Featured Performances @ the 10th Annual John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival

Lineup Schedule 2021

Lineup Schedule 2021

It is finally here, and the lineup is set! We are looking forward to seeing you this weekend in Oak Hollow Festival Park, High Point, NC. Join us for the 10th Anniversary Celebration of the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival. Saturday 3:50 JC Youth...

BLOOD, SWEAT & TEARS

BLOOD, SWEAT & TEARS

Blood, Sweat & Tears is not the first band to ever use a horn section, but they are the first to fuse it with rock, jazz, and blues. The venerable, Grammy Award winning band, will perform Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021 at the 10th John Coltrane International Jazz and...

High Point Coltrane All Stars

High Point Coltrane All Stars

The festival resumes its commitment to promoting High Point’s homegrown talent with the city’s eponymous Coltrane All-Star Band. This ever-changing orchestra brings together artists who continue to make an impact on the city’s musical culture and a name on the...

Galactic

Galactic

GalacticFeaturing Anjelika 'Jelly' Joseph Although the Twitter profile describes Galactic as a New Orleans funk band, their music actually incorporates everything they’ve been exposed to and more. Given the array of music styles existing side by side in the Crescent...

Lakecia Benjamin

Lakecia Benjamin

Lakecia Benjamin has an unyielding affinity for the music of both John and Alice Coltrane. Benjamin, an alto saxophonist, composer, and bandleader, will perform at the 10th John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021. The unyielding...

Marcus Anderson

Marcus Anderson

He moves a lot like James Brown, sings like a balladeer and plays a mean saxophone.  Marcus Anderson will ignite his own brand of spontaneous combustion on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021 at the 10th John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival. The Grammy and...

Coltrane Jazzfest Presents Its Inaugural Livestream!

Coltrane Jazzfest Presents Its Inaugural Livestream!

Keyboardist and composer Lao Tizer will lead his band that features GRAMMY Award winning saxophonist Eric Marienthal and the mesmerizing world music violinist Karen Briggs in a concert to benefit the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival’s Student...

Congratulations To Our Winners!

Congratulations To Our Winners!

Members of the Friends of John Coltrane, Inc. announce the 2020 Student Instrument Essay Contest winners to celebrate the birthday of John Coltrane, saxophonist, composer, jazz icon and High Point, NC native son! September 23rd would have been Trane's 94th birthday....

Remembering Coltrane…

Remembering Coltrane…

Guest Blog by Nancy Bowman This year is one for the history books.  Fall is upon us and we are daily trying to anticipate what’s ahead.  Looking to last year, in High Point, we'd be talking about the 9th Annual John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues...

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