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...
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...
10th Anniversary Festival Rescheduled: Sept 4-5, 2021

10th Anniversary Festival Rescheduled: Sept 4-5, 2021

As we in our local and national community contend with the extraordinary set of circumstances from the social upheaval engulfing the country and the unrelenting coronavirus pandemic, the decision has been made to postpone the 10th Annual John Coltrane International...
Student Musicians, It’s Time To Write!

Student Musicians, It’s Time To Write!

With schools closed and young people doing distance learning at home, student musicians have more time each day to practice.  If they are not, it may be because their instrument isn’t in the best shape. That can be frustrating to anyone. It can be an obstacle for a...
The 2020 Coltrane Jazzfest Will Happen!

The 2020 Coltrane Jazzfest Will Happen!

There is a special feeling that permeates Oak Hollow Festival Park in High Point, NC each year when the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival is held.  If you’ve ever attended, you have felt it. We are channeling that positive feeling as we look ahead....