UNCG Spartans Jazz Collective

UNCG Spartans Jazz Collective

The UNCG Spartans Jazz Collective made their debut at the 2023 John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival. The rotating ensemble is made up of students and faculty from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. They were so well received last year, they...
Bilal

Bilal

Bilal Sayeed Oliver is a truly independent artist. A singer, songwriter, and producer who has always been ahead of his time – the Grammy Award-winning artist blends jazz, afro-futurism, classic soul, alternative R&B, rock and classical in his vocals and...
Jesus Molina

Jesus Molina

Jazz pianist Jesus Molina took his first professional music lesson less than 10 years ago by way of a scholarship to the prestigious Berklee College of Music, in Boston. Today he’s being acknowledged as a global phenom, recently coming off a Boston Pops debut...
Nik West

Nik West

Bassist, singer, and songwriter Nik West isn’t just a musician; she’s an embodiment of individuality. The performer with the explosive stage presence is set to appear at the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues, Sunday, Sept. 1, 2024 in Oak Hollow...
The Lao Tizer Band

The Lao Tizer Band

Three Emmys, two Grammys, one alum of The Voice, an American Idol phenom, and a DownBeat “Jazz Group of the Year ” nominee —  all that and more are in the embodiment of the Lao Tizer Band. A veteran performer of the Coltrane JazzFest, Tizer and his current band...