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...
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...
Tito Puente, Jr.

Tito Puente, Jr.

Tito Puente, Jr. with special guest Melina Almodovar Latin Jazz is widely popular with the fans who regularly attend the festival. Tito Puente, Jr. with special guest Melina Almodovar will bring the Latin Jazz rhythms on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021 for the 10th John...
Melina Almodovar

Melina Almodovar

Tito Puente, Jr. with special guest Melina Almodovar Popular salsa singer, songwriter and dancer Melina Almodovar, who is known as “La Muñeca de la Salsa – the Salsa Doll” will perform with Tito Puente, Jr. as his special guest on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021 for the...
Christone “KINGFISH” Ingram

Christone “KINGFISH” Ingram

Once a generation, a blues artist comes along who not only reminds mainstream audiences how deeply satisfying and emotionally moving the best blues music can be but shakes the genre to its core. Christone “Kingfish” Ingram is that artist. The explosive new blues...
Kurt Elling

Kurt Elling

Kurt Elling, winner of the 2021 GRAMMY Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album, will be the featured performer for day-two of the 10th John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021. The current win is for the 2020 release Secrets Are the Best...