006; compilation)
2007Dies on January 12, 2007. Buried in Pinelawn Memorial Park, Farmingdale, Suffolk County, New York.