The John and Alice Coltrane Home

The John and Alice Coltrane Home

Vocalist and composer Michelle Coltrane has performed at the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival on two occasions. An ambassador for the festival that bears her family name, she continues to perform and record in her ever-evolving career in music. A...
Dyana Williams: An Artists In Her Own Right

Dyana Williams: An Artists In Her Own Right

Trailblazer Dyana Williams elevates the stature of hosting the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival (JCIJBF) to equal that of the virtuosic musicianship presented by the artists she introduces. Williams does this effortlessly, drawing from her...
Wachovia Winds

Wachovia Winds

For almost 20 years the Wachovia Winds Youth Wind Ensemble has given nearly 2000 young people from throughout the North Carolina Piedmont the opportunity to rehearse, perform and fellowship with talented, like-minded youth musicians. Members of the ensemble will open...
Marlow Rosado

Marlow Rosado

Two Grammy Award-winning artists who have each embraced the cultural resonance of the Latin Jazz genre, bring the rhythm and swing to the 11th John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival. Marlow Rosado, pianist, composer and  arranger will be joined by...
Larry McCray

Larry McCray

The legendary Rust Belt bluesman, Larry McCray has joined the lineup for the 11th John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival, performing on Sunday, Sept. 4, 2022. Known for his singing and guitar style, he is one of the last great blues shouters, in the...