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...
Coltrane All Star Band

Coltrane All Star Band

NC Coltrane All Star Band 2021 Lead by Al Strong The festival continues its long-standing tradition of celebrating local talent with the NC Coltrane All Star Band on September 4th. This ensemble comprises artists from across the state who have made a remarkable...
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...
Kenny Lattimore

Kenny Lattimore

KENNY LATTIMORE  Singer, songwriter Kenny Lattimore, called a ‘modern soul man,” will display his prolific vocal gifts as part of  the opening day lineup on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, at the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival. Kenny...
Julian Vaughn

Julian Vaughn

Bassist Julian Vaughn is on a mission to redefine his instrument’s role within the smooth jazz genre. He will display his innovative style when he performs on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021 at the 10th John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival. Julian Vaughn: Self...
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...