Jackie Venson

Jackie Venson

Jackie Venson started playing the guitar when she was a senior at Berklee College of Music.  Until then she had studied and trained as a classical pianist. Forming her own blues band in 2013, Venson has become a rising star for her vocal and playing ability as well as...
Michelle Coltrane

Michelle Coltrane

Vocalist Michelle Coltrane is the daughter of  jazz pianist Alice Coltrane who advanced the harp as an instrument of the genre and broke new ground by doing so.   Her step-father was saxophone, composer and jazz icon, John Coltrane. The example her parents set as...
Dianne Reeves

Dianne Reeves

Jazz vocalist Dianne Reeves will headline the 8th Annual John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018. The five-time Grammy Award winner is considered the pre-eminent jazz vocalist in the world as a result of her vocal prowess and her...
Pete Escovedo & Sheila E

Pete Escovedo & Sheila E

Legendary percussionist, Pete Escovedo is an artist who broke down the barriers between Smooth Jazz, Salsa, Latin Jazz and contemporary music. His name has been synonymous with these genres for more than 50 years. Pete is known worldwide for his live performances,...
Ravi Coltrane

Ravi Coltrane

Three time GRAMMY AWARD nominee, saxophonist, composer, bandleader and record producer — Ravi Coltrane will play the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018 in Oak Hollow Festival Park, High Point, NC. Ravi Coltrane released...