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....
2020: Coltrane Jazzfest 10th Anniversary

2020: Coltrane Jazzfest 10th Anniversary

2020 will mark the 10th year the Friends of John Coltrane have organized the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival. The dates for the anniversary year are Saturday, Sept. 5th and Sunday, Sept. 6th. The Festival brings the world’s top jazz and blues...
2019 Festival Review

2019 Festival Review

The new year 2020 will mark our 10th anniversary of bringing live jazz and blues performed by the world’s top musical artists. So, we take a moment to look back at the last festival through the words of Scott Homewood who attended on Sunday, Sept. 1st and wrote...
Dyana Williams Returns to Host 2019 Coltrane Jazzfest

Dyana Williams Returns to Host 2019 Coltrane Jazzfest

This is the third year Dyana Williams will host the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival. She has been very busy since she was last here in 2018. A music activist, celebrity strategist  and broadcaster, she returns as the national host for the 9th...