Press Credentials


The Friends of John Coltrane, Inc. welcome and encourage coverage from  members of the press, media outlets and freelance photographers who are covering the event on assignment for a bonafide media entity.

Photographers who are granted permission to shoot pictures of the 8th Annual John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival agree to share, by September 22, 2018, all photos taken.  Any photographer who does not comply with the deadline will not be eligible to receive credentials for future festivals.

The deadline for submitting the request forms is August 4, 2018.  Backstage access will be limited to people with authorized credentials.

Thank you for your interest in covering the 2018 John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival.


The request deadline has passed.